Henrik Lundqvist, the New York Rangers’ goalie announced his retirement on Friday after 15 seasons in the NHL.

wrote on Twitter, “It’s time. For the last 30 years, I have devoted my life to
the game of hockey … and now it’s time to walk away from the game I love and
begin a new chapter. The future excites me. I’ve met so many amazing people
over the years that will help to guide and inspire me in my new journey.”

Rangers selected Lundqvist in the seventh round of the 2000 NHL Draft, and he
has been a regular in net for the team since the 2005-06 season.

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39-year-old has a career record of 459-310-96 after starting 752 regular-season
games. He’s NHL’s sixth-winningest goalkeeper and the only one to win 30
games in each of his first seven seasons. In the regular season, he finished
with a 2.43 goals-against average and a.918 save percentage. Lundqvist, a
five-time All-Star, is the all-time leader in saves (23,509).

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the regular season, he finished with a 2.43 goals-against average and .918 save
percentage. Five-time All-Star Lundqvist is seventh all-time in saves (23,509),
eighth in games played (887), and 17th in shutouts.

posting a 24-16-3 record, 1.97 GAA, and.930 save percentage in 2012, Lundqvist
was awarded the Vezina Trophy. He
finished top three in the voting four other times.

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Lundqvist never won a Stanley Cup, but he did lead the Rangers reach the
playoffs 12 times, with a 2.30 GAA and.921 SV% in 130 games. In his tenure, the
Rangers made it to the Stanley Cup Final once, falling to the Los Angeles Kings
in the 2014 series.

was a mainstay for Sweden in international competition, helping the country win
gold in the 2006 Olympics and silver in 2004. With Lundqvist in net, Sweden won
the world championships in 2017.