Henrik Lundqvist

Swedish Ice Hockey Goaltender
Born Mar 2, 1982

Henrik Lundqvist is a Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was nominated for the Vezina Trophy in his first three seasons in the NHL, finishing third all three times, and is the only goaltender in NHL history to record 30 wins in each of his first seven seasons. His dominating play during his rookie season resulted in the New York media and Rangers fans giving him the nickname "King Henrik".… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Henrik Lundqvist.


1982 Birth Born on March 2, 1982.


1995 13 Years Old Henrik and Joel then joined local team Rögle BK, and were both selected for Scania's regional team in Sverigepucken in 1995. Henrik was selected to play for Scania in TV-pucken in 1996, and in 1997, when Joel was also selected. … Read More
2000 18 Years Old After having a successful pre-season, Lundqvist made his Elitserien debut in the season opener on 21 September 2000 in a 2 - 4 loss against Brynäs IF. … Read More
2001 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Lundqvist's turning point came at the turn of the year at the 2001 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in Moscow, where he led the Swedish national junior's team to a fourth-place finish in the tournament. … Read More


2002 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Lundqvist debuted for the senior Swedish team on 10 November 2002, during the 2002 Karjala Tournament in Helsinki.
2003 21 Years Old Lundqvist was selected to the 2003 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships but was third string goaltender behind Tommy Salo and Mikael Tellqvist.
In December 2004, The Hockey News rated Lundqvist the sixth-best European prospect, the lone goaltender in their European top 10 list. … Read More
During the 2005 season, Lundqvist broke four Swedish national records: lowest goals against average (1.05), highest save percentage (.962), longest goalless streak (at 172 minutes and 29 seconds) and most shutouts in a season (6). … Read More
2006 - 2007 2 More Events
On 13 February 2008, Lundqvist signed a six-year contract with the Rangers worth $41.25 million, averaging $6.875 million a season. … Read More
On 8 January 2009, Lundqvist was selected to play in the 2009 NHL All-Star Game in Montreal.
2010 28 Years Old On 25 March 2010, Lundqvist became the first NHL goalie to win at least 30 games in his first five seasons by beating the New Jersey Devils in a shootout.
In January 2011, Lundqvist and teammate Marc Staal were named All-Stars for the 2011 NHL All-Star Game in Raleigh, North Carolina. … Read More


On 24 January 2012, Lundqvist earned his 40th career shutout, beating the Winnipeg Jets 3–0 at Madison Square Garden. … Read More
On 3 March 2013, Lundqvist took the NHL all-time lead in shootout wins over Martin Brodeur, winning his 43rd against the Buffalo Sabres.
On 18 March 2014, Lundqvist passed Mike Richter with his 302nd win to become the most winning goaltender in Rangers history after defeating the Ottawa Senators 8–4.
However, in a game on January 31, 2015 against the Carolina Hurricanes, Lundqvist took a slapshot to his neck. … Read More
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