DATE OF BIRTH
MARCH 2nd, 1982
PLACE OF BIRTH
Olympic champion in 2006, runner-up in 2014, NHL All-Star in 2009, 2011 et 2012, Vezina Trophy 2012
Henrik Lundqvist is a professional Swedish ice hockey player, famous to be the goal keeper of the New York Rangers in the National Hockey League (NHL). After competing in Europe he arrives in NHL by 2005, and starts to shine with the Rangers. Lundqvist is well-known for his speed of execution, his agility beside his cage, leading his team to the edge of the East conference in 2014. His wonderful skills have been rewarded by the Vezina Trophy in 2012, for the best goal keeper of the League. One proof that Henrik is rock solid, specialy under paid time and pressure.
With his national team, Henrik is still a nightmare for offensive players. With Sweden, he holds the record of the most consecutive minutes without conceding a goal in an Olympic game. Some unbelievable performances contributing to his team winning the gold medal in the 2006 Torino Olympics, and as well as the silver medal in Sochi (2014).