Played in a career-high 55 NHL games, scoringthree goals and 11 assists for 14 points with 22 penalty minutes…Also played in eight games for the Iowa Stars (AHL), scoring 2-4-6 points with two penalty minutes…Was recalled from Iowa on Nov. 24…Collected his second and third career multi-point games -- (1-1-2) on Oct. 10 vs. Los Angeles and (0-2-2) on Mar. 15 vs. Vancouver…Appeared in all 18 Stars playoff games, scoring 2-5-7 points…In 25 career playoff games has scored 4-5-9 points (0.36 points per game).
Split the 2006-07 season between Iowa and Dallas during his first professional hockey campaign...Led the Stars in faceoff percentage (57-91, 62.6%)...In 40 games with Iowa, tallied 16 goals and 22 assists for 38 points...Despite missing half the season in Iowa, still ranked tied for third on the team in points and tied for fourth in goals...Made his NHL debut on Dec. 4 vs. San Jose...Scored his first NHL goal (and point) in his eighth career NHL game on Jan. 17 vs. Calgary...Posted his first multi-point game of his career (1-1-2) on Feb. 1 at San Jose...In seven playoff games with Dallas, tied for first on the club in goals (2).
Played in 253 career games for Vastra Frolunda in the Swedish Elite League, posting 55 goals and 82 assists for 137 points with 541 penalty minutes...Also appeared in 49 playoff games, notching 11 goals and 13 assists for 24 points...In 2005-06, ranked second on the club in penalty minutes (87), third in assists (22; a career-high) and fifth in points (32)...Was second in scoring among Swedish Elite League
rookies during the 2001-02 season, posting 26 points (12-14-26)...Represented his country at the 2002 World Junior Championships, recording two points (1-1-2).
Hometown: Goteborg, Sweden...He and wife Amanda had a daughter – Vilma – born on April 20, 2008…Joel’s twin brother is goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers (Henrik is older by 40
minutes)…Lists his first job as washing dishes during the summers...His favorite sport, besides hockey, is soccer...Lists his favorite actor as Ben Stiller and Braveheart and Meet the Fockers as his favorite movies...Says the funniest guy he has played with is Matthew Barnaby...Enjoys the weather in Dallas...His favorite sports moment he has watched was Sweden winning the gold medal in 1994.