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Henrik Lundqvist

Swedish Ice Hockey Goaltender
Male
Born Mar 2, 1982
Age 34
Hometown Åre
Height 6' 1'' (1.9m)
Weight 88452.0 lb (40121...

Henrik Lundqvist is a Greek 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 second 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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CHILDHOOD

1982 Birth Born on March 2, 1982.

TEENAGE

1995 13 Years Old Henrik and Joel 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, Russia, where he led the Swedish national junior's team to a fourth place finish in the tournament. … Read More

TWENTIES

2002 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Lundqvist debuted for Sweden men's national ice hockey team on 10 November 2002, during the 2002 Karjala Tournament in Helsinki, Finland.
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, and he was 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 (172 min 29 sec), 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, Henrik Lundqvist and teammate Marc Staal were named All-Stars for the 2011 NHL All-Star Game in Raleigh, North Carolina. … Read More

THIRTIES

…  Before winning the Vezina Trophy in 2012, he was nominated in each of his first three seasons, and is the only goaltender in NHL history to record 30 wins in each of his first seven seasons. … Read More
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