Capitals’ Lundqvist back on ice less than two months after heart surgery


Henrik Lundqvist, pictured in action for the Rangers. (Frank Franklin II/AP Photo)

It’s the return of the King.

Less than two months after he underwent successful open-heart surgery, Washington Capitals goalie Henrik Lundqvist is back on the ice.

The future Hall of Famer posted a video Tuesday of him in full gear taking shots with the caption, “The best type of workday!”

The veteran netminder and long-time New York Ranger had aortic valve, aortic root and ascending aortic replacement procedures done on Jan. 5.

The 38-year-old’s condition was revealed after a physical led to further tests being conducted when he signed a one-year, $1.5-million deal with the Capitals.

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