Henrik Sedin

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Henrik Sedin
HenrikSedin2009.jpg
Born 26 September 1980 (1980-09-26) (age 33)
Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Vancouver Canucks
Modo Hockey (SEL)
National team Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
NHL Draft 3rd overall, 1999
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 1997–present

Henrik Sedin (born 26 September 1980) is a Swedish professional ice hockey centre and captain with the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL). His identical twin brother Daniel also plays for the Canucks. They have played together during their careers and are known for the way in which they can help each other play. Henrik, a good passer, is known to help set up goals, while Daniel is known to score goals.

Henrik started his career in the Swedish Elite League with Modo Hockey in 1997 and won the Golden Puck as Swedish player of the year in 1999, winning it with Daniel. He was picked third by the Canucks in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. Henrik has played his entire NHL career in Vancouver and has led the team in scoring the past six seasons, from 2007–08 to 2012-2013. In 2009–10, he won the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL's top point scorer, setting Canucks' records for assists and points in a season as well as the team record for career assists. Henrik also won the Hart Trophy as the NHL's Most Valuable Player for the 2009-10 season.

Internationally, Henrik has played for Sweden and won a gold medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, as well as two bronze medals at the 1999 and 2001 World Championships.

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
1997–98 Modo Hockey Jr. Swe-Jr. 26 14 22 36
1997–98 Modo Hockey SEL 39 1 4 5 10 7 0 0 0 0
1998–99 Modo Hockey SEL 49 12 22 34 32 13 2 8 10 6
1999–00 Modo Hockey SEL 50 9 38 47 22 13 5 9 14 2
2000–01 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 9 20 29 38 4 0 4 4 0
2001–02 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 16 20 36 36 6 3 0 3 0
2002–03 Vancouver Canucks NHL 78 8 31 39 38 14 3 2 5 8
2003–04 Vancouver Canucks NHL 76 11 31 42 32 7 2 2 4 2
2004–05 Modo Hockey SEL 44 14 22 36 50 6 1 3 4 6
2005–06 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 18 57 75 56
2006–07 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 10 71 81 66 12 2 2 4 14
2007–08 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 15 61 76 56
2008–09 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 22 60 82 48 10 4 6 10 2
2009–10 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 29 83 112 48
NHL totals 728 138 434 572 418 53 14 16 30 26

International[change | change source]

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1997 Sweden EJC 6 3 4 7 16
1998 Sweden EJC 6 5 4 9 4
1999 Sweden WJC 6 3 6 9 12
1999 Sweden WC 8 0 0 0 4
2000 Sweden WJC 7 4 9 13 0
2000 Sweden WC 7 2 3 5 6
2001 Sweden WC 9 1 0 1 0
2005 Sweden WC 9 2 4 6 7
2006 Sweden Oly 8 3 1 4 2
2010 Sweden Oly 4 0 2 2 2
Junior int'l totals 25 15 23 38 32
Senior int'l totals 45 8 10 18 21

NHL All-Star Games[change | change source]

Year Location   G A Pts
2008 Atlanta 0 2 2
All-star totals 0 2 2

Awards[change | change source]

Elitserien[change | change source]

Award Year
Golden Puck (player of the year) 1999 (shared with Daniel Sedin)

International[change | change source]

Award Year
Olympic gold medal (with Sweden) 2006

NHL[change | change source]

Award Year
Art Ross Trophy 2010
Second Star of the Month March 2009 and January 2010
First Star of the Month December 2009
Third Star of the Month March 2010

Vancouver Canucks[change | change source]

Award Year
Cyrus H. McLean Trophy (leading scorer) 2008, 2009 and 2010
Cyclone Taylor Trophy (MVP) 2010
Molson Cup (most three-star selections) 2010

Other websites[change | change source]