VIDEO: Henrik Lundqvist executes best-dressed Ice Bucket Challenge

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Henrik Lundqvist is first and foremost a hockey player, but being one of the bigger celebrities in New York sports, he’s become a bit of a fashion plate. So naturally, as seemingly the entire world completes the Ice Bucket challenge in various states of undress, Lundqvist took the high fashion route as you would have to expect.

Everything about this video was what you’d come to expect from the New York Rangers netminder.

Sitting on some sort of veranda overlooking a picturesque village, Lundqvist wore what I can only assume is his least favorite vest and a shirt from the “old” pile. Fashion plates tend not to soil their best threads, but they’re still nicer than anything you or I own, I’m sure. He is then dunked by a few gallons of ice cold water.

Of course, Lundqvist comes out on the other side looking no worse for the wear. Some guys get all the luck, I guess.

Lundqvist challenged Bruins forward and Sweden teammate Loui Eriksson, Rangers teammate Derek Stepan and tennis legend John McEnroe, who actually plays in a band with Lundqvist. No, really

Of course, no one is going to top Paul Bissonnette’s Ice Bucket Challenge, but few will do it as well dressed as King Henrik.

The latest update on the Ice Bucket Challenge in support of ALS shows that the viral activism is really doing wonders when it comes to both raising awareness and money.

According to, the ALS Association’s national office has received $5.5 million in donations since July 29. It’s a rather remarkable number considering the ALSA received $32,000 over the same timeframe last year.

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Chris Peters has been a hockey writer for CBS Sports since 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for numerous outlets and edited the United States of Hockey blog, covering the sport at all levels. Peters also... Full Bio

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