skiing is the most popular winter activity, but Henrik and Joel chose to play ice hockey over the more popular winter sports. He and his brother are only the third set of twins to play each other in an NHL game in the history of the league. Rating ( 0 score). 3 Serving as team captain, he led Frölunda to win the 2016 Swedish national championship as well as the Champions Hockey League (CHL). He started his 2006 season in Iowa Stars scoring 38 points in 40 games but was called up and played his first game in Dallas on 3 December 2006. His identical twin brother Henrik had a successful rookie season as goaltender for the New York Rangers in the 200506 season, and continues to be one of the league's best goaltenders. In 2017, Frölunda repeated as CHL champ with Lundqvist earning Most Valuable Player honors. 2, playing career edit, he was selected by the Dallas Stars in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft (3rd round, 68th overall) and signed a one-year entry level two way contract with them in May 2006.
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During the 199798 season Henrik and Joel were extensively scouted by Frölunda, and while playing for Rögle in the 1998. New York Rangers of the, nHL, were born to Eva Johansson and Peter Lundqvist. It was the first time that a goaltender faced his twin. During the winters their kindergarten teachers used the kindergarten's 9 meters 3 meters (30 ft 10 ft) sandpit to freeze an outdoor ice rink where the twins would frequently skate. He was afforded the opportunity to play his twin brother on December 14, 2006, in Dallas. Lundqvist played 7 games in his first NHL playoff series, scoring two goals, and was assigned back to Iowa when Dallas was eliminated. During one practice when the coach asked if anyone wanted to be a goaltender Joel grabbed and raised Henrik's arm and said that his brother would like.