It had been reported that Lundqvist was also a reason for head coach John Tortorella's dismissal, but he denied that to the Post.
"I know there is some speculation regarding Torts being fired, but let's be clear on one thing," he said. "It's not my call who the coach should be for the New York Rangers.
"I would never put pressure on the management on decisions like that. I'm just a player. My focus is to play the game and do the best I can on the ice. Whatever [happens] off the ice, I leave to our great staff we have working for this club.
"It has no impact for me on who the coach is when it comes to my contract. I love everything about the New York Rangers. I love the fans. I love the organization."
It's believed Lundqvist could commend around more than $7 million, per year, on a new multi-term contract.