Henrik Lundqvist is a Swedish professional ice hockey goalie for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League. Previously, he played 15 seasons with the New York Rangers. Prior to winning the Vezina Trophy in 2012, he was nominated for his first three seasons and was the only goalscorer in NHL history to achieve a record 11 wins 30 in his first 12 seasons. He holds the record for most goals scored by a European-born goaltender in the NHL. His dominant style of play during the rookie season earned him the nickname "King Henrik" by fans of the New York media and the Rangers. At the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy, he led the Swedish men's team to their second Olympic gold medal. Before joining Rangers, Lundqvist played for Frölunda HC at Elitserien Sweden. During his years in Sweden, he became the tournament's top scorer, winning the Honken Trophy three seasons in a row; 2003, 2004 and 2005.
Star goaltender who debuted with the New York Rangers in 2005 and earned the Vezina Trophy for best goaltender in the league in 2012. In each of his first seven seasons, he became the first goaltender in NHL history to win 30 or more games.
In the year 2000, he made his professional debut with the Scandinavian team Frolunda.
At the 2006 Winter Olympics, he guided Team Sweden to a gold medal.
He married Therese Anderson in 2011 and, in 2012, Theresa gave birth to the couple's first child, a daughter named Charlise.
From 2009 through 2013, he was colleagues with forward Marian Gaborik on the Rangers.
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