Henrik Lundqvist is the only goalie in NHL history to post 30-or-more wins in each of his first five NHL seasons, and the first Rangers goaltender in team history to post five straight 30-win seasons... Captured a gold medal with Team Sweden at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy... and considered one of the top goaltenders in the game.

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Lundqvist Twins Interview

Henrik Lundqvist pulled as Philadelphia Flyers rout New York Rangers, 6-0

Pregame Notes: Rangers at Carolina

2009-10 Season Game No. 40 at RBC CenterThursday, 12.31.2009
New York Rangers

Tonight’s Game

The Rangers face-off against the Carolina Hurricanes tonight at RBC Center (8:00 p.m.), in the first game of a home-and-home set. The Blueshirts currently rank fourth in the Atlantic Division standings, and 10th in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 18-17-4 (40 pts.). The Rangers enter tonight's contest having been defeated by the Philadelphia Flyers, 6-0, yesterday at Madison Square Garden to snap their five-game point streak (4-0-1). The Hurricanes enter the contest with a 10-22-7 (27 pts.) record, and rank 15th in the Eastern Conference. Following tonight's game, the Rangers will face-off against the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, Jan. 2, at Madison Square Garden (1:00 p.m.), to close out their home-and-home set.

Tune In Tonight!
Tonight's game will be televised on MSG. You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN New York and on satellite radio at XM 209.

All Time – Rangers vs. Hurricanes
Overall: 52-45-7-1
At MSG: 33-15-4-1
At Hartford/Carolina: 19-30-3-0

2009-10 - Rangers vs. Hurricanes
Dec. 21 Rangers 3, Hurricanes 1 at Carolina
Dec. 31 Rangers vs. Hurricanes at Carolina
Jan. 2 Rangers vs. Hurricanes at MSG
Jan. 27 Rangers vs. Hurricanes at MSG

Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Dec. 31 Rangers at Carolina, 8 p.m.
Jan. 2 Rangers vs. Carolina, 1 p.m.
Jan. 4 Rangers vs. Boston, 7 p.m.
Jan. 6 Rangers vs. Dallas, 7 p.m.
Jan. 7 Rangers at Atlanta, 7 p.m.


* Vinny Prospal has missed one game with an injury suffered on Dec. 26.

* The Rangers have lost 45 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.

Flyers @ Rangers 12/30/09

Nate Thompson Making The Blooper Reel - Dec 17th 2009 (HD)

Henrik Lundqvist agreed to a contract extension (Feb. 14, 2008)

“It feels good,” Lundqvist said. “I said since Day One that I really like New York, I like to play for the Rangers and am so excited to be done with this deal.”

Rangers Men's Journal Photoshoot

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

"Rangers Relying on 'Hank to be Hank' as Blueshirts fight their way to playoffs"

2010 Olympics

Henrik Lundqvist is the first member of the Rangers to officially be named to a 2010 Olympic roster.

Ranger Fan Photos

[ Me in my Lundqvist Jersey at MSG, 2009 ]

Henrik Lundqvist Gotham Photoshoot

Henrik Lundqvist Trivia

1st goal keeper in the Swedish national ice hockey team (Tre Kronor).

Has got an identical twin, called Joel.

Recorded his first NHL win on October 13, 2005 at Madison Square Garden vs. the New Jersey Devils in a 4-1 win, and earned First Star honors.

Posted his first career shut-out in an October 17, 2005 home game vs. Florida, stopping all 23 shots in a 4-0 win.

Named the NHL's Defensive Player of the Week for the period ending Sunday, January 22, 2006; Led the Rangers to three victories and posted a 1.62 goals against average and a 94.5% save percentage over the span.

His 30th victory made the Rangers the first team in NHL history to have a rookie goaltender total at least 30 victories in the same season that a rookie skater registered at least 30 goals (the rookie skater was Petr Prucha).

Posted a 4-3 record in shootouts during 2005-2006 season.

Where They Are Now: Remains the New York Rangers primary goaltender.

June 25, 2000 - Lundqvist was the Rangers 7th selection, 205th overall, in the 2000 NHL entry draft.

In the 2005-2006 NHL season, Lundqvist appeared in 53 of 82 games with the Rangers. His record was 30-12-9, with a record of 21-6-4 at Madison Square Garden. His goals against average was 2.24 (1.96 at MSG), and a 92.2% save percentage (93.1% at MSG). Posted two shutouts, both at home.

Catches: Left.

Lundqvist is the primary goaltender for the New York Rangers of the NHL. He is uniform number 30.

Made his NHL debut on October 8, 2005 with the New York Rangers vs. the New Jersey Devils in an away game at The Meadowlands. He stopped 24 of 27 shots in a 3-2 overtime loss.

On March 12, 2009, he became the first goalie in NHL history to win 30+ games in his first four seasons, with a win over the Nashville Predators.

[ IMDb ]

Henrik Lundqvist: The World's Sexiest Ice Man

Shop Henrik Lundqvist

Henrik Lundqvist Spectacular Glove Save on Carcillo (April 9th 2009)

MSG Profiles - Henrik Lundqvist

NHL Ad - Henrik Lundqvist - 'Pucks'

Henrik Lundqvist Bauer Promo (HD)

Extended interview: NY Rangers Goaltender, Henrik Lundqvist

Henrik Lundqvist - The King of NY [2008/09 Highlight Reel]

Henrik Lundqvist in Buffalo 2008

[ Video Taken by Me at HSBC Arena - Rangers win at Buffalo, NY 2008 ]

Rangers - Sabres 2008

[ Photos Taken by Me at HSBC Arena - Buffalo, NY 2008 ]