Is Henrik Lundqvist a twin?

Is Henrik Lundqvist a twin?

Joel Per Lundqvist (born 2 March 1982) is a Swedish professional ice hockey centre for Frölunda HC of Swedish Hockey League (SHL). He is the identical twin brother of National Hockey League goaltender Henrik Lundqvist. He previously played in the NHL for the Dallas Stars from 2006 to 2009.

What team does Joel Lundqvist play for?

Frölunda HC#20 / Centerman
Joel Lundqvist/Current teams

What happened to Lundqvist?

Henrik Lundqvist still has the desire to resume his NHL career after recovering from heart surgery in January. Two months after signing with the Capitals, Lundqvist announced in December he would sit out the 2020-21 NHL season due to heart condition that would require surgery.

Does Henrik Lundqvist have a brother?

Joel Lundqvist
Henrik Lundqvist/Brothers

Instead, it was a role player who, if you were piecing the puzzle together, might have had a case of his own for MVP honors: the Swedish captain, Joel Lundqvist, Henrik’s twin brother.

Is Henrik Lundqvist retiring?

Within minutes of Lundqvist’s announcement Friday, the New York Rangers announced they would retire his No. 30 during the upcoming season. That’s how revered he is in New York, where he played his entire 15-year NHL career with the Rangers.

How old is Lundqvist?

39 years (2 March 1982)
Henrik Lundqvist/Age
Widely respected for his professionalism, productivity and longevity in New York, where he was known as the king, the 39-year-old Lundqvist announced his decision with a statement on Twitter. Lundqvist had a marvelous career over 15 years, every single one of them with the Rangers.

Who is Henrik Lundqvist wife?

Therese Anderssonm. 2011
Henrik Lundqvist/Wife

Where did Henrik and Joel Lundqvist grow up?

They grew up in Åre, Jämtland, an area where alpine skiing is the most popular winter activity, but Henrik and Joel chose to play ice hockey over the more popular winter sports.

When did Henrik Lundqvist play for the Dallas Stars?

Lundqvist during his tenure with the Stars. His identical twin brother Henrik had a successful rookie season as goaltender for the New York Rangers in the 2005–06 season, and continues to be one of the league’s best goaltenders. He was afforded the opportunity to play his twin brother on December 14, 2006, in Dallas.

When did Henrik Lundqvist and Joel Lundqvist join Scania?

Henrik and Joel joined local team Rögle BK, and were both selected for Scania’s regional team in Sverigepucken in 1995. Henrik was selected to play for Scania in TV-pucken in 1996, and in 1997 when Joel was also selected.

Who are the twin brothers of Henrik Lundqvist?

Joel and identical twin brother Henrik, a goalie with the New York Rangers of the NHL, were born to Eva Johansson and Peter Lundqvist.