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Henrik Lundqvist Uses His Helmet To Make Ridiculous Save

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Swedish goaltender Henrik Lundqvist posted a shutout against Switzerland on Friday in Sochi, recording 24 saves to help his team improve to 2-0 so far in Olympic play. One of those saves came without the use of limbs, as Hank managed to make a header save on a shot in the first period. It looked strange and it’s certainly not what they teach you in goaltender school but, hey, it counted the same.

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The unorthodox stop was not his best, however, as that honor goes to this pad save he made early in the game:

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  1. […] The battered Swedes will need their top goaltender to be at the top of his game if they are to have any chance of fulfilling their gold-medal aspirations, and he certainly was on Friday. Lundqvist shut down a number of solid Swiss scoring chances in the shutout, including one shot he knocked away with his face. […]

  2. […] The battered Swedes will need their top goaltender to be at the top of his game if they are to have any chance of fulfilling their gold-medal aspirations, and he certainly was on Friday. Lundqvist shut down a number of solid Swiss scoring chances in the shutout, including one shot he knocked away with his face. […]