Daniel Sedin

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Daniel Sedin
An ice hockey player wearing a blue jersey with green and white trim. Looking down, he his handling a puck on the ice with his stick.
Born September 26, 1980 (1980-09-26) (age 34)
Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Left wing
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Vancouver Canucks
Modo Hockey (SEL)
National team Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
NHL Draft 2nd overall, 1999
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 1997–present

Daniel Sedin (born September 26, 1980) is a Swedish professional ice hockey winger with the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL), and serves as an alternate captain for the Canucks during home games. His identical twin brother Henrik also plays for the Canucks, and is the team captain. Born and raised in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden, they have played together throughout their careers; the pair are known for their effectiveness playing off one another.[1] Daniel is known as a goal-scorer, while Henrik is known as a playmaker.[2]

Career statistics[change | change source]

Regular season and playoffs[change | change source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1996–97 Modo Hockey Jr. J20 26 26 14 40 6
1997–98 Modo Hockey Jr. J20 4 3 3 6 4
1997–98 Modo Hockey SEL 45 4 8 12 26 9 0 0 0 2
1998–99 Modo Hockey SEL 50 21 21 42 20 13 4 8 12 14
1999–00 Modo Hockey SEL 50 19 26 45 28 13 8 6 14 18
2000–01 Vancouver Canucks NHL 75 20 14 34 24 4 1 2 3 0
2001–02 Vancouver Canucks NHL 79 9 23 32 32 6 0 1 1 0
2002–03 Vancouver Canucks NHL 79 14 17 31 34 14 1 5 6 8
2003–04 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 18 36 54 18 7 1 2 3 0
2004–05 Modo Hockey SEL 49 13 20 33 40 6 0 3 3 6
2005–06 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 22 49 71 34
2006–07 Vancouver Canucks NHL 81 36 48 84 36 12 2 3 5 4
2007–08 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 29 45 74 50
2008–09 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 31 51 82 36 10 4 6 10 8
2009–10 Vancouver Canucks NHL 63 29 56 85 28 12 5 9 14 12
2010–11 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 41 63 104 32
NHL totals 787 249 402 651 324 65 14 28 42 32

International[change | change source]

Year Team Comp   GP G A Pts PIM
1997 Sweden Jr. EJC 6 2 4 6 2
1998 Sweden Jr. EJC 6 3 8 11 10
1999 Sweden Jr. WJC 6 5 5 10 2
2000 Sweden WC 9 0 1 1 2
2000 Sweden Jr. WJC 7 6 4 10 0
2000 Sweden WC 7 3 2 5 8
2001 Sweden WC 3 0 2 2 0
2005 Sweden WC 9 5 4 9 2
2006 Sweden Oly 8 1 3 4 2
2010 Sweden Oly 4 1 2 3 0
Junior int'l totals 25 16 21 37 14
Senior int'l totals 40 10 14 24 14

*All statistics taken from NHL.com[3]

NHL All-Star Games[change | change source]

Year Location   G A Pts
2011 Raleigh 0 1 1
All-star totals 0 1 1

Awards[change | change source]

Award Year
Art Ross Trophy (NHL regular season scoring leader) 2011
Golden Puck (SEL player of the year) 1999 (shared with Henrik Sedin)[4]
Olympic gold medal (with Sweden) 2006
Cyrus H. McLean Trophy (Vancouver Canucks' leading point-scorer) 2007, 2009 and 2011[5][6][7]
Cyclone Taylor Award (Vancouver Canucks' MVP) 2011[7]
NHL All-Star Game 2011
NHL Second All-Star Team 2010[8]
NHL Second Star of the Month March 2011[9]
NHL First Star of the Week October 13, 2008[10]
January 10, 2011
NHL Second Star of the Week March 30, 2009[11]
December 14, 2009[12]
March 14, 2011[13]

References[change | change source]

  1. Pierre LeBrun (2010-02-03). "Surprised by Sedin? You shouldn't be". ESPN. http://sports.espn.go.com/nhl/columns/story?columnist=lebrun_pierre&id=4883674. Retrieved 2010-04-19.
  2. Dan DiSciullo (2010-04-19). "Does Sedin have Hart?". Toronto Sun. http://www.torontosun.com/sports/hockey/2010/04/06/13487241.html. Retrieved 2010-04-19.
  3. "Daniel Sedin". National Hockey League. http://www.nhl.com/ice/player.htm?id=8467875. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
  4. "Daniel Sedin". Hockey Hall of Fame. http://www.legendsofhockey.net/LegendsOfHockey/jsp/SearchPlayer.jsp?player=19287. Retrieved 2010-04-21.
  5. "Roberto Luongo Wins Canucks MVP Award". National Hockey League. 2007-05-04. http://canucks.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=451946. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
  6. "Player Stats – 2008–2009 – Regular Season – Vancouver Canucks – All Skaters – Summary". National Hockey League. http://www.nhl.com/ice/playerstats.htm?fetchKey=20092VANSASAll&sort=points&viewName=summary. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Canucks announced 2011 team awards". Vancouver Canucks. 2011-04-07. http://canucks.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=558674. Retrieved 2011-04-08.
  8. "Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin named to NHL's first and second all-star teams". National Hockey League. 2010-06-23. http://canucks.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=532558. Retrieved 2010-08-22.
  9. "Daniel Sedin named NHL's second star of the month". Vancouver Canucks. 2011-04-01. http://canucks.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=557935. Retrieved 2011-04-08.
  10. "Daniel Sedin picked NHL's 1st star of the week". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 2008-10-13. http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2008/10/13/nhl-three-stars.html. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
  11. "Mason, Sedin, Ward earn NHL weekly honours". CanWest News Service. 2009-03-30. http://www.faceoff.com/story.html?id=9e62af39-0125-423b-9318-f998fcf3dcd0. Retrieved 2010-08-19.
  12. "Quick grabs NHL's first star". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 2009-12-14. http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/12/14/sp-nhl-stars.html. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
  13. "Daniel Sedin named NHL's second star of the week". Vancouver Canucks. 2011-03-14. http://canucks.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=555981. Retrieved 2011-04-08.

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