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03-31-2011, 01:18 PM
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With the 804th selection in this year All-Time Draft, the Detroit Falcons are very please to select goaltender Henrik Lundqvist

Height: 6'0''
Weight: 187 lbs
Position: Goaltender
Catch: Left
Date of Birth: March 02, 1982
Place of Birth: Åre , Sweden
Age: 29

Honken Trophy *Swedish Goaltender of the year* (2003, 2004, 2005)
Guldhjälmen Trophy *Swedish MVP* (2005)
Guldpucken Award *Swedish player of the year* (2005)
Vezina Trophy Nomination (2006, 2007, 2008)
All-Rookie team (2006)
All-Star Team (2009, 2011)
World Championship Best Goaltender (2004)
World Championship All-Star Team (2004)
Olympic Gold Medalist (2006)
World Championship Silver Medalist (2003, 2004)

Calder Nomination:
2005-06:4th position

Hart Nomination:
2005-06: 9th position
2006-07: 22nd position (1 vote)
2009-10: 23rd position (1 vote)

Vezina Nomination:
2005-06: 3rd position
2006-07: 3rd position
2007-08: 3rd position
2008-09: 6th position
2009-10: 6th position

All-Star Voting:
2005-06: 4th position
2006-07: 7th position
2007-08: 4th position
2008-09: 9th position
2009-10: 9th position

Lady Bing Nomination:
2007-08: 72nd position (1 vote)


Elitserien records:
- Goals against average (1.45) and save percentage (.948) of 2002–03
- Goals against average (1.79) and save percentage (.936) of 2004–05

New York Rangers/NHL records:
- Second Rangers goaltender ever (after Eddie Giacomin) to record back-to-back 30-win seasons with 30 in the 2005-06 season and 37 in the 2006–07 season
- Second goaltender in NHL history to record three straight 30-win seasons to begin their career (2005–06 to 2007–08) (Ron Hextall, from 1986–87 to 1988–89, was the other)
- Only goalie in NHL history to record six straight 30-win season to begin their career (2005–06 to present)
- Shares NHL record for longest assist streak by a goaltender at 3 games in 2010-11 (Tom Barrasso in 1984-85 and 1988-89 and Ed Belfour in 2001-02)

Olympics records:
- Winter Olympics record for consecutive minutes without allowing a goal: 172-plus minutes (2006 to 2010 Winter Olympics)


A lot of gibberish about a very well known goaltender. Henrik Lundqvist is one of the most consistent goaltender I have ever saw in my lifetime. He's been an elite goaltender in the world of hockey for 9 years now, and I think he's a very fine addition to my team. Unlike Hern, he never was the best goaltender in the world, but he bring consistent goaltending, and I think it's a very important factor when selecting a backup goaltender.

I will demonstrate in the next few days that Al Rollins is a borderline Top-30 goaltender in this draft, while everyone knows the value of Henrik Lundqvist. It's still a very unimpressive tandem as far as the ATD goes, but I'm quite happy of how my goaltending situation turned out, considering I've waited longer than anyone to select them.

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