2009-10: Established career-highs in games played (73) and saves (1,942). ... Tied for second in the NHL in games played, ranked fourth in saves, fifth in icetime, eighth in goals against average, and tied for seventh in save percentage, 10th in wins and 13th in shutouts. ... Captured the Rangers’ MVP Award for the fourth consecutive year. ... Stopped 30 shots to register his fourth shutout of the season and 24th of his career on Apr. 2 at Tampa Bay, to move into a tie for fourth on the Rangers all-time shutouts list. ... Made 35 saves through regulation/overtime, and stopped all three shots faced in the shootout, to post his 30th win of the season on Mar. 25 at New Jersey; 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. ... Established career-highs in saves and shots faced, stopping 50 of 55 shots on Mar. 4 vs. Pittsburgh. ... Posted a career-high 127:06 shutout streak from Jan. 9 at Boston to Jan. 14 vs. Ottawa (81 saves). … Made his 300th career NHL appearance on Dec. 30 vs. Philadelphia … Recorded his 150th career regular season win with a 29-save shutout on Nov. 1 against Boston to become the fastest goalie to 150 wins (279 games) in team history, reaching the mark 16 games ahead of Mike Richter (295 games). 2008-09: Appeared in 70 games with the Rangers, posting a 38-25-7 record, along with a 2.43 goals against average, a .916 save percentage and three shutouts. ... Established a career-high with 38 wins. ... Ranked third in the NHL in total icetime (4,152:46) and saves (1,839), and fourth in wins (38) and games played (70). ... Also ranked 11th in the league in goals against average (2.43) and tied for 11th in the NHL in save percentage (.916%). ... Captured the Rangers’ MVP Award, as voted by the Professional Hockey Writers Association, for the third consecutive year. ... Held opponents to two or fewer goals in 44 games this season … Turned aside 28 shots to record his career-high, 38th win of the season on Apr. 12 at Philadelphia. ... Stopped 38 shots on Mar. 30 vs. the Devils to record his 20th career shutout. ... Registered his 30th win of the season, stopping 19 shots on Mar. 12 at Nashville, to become the first goaltender in NHL history to reach the 30-win mark in each of his first four seasons. ... Made 25 saves in net and recorded his second assist of the season on Scott Gomez's power play, game-winner, on Feb. 18 vs. the Islanders. ... Appeared in his first career NHL All-Star game on Jan. 25 at Montreal. ... Became just the fifth goaltender in NHL history to begin his career with four straight 20-win seasons on Jan. 5 at Pittsburgh (Mike Liut, 1979-84; Bill Durnan, 1943-50; Frankie Brimsek, 1938-43; George Hainesworth, 1926-32); Also joined three other Rangers netminders who have posted four consecutive 20-win seasons (Mike Richter, 1995-01; Ed Giacomin, 1965-73; Dave Kerr, 1937-40). ... Recorded one power play assist on Nov. 19 vs. the Canucks; The assist was his third career NHL point, and first since March 16, 2006 vs. Washington. ... Made his 200th NHL appearance on Oct. 15 vs. Buffalo. 2007-08: Appeared in 72 games with the Rangers, registering a 37-24-10 record, along with a 2.23 goals against average, a .912 save percentage and 10 shutouts. ... Led the NHL in shutouts (10), tied for fourth in wins (37) and ranked sixth in goals against average (2.23 GAA). ... Marked the first time since 1970-71 that a Rangers goaltender led the league in shutouts (Ed Giacomin – eight). ... Nominated as a finalist for the Vezina Trophy, as the NHL’s top goaltender, for the third consecutive season. ... Was named Rangers Most Valuable Player, as voted by the Professional Hockeywriters Association, for the second consecutive season. ... Turned aside 25 shots on Apr. 3 at Long Island to record his 10th shutout of the season, the most by a Rangers' goaltender since John Ross Roach posted 13 shutouts in 1928-29; Also tied his career-high with 37 wins. ... Turned aside 22 shots on Mar. 18 vs. the Penguins to record his 100th career win, becoming the fastest Rangers goalie to reach the mark (187 games; 2nd - Mike Richter, 198 games). ... Turned aside 29 shots and stopped three of three shootout attempts in a 1-0 win, Mar. 9 vs. the Bruins to record his ninth shutout of the season. ... Stopped 26 shots on Mar. 6 at Long Island for his 30th win of the season, becoming only the second goalie in NHL history to record three straight 30-win seasons to begin their career (Ron Hextall, 1986-87 to 1988-89); It marked the second time a Rangers goalie posted three consecutive 30-win seasons (Ed Giacomin, 1966-67 to 1969-70). ... Turned aside 18 shots in a 4-0 win on Dec. 18 vs. the Penguins to set a new career-high with his sixth shutout of the season. ... Won eight games in nine appearances from Oct. 29 vs. Tampa Bay to Nov. 17 at Pittsburgh. ... Made 24 saves in the loss, Nov. 6 at Long Island, halting his career-high, shutout streak at 159:31. ... Posted a 5-1-0 record along with a 0.83 goals against average, a .968 save percentage and three shutouts during a six game homestand from Oct. 25 vs. New Jersey to Nov. 5 vs. Philadelphia. ... Awarded Second Star honors by the NHL for the week ending November 4, posting a 3-0-0 record, 0.65 goals against average, .976 save percentage and one shutout during the span. ... Turned aside 19 shots while recording his first shutout of the season and eighth of his career, in a 1-0, shootout loss on Oct. 20 at Boston. ... Also appeared in 10 post-season contests, posting a 5-5 record with a 2.57 goals against average, a .909 save percentage and one shutout .... Made 29 saves and turned aside a penalty shot attempt by Evgeni Malkin in a 3-0 win in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semi Finals matchup vs. Pittsburgh on May 1 to record his second career playoff shutout; Became the third Rangers’ goaltender to post a shutout when facing elimination (Joe Miller on April 12, 1928 vs. Montreal Maroons, Game Four of the Stanley Cup Finals, 1-0; John Vanbiesbrouck on May 7, 1986 vs. Montreal Canadiens, Game Four of the Conference Finals, 2-0). ... Stopped 23 shots and turned aside John Madden’s penalty shot attempt in the third period to notch his 10th career playoff win in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarter Finals on Apr. 18 at New Jersey. 2006-07: Appeared in 70 games with the Rangers, posting a 37-22-8 record, along with a 2.34 goals against average, a .917 save percentage and five shutouts. … Ranked fourth in the league in minutes played (4,108), tied for sixth in shutouts, tied for eighth in wins (37), eighth in goals against average (2.34), and tied for ninth in save percentage (.917). … Posted an 8-4 record in shootouts … Tied for fourth in the NHL with eight shootout wins. … Named a finalist for the Vezina Trophy, as the league’s top goaltender, for the second consecutive season. ...Posted a 16-4-6 record, along with a 1.73 goals against average and a .936 save precentage in his last 28 games of the season. … In his last 44 games, recorded a 1.89 goals against average along with a .929 save percentage. … Made 25 saves in a 3-1 win and earned First Star honors on Apr. 5 vs. Montreal, tying for second, along with Ed Giacomin (1968-69), for the most wins in a single season (37) by a Ranger goalie (Mike Richter - 42, 1993-94). … Registered 30 saves and was named the game's First Star in a 7-0 win on Mar. 17 vs. Boston, earning his fourth shutout of the season; With the victory, became the second Rangers goaltender to win 30 or more games in back-to-back seasons (Eddie Giacomin did it four straight seasons -- 1966-67 through 1969-70); Also joined Eddie Giacomin and Mike Richter as the only Ranger goaltenders to win 30 or more games in a season more than once. ... In a 4-3 shootout loss on Mar. 1 vs. Pittsburgh, stopped 30 shots in regulation/overtime and turned aside two of three in the shootout; Had his season-high shutout streak of 125:22 snapped at 1:16 of the third period;The game marked his career-high 19th consecutive start; Became the first Rangers' goalie to start 19 or more consecutive games since John Davidson started 24 straight games from February 7 to March 27, 1976. … Made his 100th career appearance on Feb. 17 vs. Philadelphia. … Registered 17 saves in a 2-1 win on Jan. 27 at Philadelphia; With the win, became the first Rangers' goalie since Mike Richter (2000-01 - 2001-02) to have back-to-back 20-win seasons. … Made a career-high 43 saves and earned First Star honors in a 5-2 win on Dec. 14 at Dallas. ...Turned aside 28 shots in a 2-1 overtime win on Nov. 25 at Pittsburgh; Stopped a penalty shot taken by Jordan Staal in overtime. … Stopped 34 shots and was named First Star in a 4-0 win on Nov.21 vs.Carolina, earning his first shutout of the season. … Made 35 saves in regulation/overtime and turned aside all 13 shots in the shootout to earn his second consecutive win on Oct. 7 at Philadelphia. … Named First Star 13 times, Second Star eight times and Third Star six times. ... Appeared in 10 post season games, posting a 6-4 record, along with a 2.07 goals against average and a .924 save percentage. ... Ranked third in the NHL with a .924 save percentage and was fifth in the NHL with a 2.07 goals against average. ... Made a playoff career-high 38 saves and earned First Star honors in a 2-1 win (2 OT) on Apr. 29 vs. Buffalo; Marked his first career overtime appearance in the post-season. 2005-06: Appeared in 53 games with the Rangers, posting a 30-12-9 record, along with a 2.24 goals against average, a .922 save percentage and two shutouts. … Among the league leaders in several categories; fifth in goals against average (2.24), fourth in save percentage (.922), tied for 11th in wins (30) and tied for 16th in shutouts (two). … Finished third in voting for the Vezina Trophy. … Was the first NHL rookie to be a Vezina Trophy finalist since 1995 (Jim Carey). … Named to the NHL’s All-Rookie Team, becoming the first Ranger since Dan Blackburn (2001-02). … Posted a 21-6-4 record, along with a 1.96 goals against average and a .931 save percentage at MSG. … Recorded 18 saves in a 5-1 victory on Mar. 29 at the Islanders and tallied his 30th win of the season, breaking the Rangers rookie goaltending wins record previously held by Jim Henry (29, 1941-42) and Johnny Bower (29, 1953-54). … Stopped 31 shots in a 3-1 win on Jan. 22 vs. New Jersey, becoming the first Ranger rookie to post 20 wins in a season since Mike Richter recorded 21 in 1990-91. … Made 38 saves to record his second shutout of the season (First Star) on Jan. 7 vs. Florida, becoming the first Rangers rookie to record two shutouts in a single season since Gilles Villemure recorded four in 1970.… Posted his first career shutout and notched his third consecutive victory on Oct. 17 vs. Florida, stopping 23 shots in the 4-0 triumph; Became the first rookie goaltender to record a shutout for the Rangers since John Vanbiesbrouck on Jan. 2, 1985 (6-0 vs.Vancouver). … Recorded his first NHL win on Oct. 13 vs. New Jersey and earned First Star honors in the 4-1 victory. …Made his Rangers/NHL debut on Oct. 8 at New Jersey, stopping 24 of 27 shots in a 3-2 overtime loss. … Was named First Star seven times, Second Star 12 times, and Third Star six times on the season.
Has appeared in 144 career contests with Frolunda of the Swedish Elite League (Elitserien), posting a 2.02 goals against average ... In postseason play, he appeared in 44 career contests, posting a 1.75 goals against average. 2004-05: Appeared in 44 games with Frolunda of the Swedish Elite League, posting a 33-8-3 record, along with a 1.79 goals against average and a .936 save percentage. … Ranked among the Swedish Elite league goaltending leaders in several categories, including: wins (33, first), goals against average (1.79, first), save percentage (.936, first), shutouts (six, first) and minutes played (2,641:51, second). … Recorded an unbeaten streak of 15 games from Dec. 28 to Mar. 1, posting a 13-0-2 record over the span along with a 1.80 goals against average and a .939 save percentage and two shutouts. … Posted a record of 12-2 with a 1.05 goals against average, a .962 save percentage and six shutouts in the 2005 postseason, helping lead Frolunda to the Swedish Elite League championship. …Established multiple national playoff records, including: lowest goals against average (1.05 GAA); highest save percentage (.962); longest consecutive time without conceding a goal (172 minutes, 29 seconds);most shutouts (six). … Following the postseason, he was named the Player of the Month for April, as well as being named to the Swedish Media All-Star team for the third consecutive season, along with Sweden’s best player award and the league’s MVP. 2003-04: Appeared in 48 games with Vastra Frolunda of Elitserien in Sweden, posting a goals against average of 2.17 and seven shutouts. … Voted to the Swedish Media All-Star Team for the second consecutive season. 2002-03: Ranked first in the league with six shutouts and a 1.45 goals against average. ... Recorded a .928 save percentage in 28 games. ... Posted a 2.21 goals against average in 12 playoff contests and recorded a leaguehigh two shutouts, helping Frolunda capture the Swedish Elite League championship. … Voted to the Swedish Media All-Star Team. 2001-02: Appeared in 20 games, posting a goals against average of 2.71. ... Garnered eight postseason victories in eight games and posted a league-leading two shutouts, along with a 2.21 goals against average. 2000-01: Appeared in four games, posting a goals against average of 3.47.
Has appeared in several international tournaments for Sweden over the course of his career. 2010: Made his second career Olympic appearance, representing fifth-place Sweden at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. … Led all tournament goaltenders in GAA and shutouts, and ranked fourth in save percentage. 2008: Started five games for Team Sweden at the 2008 World Championships at Quebec City, helping Swedes to fourth-place finish. 2006: Captured a gold medal with Team Sweden at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy. … Appeared in six games, posting a 5-1 record along with a 2.33 goals against average and a .907 save percentage. 2005: Appeared in nine games for Sweden at the 2005 World Championships, posting a 6-3-0 record, along with a 2.35 goals against average and a .894 save percentage. 2004: Competed with Team Sweden at the 2004 IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic, capturing a silver medal. … In the tournament, he appeared in all eight contests, posting a 5-1-2 record, along with a 1.64 goals against average and a .925 save percentage. … Following the tournament, he was named to the Media All-Star team, as well as one of Sweden’s top three players for the Championships. … Also was on Sweden’s roster for 2004 World Cup of Hockey. 2003: Dressed for three games with Sweden at the 2003 World Championship in Finland. 2002: Posted a 3-4-0 record in goal for Team Sweden, while ranking second overall in minutes played (4:19:15), fourth in goals against average (2.15) and fifth in save percentage (.906) at the 2002 World Junior Championship in the Czech Republic. 2001: Registered a 1.86 goals against average and a .928 save percentage in seven games with Sweden at the 2001 World Junior Championship. 2000: Appeared in four games for Sweden at the 2000 Under-18 World Junior Championship, posting a 2.25 goals against average and a .939 save percentage.
Became the official spokesperson for the Garden of Dreams Foundation in Jan. 2009. ... Named to Page Six Magazine’s “Best-Dressed of NYC Fashion Week” list (September 2008) … Twin brother, Joel, was drafted by Dallas in the eighth round of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. The brothers have faced each other three times during their NHL careers. ... Is a big rock music fan and played guitar in a band in Frolunda … Also enjoys golf and soccer. … Nickname is Hank. … Single.
June 25, 2000 - Rangers seventh-round choice, 205th overall, in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.
LONGEST WIN STREAK: 7, Mar. 17, 2007 - Apr. 1, 2007
LONGEST POINT STREAK: 10, (8-0-2) Mar. 16, 2007 - Apr. 5, 2007
LONGEST SHUTOUT STREAK: 127:06 (Jan. 9, 2010, at Boston - Jan. 14, 2010, vs. Ottawa)
MOST SHOTS FACED, GAME: 55, March 4, 2010, vs. Pittsburgh
FIRST NHL GAME: Oct. 8, 2005 at New Jersey (2-3, OT)
FIRST NHL WIN: Oct. 13, 2005 vs. New Jersey (4-1, 20 saves)
FIRST NHL SHUTOUT: Oct. 17, 2005 vs. Florida (4-0, 23 saves)
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