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Henrik Lundqvist
Henrik Lundqvist - New York Rangers.jpg
Lundqvist in October 2014
Born (1982-03-02) 2 March 1982 (age 39)
Åre, Sweden
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
NHL team
Former teams
New York Rangers
Frölunda HC (SEL)
National team Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
NHL Draft 205th overall, 2000
New York Rangers
Playing career 2001–present
Henrik Lundqvist

Henrik Lundqvist (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈhɛnrɪk ˈlɵndkvɪst]; born 2 March 1982, in Åre, Sweden) is a Swedish ice hockey goaltender for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has been nominated for the Vezina Trophy three times. He finished third all three times. His play during his first season resulted in the New York media and Rangers fans giving him the nickname "King Henrik".[1] During the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy, he played on the Swedish team when they won their second Olympic Gold Medal.