Henrik Sedin facts for kids
Sedin during a game against the Chicago Blackhawks in 2010
|Born||26 September 1980
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)|
Modo Hockey (SEL)
|NHL Draft||3rd overall, 1999
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.
Regular season and playoffs
|1997–98||Modo Hockey Jr.||Swe-Jr.||26||14||22||36||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|Junior int'l totals||25||15||23||38||32|
|Senior int'l totals||45||8||10||18||21|
NHL All-Star Games
|Golden Puck (player of the year)||1999 (shared with Daniel Sedin)|
|Olympic gold medal (with Sweden)||2006|
|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|
|Cyrus H. McLean Trophy (leading scorer)||2008, 2009 and 2010|
|Cyclone Taylor Trophy (MVP)||2010|
|Molson Cup (most three-star selections)||2010|
Images for kids
Henrik during an away game in 2009.
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