38 Facts About Henrik Sedin


Henrik Sedin additionally served as the Canucks' captain from 2010 until his retirement.

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Henrik Sedin began his career in the Swedish Hockey League with Modo Hockey in 1997 and was co-recipient, with brother Daniel, of the 1999 Golden Puck as Swedish player of the year.

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Henrik Sedin has since won three Cyrus H McLean Trophies as the team's leading point-scorer and one Cyclone Taylor Award as the team's most valuable player .

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Henrik Sedin is a two-time Olympian and helped Sweden to a gold medal at the 2006 Winter Games in Turin.

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Henrik Sedin had sustained the injury during a game against the Edmonton Oilers on 14 December 2002.

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On 17 December 2003, Henrik Sedin was a healthy scratch for the first and only time in his NHL career.

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Henrik Sedin was sidelined for five games in March 2004 due to sore ribs.

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Henrik Sedin added ten points over ten games in the 2009 playoffs, helping the Canucks advance to the second round, where they were defeated in six games by the Chicago Blackhawks.

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On 7 January 2010, Henrik Sedin moved into top spot in the NHL scoring race, ahead of San Jose Sharks centre Joe Thornton with a three-assist night against the Phoenix Coyotes.

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Henrik Sedin scored the winning goal in game four against the Los Angeles Kings with under three minutes to go in regulation to tie the series at two games each.

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Henrik Sedin received 108 first-place votes out of the 353 NHL players, coaches and executives polled.

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On 9 October 2010, Henrik Sedin was named the Canucks' 13th captain in team history during a pre-game ceremony celebrating the start of the team's 40th season of play.

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Henrik Sedin succeeded Roberto Luongo, who had stepped down as team captain the previous month.

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Week after Vancouver's Game 7 loss, Henrik Sedin was on hand at the NHL Awards Ceremony in Las Vegas, having been nominated along with Daniel for the NHL Foundation Player Award for their charitable work.

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At the mid-season mark, Henrik Sedin was named to his third NHL All-Star Game in January 2012.

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Henrik Sedin was one of four players representing the Canucks, including Daniel, Alexander Edler and Cody Hodgson, who was named as a rookie.

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Henrik Sedin briefly left the game and while a subsequent CT scan revealed no fracture, he remained questionable for the following contest before eventually playing through the ailment.

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In Game 3, Henrik Sedin received a hard hit from Kings' forward Dustin Brown—he had to be helped onto the bench following the hit and went to the locker room for six minutes.

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Henrik Sedin felt remaining on the bench would have been a further distraction and chose to leave.

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On 3 March 2015, against the San Jose Sharks, Henrik Sedin scored his 900th point, a goal in the second period of the game.

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Henrik Sedin became the first player in Canucks history to record 900 points with the team.

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On 6 April 2015, Henrik Sedin scored his 700th career assist against the Los Angeles Kings.

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On 2 April 2018, Daniel and Henrik Sedin announced that they would be retiring at the end of the season in a letter thanking the Canucks organization and their fans.

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On 5 April 2018, the Henrik Sedin Twins played their final game in Rogers Arena against the Arizona Coyotes.

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On 28 June 2022, it was announced that Henrik Sedin would join his brother Daniel in being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame later that year, together becoming the first career Canucks to make it to the hall.

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Henrik Sedin joined Sweden for the 1998 European Junior Championships, the final game of which required Sweden to beat Russia by four goals to surpass Finland in goal differential and win the gold medal.

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Henrik Sedin recorded nine points in six games, fifth in tournament scoring and second in team scoring to brother Daniel, as Sweden failed to win a medal.

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Later that year, Henrik Sedin made his international debut for the Swedish men's team at the 1999 World Championships in Norway.

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Henrik Sedin scored no points in eight games as Sweden won the bronze medal.

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In 2000, Henrik Sedin competed in both the World Junior and Senior Championships.

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At the World Championships, Henrik Sedin recorded five points as Sweden again failed to medal.

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Henrik Sedin made a fourth tournament appearance at the 2005 World Championships in Austria.

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Henrik Sedin finished the tournament with two goals and six points in nine games.

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On 22 December 2005, Henrik Sedin was named to the Swedish Olympic team for the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin.

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Henrik Sedin joined Daniel, Markus Naslund and Mattias Ohlund as one of four Canucks on the squad.

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Four years later, Henrik Sedin was named to the Swedish Olympic team for the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver.

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Unlike the previous Olympics, Henrik Sedin went into the 2010 tournament as one of Sweden's key players: at the time of the roster announcement on 27 December 2009, he led all Swedish players in NHL scoring.

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In 2016, Henrik Sedin was named Captain of Sweden at the World Cup of Hockey after captain Henrik Sedin Zetterberg was injured in a practice game.

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