This Is Why Henrik Lundqvist Should Be Your Favorite NHL Player

06/13/2014 01:17 pm ET | Updated Jun 17, 2014
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There are two kinds of people in the world: People who love Henrik Lundqvist and people who need to start loving Henrik Lundqvist. The Rangers netkeeper is operating at the absolute height of his powers, reminding viewers everywhere that a hot goalie is perhaps the most valuable position in all of sports. There's a reason he's been dubbed the "King of New York." But did you know that Lundqvist is much more than just the sum of his on-ice accomplishments? When away from the game he's no less fascinating.

Here's some reasons why everyone should get familiar with Lundqvist:

He Is Not An Actual Wall, But He Plays Like One

He's A Dapper Dresser Who's Been Featured In GQ, Esquire, & Men's Fitness
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He's Won Five Straight Game 7s - An NHL Record

He Can Even Make Dropping An F-Bomb On Live TV Look Smooth

Look Out Slash, He Can Play Guitar

And Act, In Two Languages

He's Raised Money For Numerous Charities (And He's Even A HuffPost Blogger!)

But He's Not Afraid To Mix It Up With His Competition

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