Daniel Sedin

Swedish ice hockey player (born 1980)

Daniel Sedin (born September 26, 1980) is a Swedish former professional ice hockey winger. He played a total of 17 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). He spent his entire NHL career with the Vancouver Canucks playing alongside his identical twin brother Henrik. Born and raised in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden, they played together throughout their careers; the pair were known for their effectiveness playing off one another.[1] Daniel was known as a goal-scorer, while Henrik was known as a playmaker.[2]

Daniel Sedin
Hockey Hall of Fame, 2020
Sedin practicing with the Vancouver Canucks in 2012
Born (1980-09-26) 26 September 1980 (age 43)
Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Left wing
Shot Left
Played for Modo Hockey
Vancouver Canucks
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft 2nd overall, 1999
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 1997–2018

On April 5, 2018, the Sedin twins played their last game together in Rogers Arena against the Arizona Coyotes.[3] Daniel played his last game on April 7, 2018 and retired alongside his brother after the 2017–18 NHL season.[4] The Sedins both won the King Clancy Memorial Trophy at the end of the season, making it the first time two brothers shared the trophy.[5]

On February 12, 2020, a ceremony took place which celebrated the Sedins' career. During the event, Daniel's jersey number 22 and Henrik's number 33 were retired and raised to the rafters of Rogers Arena. [6] On 28 June 2022, Daniel and Henrik became the first Canucks inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. [7]

Career statistics

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Regular season and playoffs

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Bold indicates led league

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1996–97 Modo Hockey J20 26 26 14 40 6
1997–98 Modo Hockey 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
1999–2000 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 25 9 11 20 32
2011–12 Vancouver Canucks NHL 72 30 37 67 40 2 0 2 2 0
2012–13 Vancouver Canucks NHL 47 12 28 40 18 4 0 3 3 14
2013–14 Vancouver Canucks NHL 73 16 31 47 38
2014–15 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 20 56 76 18 6 2 2 4 0
2015–16 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 28 33 61 36
2016–17 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 15 29 44 32
2017–18 Vancouver Canucks NHL 81 23 32 55 40
SEL totals 194 57 76 133 114 41 12 17 29 40
NHL totals 1306 393 648 1041 546 102 25 46 71 78

International

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Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
1997 Sweden EJC   6 2 4 6 6
1998 Sweden WJC 6th 7 4 1 5 2
1998 Sweden EJC   6 3 8 11 10
1999 Sweden WJC 4th 6 5 5 10 2
1999 Sweden WC   9 0 1 1 2
2000 Sweden WJC 5th 7 6 4 10 0
2000 Sweden WC 7th 7 3 2 5 8
2001 Sweden WC   3 0 2 2 0
2004 Sweden WCH QF 0
2005 Sweden WC 4th 9 5 4 9 2
2006 Sweden OG   8 1 3 4 2
2010 Sweden OG 5th 4 1 2 3 0
2013 Sweden WC   4 1 5 6 2
2014 Sweden OG   6 1 4 5 4
2016 Sweden WCH SF 4 0 2 2 0
Junior totals 32 20 22 42 16
Senior totals 54 12 25 37 20

*All statistics taken from NHL.com[8]

NHL All-Star Games

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Year Location   G A Pts
2011 Raleigh 0 1 1
2012 Ottawa 1 1 2
2016 Nashville 2 2 4
All-star totals 3 4 7

Awards

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Award Year
Art Ross Trophy (NHL regular season scoring leader) 2011
Golden Puck (SEL player of the year) 1999 (shared with Henrik Sedin)[9]
Olympic gold medal (with Sweden) 2006
Cyrus H. McLean Trophy (Vancouver Canucks' leading point-scorer) 2007, 2009 and 2011[10][11][12]
Cyclone Taylor Award (Vancouver Canucks' MVP) 2011[12]
NHL All-Star Game 2011
NHL Second All-Star Team 2010[13]
NHL Second Star of the Month March 2011[14]
NHL First Star of the Week October 13, 2008[15]
January 10, 2011
NHL Second Star of the Week March 30, 2009[16]
December 14, 2009[17]
March 14, 2011[18]

References

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  1. Pierre LeBrun (2010-02-03). "Surprised by Sedin? You shouldn't be". ESPN. Retrieved 2010-04-19.
  2. Dan DiSciullo (2010-04-19). "Does Sedin have Hart?". Toronto Sun. Retrieved 2010-04-19.
  3. "Sedins lift Canucks past Coyotes in final NHL home game". NHL. Retrieved June 2, 2023.
  4. "Sedins receive tribute from Oilers during NHL final game". NHL. Retrieved June 2, 2023.
  5. "Henrik and Daniel Sedin become first brothers to share NHL's King Clancy Trophy". The Province. Retrieved June 2, 2023.
  6. "Canucks retire jersey numbers of Daniel and Henrik Sedin". NHL. Retrieved June 2, 2023.
  7. "Sedins, Luongo, Alfredsson enshrined in Hockey Hall of Fame". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved June 2, 2023.
  8. "Daniel Sedin". National Hockey League. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
  9. "Daniel Sedin". Hockey Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2010-04-21.
  10. "Roberto Luongo Wins Canucks MVP Award". National Hockey League. 2007-05-04. Archived from the original on 2012-03-09. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
  11. "Player Stats – 2008–2009 – Regular Season – Vancouver Canucks – All Skaters – Summary". National Hockey League. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
  12. 12.0 12.1 "Canucks announced 2011 team awards". Vancouver Canucks. 2011-04-07. Archived from the original on 2011-04-09. Retrieved 2011-04-08.
  13. "Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin named to NHL's first and second all-star teams". National Hockey League. 2010-06-23. Archived from the original on 2010-06-26. Retrieved 2010-08-22.
  14. "Daniel Sedin named NHL's second star of the month". Vancouver Canucks. 2011-04-01. Archived from the original on 2011-04-02. Retrieved 2011-04-08.
  15. "Daniel Sedin picked NHL's 1st star of the week". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 2008-10-13. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
  16. "Mason, Sedin, Ward earn NHL weekly honours". CanWest News Service. 2009-03-30. Retrieved 2010-08-19.
  17. "Quick grabs NHL's first star". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 2009-12-14. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
  18. "Daniel Sedin named NHL's second star of the week". Vancouver Canucks. 2011-03-14. Archived from the original on 2011-03-16. Retrieved 2011-04-08.

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