|Assets:||Handles and protects the puck brilliantly, and has a knack for finding open ice. Is very solid in the defensive zone and a constant threat on offense. Lethal on the power play, he has innate chemistry with twin brother Henrik.|
|Flaws:||Could stand to be a little more assertive and initiate more contact on the ice. Can he still be an elite scorer without his twin brother's help? Perhaps we'll never find out. Isn't much of a penalty-killer, despite sound instincts.|
|Career Potential:||Elite scoring winger.|
|NHL||Ted Lindsay Award||2010-11|
|NHL||Art Ross Trophy||2010-11|
|NHL||First All-Star Team||2010-11|
|NHL||Second All-Star Team||2009-10|
|NHL||Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game||2011-12, 2010-11|
|Olympic||Olympic Gold Medal||2006 (Sweden)|
|Olympic||Olympic Silver Medal||2014 (Sweden)|
|3/23/2014||Missed 9 games (strained left hamstring).|
|3/05/2014||Strained left hamstring, injured reserve.|
|3/04/2014||Strained left hamstring, sidelined indefinitely.|
|11/01/2013||Signed by the Vancouver Canucks to a four-year contract extension.|
|4/18/2012||Missed 9 regular season and 3 playoff games (head injury).|
|3/22/2012||Head injury, day-to-day.|
|12/17/2011||Missed 1 game (back injury).|
|12/15/2011||Back injury, day-to-day.|
|4/02/2010||Missed 1 game (back injury).|
|4/01/2010||Back injury, day-to-day.|
|11/22/2009||Missed 18 games (broken foot).|
|10/11/2009||Broken foot, late November.|
|7/01/2009||Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks to a five-year contract.|
|11/28/2006||Missed 1 game (abdominal injury).|
|11/24/2006||Abdominal injury, day-to-day.|
|6/30/2006||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks to a three-year contract.|
|8/10/2005||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks to a one-year contract.|
|9/18/2004||NHL lockout: Signed with the MoDo Hockey of the Elitserien Hockey League (Sweden).|
|9/10/2004||Re-signed by the Vancouver Canucks to a one-year contract.|
|7/28/2003||Re-signed by the Vancouver Canucks.|
|12/27/2001||Missed 2 games (knee injury).|
|12/20/2001||Knee injury, day-to-day.|
|4/05/2001||Missed 1 game (back injury).|
|4/02/2001||Back injury, day-to-day.|
|3/30/2001||Missed 2 games (back injury).|
|3/25/2001||Back injury, day-to-day.|
|12/08/2000||Missed 4 games (shoulder injury).|
|11/30/2000||Shoulder injury, day-to-day.|
|6/26/1999||Drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round (2nd overall) in 1999.|
Daniel Sedin was 'scared' but he's OK now | 04/14/2014 6:07 PM
NewsDaniel Sedin spoke to the media on Monday and said he was fine after he was stretchered off the ice Sunday night.
ImpactHe was checked out at the hospital and released late Sunday night after he was hit into the end boards by Calgary's Paul Byron. "I was scared because I felt something wasn't right," he said. "I hit my head into the glass and fell down and when I tried to lift my head I couldn't get it off the ice. It was scary, but I went to the hospital and everything looked good. So it feels okay today." He isn't expecting any lingering issues.
Daniel Sedin released from hospital | 04/14/2014 6:48 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin was released from hospital after he was taken off the ice on a stretcher due to a hit into the boards on Sunday.
ImpactPaul Byron hit Sedin from behind and there was some concern that he was injured severely as he was seen moving his fingers but nothing else at the time. The good news is that he was stable in hospital and then released. The Canucks season is over so Sedin will have all of the off-season to recover.
Canucks' Daniel Sedin taken off on stretcher | 04/13/2014 11:35 PM
NewsVancouver forward Daniel Sedin was taken off the ice on a stretcher after an awkward hit into the side boards late in the second period in the Canucks' 5-1 rout of the visiting Calgary Flames Sunday night.
ImpactSedin's head hit the glass after he was hit from behind by Flames forward Paul Byron, and he never got up on the ice. Sedin was moving his fingers but nothing else as medical trainer Mike Burnstein came off the bench and quickly called for a stretcher to take Sedin off the ice. Byron was given a five-minute major and a game misconduct for boarding. Sedin scored twice in the first period, his 15th and 16th goals of the season. Frank Corrado (first), Ryan Kesler (25th) and Yannick Weber (sixth) also scored for the Canucks, who ended their regular season with a nice win after a poor season in which they did not qualify for the playoffs.
Daniel Sedin snaps goal scoring drought | 03/27/2014 11:10 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin scored for the Canucks in their 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild.
ImpactSedin hadn't found the back of the net in his previous 23 games. The 33-year-old has taken a significant step back this season with 14 goals and 41 points in 65 contests.
Daniel Sedin will play Sunday v Buffalo | 03/23/2014 1:33 PM
NewsDaniel Sedin got through Saturday's practice and Sunday's skate without any setbacks and he will play Sunday night against the Sabres.
ImpactNo last minute problems so far. Activate Daniel immediately.
Daniel Sedin appears ready to return | 03/23/2014 1:25 PM
NewsVancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella indicated that Daniel Sedin will return from his lower-body injury on Sunday.
ImpactThe Canucks face the Buffalo Sabres in a game they need to win, so getting their key winger back for the first time since March 2 is a big boost, even if the 33-year-old hadn't scored a point since Jan. 23. He has 40 points in 63 games played so far this season.
Canucks might get Daniel Sedin back Sunday | 03/21/2014 6:29 PM
NewsDaniel Sedin (hamstring) was on the ice with the Canucks for Friday's practice.
ImpactSedin has missed nine straight games, but he might be back on Sunday. He'll wait to see how he does on Saturday before coming to a decision though. "If I didn't feel good enough to play I would never play, but I was excited about [Friday]," said Sedin. "I knew right away something happened, but it's been three weeks so hopefully [Saturday] is another good day." The Canucks still have an outside chance of making the playoffs with 10 games left on their schedule.
Daniel Sedin (hamstring) isn't day-to-day | 03/11/2014 4:19 PM
NewsDaniel Sedin (hamstring) isn't close to returning.
Ben Kuzma on Twitter
Impact"I can't even call Daniel day-to-day," Canucks coach John Tortorella said. "He's weeks. He's not on the trip with us." At this point it wouldn't be surprising if Sedin doesn't return at all this season. He has 13 goals and 40 points in 63 games this season.
Daniel Sedin out indefinitely, on IR list | 03/05/2014 11:38 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin (lower body) has been placed on the injured reserve list.
ImpactSedin is sidelined indefinitely after leaving the Heritage Classic in the second period. This would obviously be a big blow under any circumstances, but with the Canucks struggling mightily and in serious danger of missing the playoffs, to lose Sedin right now is disastrous.
Daniel Sedin (lower body) out for 'a while' | 03/04/2014 3:09 PM
NewsDaniel Sedin (lower body) will be out for "a while."
Canucks.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactThis is a big blow to the already sinking Canucks. As it is they've lost nine of their last 10 games and are now on the outside looking in on the Wild Card race. Sedin has 13 goals and 40 points in 63 games this season.
Daniel Sedin will have an MRI Monday | 03/03/2014 1:51 PM
NewsDaniel Sedin will have an MRI on his leg injury Monday.
Darren Dreger on Twitter
ImpactSome early reports are suggesting that Sedin could be out of a minimum of three weeks, but TSN's Darren Dreger said there is no clear time frame for the Vancouver winger's return.
Daniel Sedin suffers lower-body injury | 03/02/2014 5:46 PM
NewsDaniel Sedin suffered a lower-body injury during Sunday's game between the Vancouver Canucks and Ottawa Senators.
Team 1040 on Twitter
ImpactIt sounds like his game is over. Things have been rough and tense for the Canucks already, but losing a top scorer like Sedin only makes the mood more sour.
Daniel Sedin can't save battered Swedes | 02/23/2014 9:29 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin led the Swedish with 22:15 minutes of ice time in their 3-0 loss to Canada in the gold medal game.
ImpactSedin was given the monumental task of beating Canada after losing his twin brother, Henrik, along with Johan Franzen, Henrik Zetterberg, and Nicklas Backstrom. With those many top-tier forwards gone, it's no surprise that Sweden couldn't find a way to get past goaltender Carey Price. Sedin finished with three shots on goal.
Daniel Sedin thinks he'll mesh with Backstrom | 02/11/2014 6:52 PM
NewsDaniel Sedin thinks Nicklas Backstrom is a great replacement for his injured twin brother, Henrik, on Sweden's top line.
ImpactBackstrom, like Henrik Sedin, is a superb playmaker. "That's something I'm used to," Daniel Sedin said. "It should be easy." Of course, while Backstrom is filling Henrik's spot on the top line, he isn't really replacing Henrik. Sweden has enough top end talent that their first line will be great with or without both of the twins, but the absence of Henrik hurts their depth.
Daniel Sedin hasn't scored in 18 games | 02/08/2014 11:20 AM
NewsDaneil Sedin, once a prolific scorer for the Vancouver Canucks, enters a game against Toronto tonight on an 18-game goalless streak.
ImpactHe also hasn't had a point in eight games.
Daniel Sedin goalless in 12 games | 01/27/2014 9:31 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin was not scored a goal in his last 12 games.
ImpactThe Swede is really struggling this season as he managed only one shot on goal in the 5-4 win on Sunday. He has 13 goals and 40 points in 53 games but only one assist in his past seven contests.
Daniel Sedin assists on all 3 Canuck goals | 01/06/2014 8:53 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin picked up three assists Sunday as the Canucks dropped a 4-3 shootout loss to Anaheim.
ImpactSedin now has 26 assists and 39 points in 44 games. He also is plus-eight and has 32 penalty minutes so he is contributing in most traditional categories. He is a must-start in every traditional fantasy pool.
Sedin scores in loss | 12/31/2013 4:48 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin scored a goal and registered an assist in Vancouver's 4-3 shootout loss to Philadelphia Monday night.
ImpactIt was a weird goal as Luke Schenn accidentally knocked a rebound from a long Daniel Sedin shot off Steve Mason's blocker, up over the goalie and into the net. Daniel now has 13 goals and 22 assists in 41 games. Tom Sestito and Jannik Hansen also scored for the Canucks, while defenseman Dan Hamhuis added two helpers in the loss.
Daniel Sedin scores as Canucks beat Hawks | 12/20/2013 10:49 PM
NewsDaniel Sedin scored his 12th of the season Friday night in Chicago en route to a 3-2 shootout victory for the Canucks.
ImpactSedin now has 12 goals and 21 assists for 33 points in 38 games.
D. Sedin has gone five games without a goal | 12/13/2013 11:00 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin hasn't scored a goal in his last five games.
ImpactDaniel and his twin brother Henrik Sedin lost their regular linemate in Alex Burrows (broken jaw) and finding a replacement for him has been an ongoing issue. Even still, we don't expect the twins to get particularly cold while Burrows is sidelined.
Sedins lead Canucks to win over Sens | 11/29/2013 12:21 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin scored a goal and added an assist to lead the Cancuks to a 5-2 win over the Senators Thursday night.
ImpactThe goal was Daniel's 300th in the NHL. Brother Henrik registered two assists, while David Booth, Mike Santorelli and Jason Garrison each added a goal and an assist in the victory.
Wing Daniel Sedin back on track with Canucks | 11/23/2013 11:20 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin is finished talking about his run of games without recording a point.
ImpactSedin had gone six games without a point before his first-period goal. It was his longest such streak since a 10-game run in 2002-03. He ended the night with a goal and two assists and has five points in his last two against the Blackhawks. "Six games feels like forever," Sedin told the team's official website. "We keep saying it's about the process but in the end it's about scoring, we know that, especially when there have been games we are losing 2-1, it's tight, or we are going into overtime or losing in a shootout. One goal can mean so much for this team right now and that's why it's been frustrating."
Canucks coach gives Daniel Sedin day off | 11/09/2013 11:43 AM
NewsVancouver coach John Tortorella gave Daneil Sedin a day off Friday and the star forward did not practice.
ImpactTortorella called it a maintenance day. Sedin, however, will be in the lineup today when the Canucks visit the Kings in Los Angeles.
Sedin twins ink matching four-year deals | 11/01/2013 2:37 PM
NewsDaniel Sedin has inked a four-year/$28 million contract extension with the Vancouver Canucks.
Pierre LeBrun on Twitter
ImpactDaniel's twin brother Henrik Sedin agreed to a matching contract. They turned 33 in September, so this deal will take them well past their prime, but they certainly haven't slowed down yet. Daniel has six goals, 15 points, and 22 penalty minutes in 15 games this season. He should reach the 30-goal mark in 2013-14.
D. Sedin scores in loss | 10/31/2013 4:14 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin scored the only goal for the Canucks as they fell to the Red Wings 2-1 Wednesday night.
ImpactIt was Daniel's fourth goal and seventh point during a five-game point streak. In overall he now has 15 points in 15 games. Henrik Sedin and Ryan Stanton assisted the lone goal.
Sedin leads Canucks past Capitals | 10/29/2013 3:28 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin scored a goal and registered an assist in Vancouver's 3-2 win over Washington Monday night.
ImpactSedin now has five goals and 14 points in 14 games this season. Ryan Kesler and Zach Kassian scored the Canucks' other goals.
Daniel Sedin nets his fourth goal of 2013-14 | 10/25/2013 11:16 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin scored a goal in Vancouver's 3-2 shootout win on Thursday.
ImpactSedin now has four goals and 11 points in 12 games this season. That puts him just outside of the top-10 in the NHL's scoring race.
Daniel Sedin lifts Canucks to OT victory | 10/22/2013 10:10 PM
NewsDaniel Sedin scored and added an assist in the Canucks' 5-4 overtime win over the Islanders Tuesday night.
ImpactSedin raises his total to three goals and 10 points through 11 games so far. Brad Richardson scored the overtime winner and Ryan Kesler had two points as Vancouver snapped a two game losing streak.
Sedin leads Canucks past Devils | 10/09/2013 4:16 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin had a goal and an assist in Canucks 3-2 overtime win over the Devils Tuesday night.
ImpactDefenseman Jason Garrison scored the winning goal in OT for the Canucks while Alexander Edler also tallied for the Canucks. Daniel Sedin has two goals and four assists in four games and his brother Henrik has six assists in four games.
Daniel Sedin nets goal, assist in 6-2 win | 10/06/2013 1:13 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin netted a goal and added an assist in Vancouver's 6-2 win over the Oilers on Saturday night.
ImpactIt doesn't matter who the coach or what the style is, the Sedins (Henrik had three assists) will produce and fantasy owners should be comfortable throwing them out there every night. Daniel's goal production slipped a bit last season, but he should again challenge the 30-goal mark, along with a point-per-game pace. Jason Garrison also had a goal and a helper. Brad Richardson, Jannik Hansen and Ryan Kesler notched the other markers.
Three shots a game a must, Daniel Sedin says | 10/05/2013 12:16 PM
NewsCanucks gunner Daniel Sedin failed to get a shot on net during the Canucks' 4-1 loss to the San Jose Sharks Thursday and he knows his team cannot have that.
Impact"My goal is three or four shots a game, that's where I need to be for our line to be successful," he said.
Daniel Sedin aims to score more goals | 09/16/2013 1:29 PM
NewsDaniel Sedin is hoping to produce more goals this season.
Impact"It has been a disappointment the last two years in that department and I think I need to score," said Sedin. "Especially on our line, I am the goal-scorer. It's up to me to get better." He registered 12 goals in 47 games during the lockout-shortened campaign. Sedin accounted for 30 goals the season before and in 2010-11 he potted 41 markers. He didn't like his production last year and he plans to shoot more in 2013-14 to make up for it.
Sedin Twins lead Sweden into finals | 05/19/2013 9:00 AM
NewsDaniel and Henrik Sedin's play on the power play have propelled Team Sweden into the Gold Medal game at the World Championships.
ImpactThe Swedes will take on the upstart Swiss team for the Gold. Sweden has scored four times on the power play in the last two games with the Sedin twins in the lineup after going only two for 30 in their first seven games.
Daniel Sedin scores and adds assit in 3-1 win | 04/23/2013 1:46 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin scored his 12th goal of the season and added an assists in the Canucks 3-1 win over Chicago Blackhawks.
ImpactDaniel has been very inconsistent in the goal scoring department for the first time since 2005-06. He is always a threat to score while paired with twin brother Henrik Sedin so make sure you keep him in your line up.
Daniel Sedin nets a power-play goal | 04/11/2013 11:42 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin scored a power-play goal on Wednesday.
ImpactSedin has 11 goals and 34 points in 40 games this season. He had a somewhat rough month by his standards in March, but he's bounced back with five points in his last four games.
Sedin scores 9th of the year in win over STL | 03/20/2013 12:57 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin recorded his ninth goal of the season and added an assist in Vancouver's 3-2 win over St. Louis on Tuesday.
ImpactThe goal breaks Sedin's nine-game goalless streak in what has otherwise been a fairly consistent campaign for the stud left-winger. He has 27 points in 29 games, placing him directly behind his twin brother, Henrik, on top of the Canucks' scoring list. Dale Weise tallied the game winning goal for Vancouver.
Vancouver power play struggling of late | 03/12/2013 11:45 AM
NewsThe Vancouver Canucks have not scored in their last 23 power play chances.
ImpactThey are currently 24th in the NHL on the power play after being near or at the top of the standings the last few seasons. The Canucks need to turn things around or their playoff run could be a short one.
Daniel Sedin pots two in bad loss | 02/24/2013 9:03 PM
NewsDaniel Sedin recorded two goals in Vancouver's 8-3 loss to the Red Wings on Sunday afternoon.
ImpactJust another night at the office for one of the world's best players. Sedin now has seven goals and 19 points on the season. Henrik Sedin chipped in with assists on both goals. Chris Higgins had the other marker.
Sedin adds two more points in loss on Tuesday | 02/20/2013 1:02 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin recorded a goal and an assist in the Canucks' tough 4-3 overtime shootout loss to the Blackhawks on Tuesday.
ImpactSedin's assist came on Kevin Bieksa's late marker in third, which sent the game into overtime. He's been fairly consistent this year, with five goals and 15 points in 15 games played. Expect Sedin to continue at his point per game pace and make fantasy owners quite happy.
Daniel Sedin picks up two points Friday | 02/16/2013 12:11 PM
NewsDaniel Sedin had a goal and an assist in Vancouver's 4-3 loss Friday night.
ImpactSedin now has four goals and 12 points in 13 games. He should maintain at least a point-per-game pace in 2013, but he wouldn't be shocking if he breaks out and makes a run for the Art Ross Trophy.
Sedin notches pair of power play points | 01/26/2013 3:56 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin scored and collected an assist on the power play in Vancouver's dominant 5-0 win over Anaheim Friday night.
ImpactSedin has at least a point in each of the Canucks' first four games. In Vancouver's 2 games against the Ducks, Sedin has 2 goals and 2 assists for 4 points. On the season, Sedin has 2 goals and 4 assists for 6 points.
Sedin opens season with two points | 01/20/2013 3:43 AM
NewsDaniel Sedin scored a goal and added an assist in Vancouver's season opening 7-3 loss to Anaheim Saturday night.
ImpactHead Coach Adam Vigneault rolled all four lines in Saturday's blowout loss, with the Canuck's first line of Sedin, his brother and Alexander Burrows playing just a couple minutes more than the team's third and fourth lines.
Reports: Canucks will host Ducks on Day 1 | 01/09/2013 10:27 PM
NewsThe Canucks will host the Ducks in their season opener Jan. 19, according to The Los Angeles Times' Helene Elliott.
Helene Elliott on Twitter
ImpactThe Orange County Register's Eric Stephens is also reporting the same and says though the date of the Ducks' home opener isn't set yet, it'll likely come after a two-game road trip. Vancouver finished with a 27-10-4 record last season on home ice and will look to continue that success in this shortened season.
|Swe Jr.||Total||Swe Jr.||30||29||17||46||-||4||-||-||-||-||-||1.53|
|Goals||2||vs. Cgy||Apr 13||2|
|Assists||2||4 times-last:at Ana||last:Jan 5||3|
|Points||3||vs. CBJ||Nov 22||3|
|Penalty Minutes||12||at StL||Oct 25||4|
|Plus/Minus||3||vs. CBJ||Nov 22||2|
|Power Play Goals||1||5 times-last:vs. Cgy||last:Apr 13||1|
|Power Play Points||1||18 times-last:vs. Cgy||last:Apr 13||2|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||73 times-last:vs. Cgy||last:Apr 13||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||73 times-last:vs. Cgy||last:Apr 13||0|
|Shots||10||vs. Dal||Nov 17||6|
|Games||82||5 times-last: 2010-11 (Van)|
|Penalty Minutes||50||2007-08 (Van)|
|Power Play Goals||18||2010-11 (Van)|
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