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The idea of seeing Henrik Lundqvist in anything but a New York Rangers jersey and his signature matching equipment is hard for goalies to wrap their heads around, but there is one constant we can continue counting on: the way Lundqvist wraps his hand around his stick.

The squared-off inside shoulder has long been a staple for Lundqvist, and there’s no reason to think it won’t continue with the Washington Capitals, especially after he switched to a Bauer Vapor 2X Pro composite stick with his unique handle. As for why and how he uses the grip, Lundqvist walked InGoal through it quickly outside the Rangers stick room after practice:

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