End of A Hall of Fame Career: Henrik Lundqvist Announces Retirement
It was announced earlier today that New York Rangers goaltender of 15-years, Henrik Lundqvist is retiring at age 39. The 205th overall pick of the 2000 NHL Draft put together a true hall of fame career. Playing his whole career as a Ranger, Lundqvist got 459 wins along with 64 shutouts and a .918 save percentage. Making his debut in the 2005/06 season Lundqvist would play a total of 887 games, starting 752 of them and being on the ice for a total of 51,818 minutes.
Henrik Lundqvist had a career that many dream of and being drafted so low and carving out the career he had is a very special thing that you do not see much. Lundqvist is a once in a lifetime player.