the 37-year-old Henrik Lundqvist is really sweaty, when he comes to the mixed zone.
This is despite a quiet afternoon at work in the world CUP arena in Bratislava.
– It is really warm inside the hall, " he says as an explanation to the svettdropparna in the face.
Against Italy, was Henrik Lundqvist a total of thirteen shots against him. He released not a single one.
check off the first zero.
" Through the whole match, I think we all did the things we had talked about before. There was no one who cheated, but all did the job, " says Henrik Lundqvist and looks very pleased.
at the same time as the course it can be enjoyable to only get a few shots against him during a match it is also a major challenge.
In the match against Italy was Henrik Lundqvist had to keep focus and be on their toes – despite the fact that he mostly stood idle during all three periods.
"I've played a few such games in the past so I know how quiet it seems, they will in each period to come towards me a couple of times, and then I must be prepared," he says.
" as long as it was 2-0, I knew that a mistake from my part would mean that it suddenly was in the match again. Only it does that it keeps the focus, he continues with a smile.
Monday night playing the Three Crowns its third world CUP match in Bratislava when they face Norway.
If it will be Lundqvist in goal against Norway or if there is a Jacob Markström, who is now injury-free and was also against Italy, get the chance is not clear.
" I have said from the beginning that I listen to Grönborg (coach Richard). It is he who guides the ship, " says Henrik Lundqvist.
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