Recently, during an event held at the TAG Heuer dealer Jarl Sandin in Gothenburg, the Swiss watchmaker has presented the Aquaracer Henrik Lundqvist special and limited edition, in the presence of Henrik himself.
Henrik Lundqvist – also known as “King Henrik” – is an Olympic gold medalist, goalie for New York Ranger, the Swedish National team and a National Hero. Before joining the Rangers, Lundqvist played for Frölunda HC, or « Frölunda Indians » in the Swedish Elitserien. During his years in Sweden, he developed into the league’s finest goaltender, winning the « Honken Trophy » three consecutive seasons; 2003, 2004, and 2005.
In 2005, he also won two of the most prestigious awards in Swedish ice hockey, the Golden Puck and the Golden Helmet. In the 2000 NHL entry draft, The New York Rangers selected Henrik as the 205th overall. Lundqvist made his NHL debut on October 8, 2005, a 3-2 overtime loss to the New Jersey Devils. Despite the loss; he stopped 24 of 27 shots. Shortly after his debut, he recorded his first NHL win vs. the same Devils team. Henrik became an ambassador for TAG Heuer during 2016.
The Henrik Lundqvist Aquaracer is limited in 205 pieces, referring to the number of the pick in the draft when he got elected for New York Rangers and will only be available in Sweden and in USA. The watch has a 43mm brushed steel case witha blue aluminum unidirectional turning bezel with the 20 minutes highlighted in red.On the blue dial Henrik’s logo has been applied at nine o’clock which is a crown with the number 30 inside, referring to his number in the New York Rangers. On the back case, Henriks signature and wording “Limited edition XXX/205” are engraved. The watch is available with a brushed steel bracelet for a sporty and elegant look.
Model: Henrik Lundqvist Aquaracer
Diameter 43 mm
Steel alternate finishing case
Aluminum blue alternate finishing 60 minutes scale unidirectional turning bezel
Flat sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment
Polished steel screw-down crown at 3 o’clock
Alternate finishing steel crown protector at 3 o’clock
Alternate finishing steel srew-down case back with Henrik Lundqvist signature special engraving, limited number XXX/205
Water resistance: 300 meters
Blue sunray brushed dial
Blue flange with 60 second / minute scale
Rhodium plated polished, facetted applied indexes with white superluminova®
Rhodium plated polished, facetted hour and minute hands with white superluminova®
Rhodium plated, red polished, lacquered central hand
White TAG HEUER printed logo
3 o’clock angled date
AQUARACER 300M METERS 1000 FT printed
9 o’clock: Crown with the number 30 inside (Henrik’s logo)