|Assets:||A natural point producer whose setup skills rival some of the best the game has ever seen, he's also extremely well rounded and more suited to the physical game than twin brother Daniel. Has strong defensive tendencies and off-the-charts playmaking ability. Is also excellent on face-offs.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't have a natural goal-scorer's mentality--that's his twin brother Daniel's job. Could stand to shoot more often when he has limited options at his disposal. Also needs to step his game up when the spotlight shines brightest, something he has struggled with in the past.|
|Career Potential:||Elite playmaking center.|
|NHL||Art Ross Trophy||2009-10|
|NHL||First All-Star Team||2010-11, 2009-10|
|NHL||Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game||2011-12, 2010-11, 2007-08|
|Olympic Gold Medal||2006 (Sweden)|
|11/01/2013||Signed by the Vancouver Canucks to a four-year contract extension.|
|7/01/2009||Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks to a five-year contract.|
|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 (Sweden).|
|9/10/2004||Re-signed by the Vancouver Canucks to a one-year contract.|
|3/21/2004||Missed 4 games (abdominal strain).|
|3/13/2004||Abdominal strain, day-to-day.|
|3/12/2004||Missed 1 game (muscle strain).|
|3/10/2004||Muscle strain, day-to-day.|
|7/28/2003||Re-signed by the Vancouver Canucks.|
|2/25/2003||Missed 1 game (hand injury).|
|2/24/2003||Hand injury, day-to-day.|
|12/21/2002||Missed 3 games (shoulder injury).|
|12/15/2002||Shoulder injury, day-to-day.|
|6/26/1999||Drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round (3rd overall) in 1999.|
H.Sedin scores in loss | 11/26/2013 3:44 AM
NewsHenrik Sedin scored a goal in Vancouver's 3-2 overtime loss to Los Angeles Monday evening.
ImpactHenrik Sedin put the Canucks ahead 2-1 on a power play seven minutes into the third period, but they couldn't hold on. He now has seven goals and 18 assists in 26 games. Defenseman Christopher Tanev scored the other goal for the Canucks and it was his first goal of the season.
Henrik Sedin scores twice in Canucks' win | 11/23/2013 1:58 AM
NewsHenrik Sedin scored twice to lead the Canucks to a 6-2 victory over the Blue Jackets Friday night.
ImpactSedin now has six goals and 18 assists in 24 games. Daniel Sedin also had a strong game with a goal and two assists. The Sedins started on different lines but were reunited in the second period and finished with five points between them. Daniel snapped six-game pointless streak that was his longest in almost a decade. Alexander Edler, Jeremy Welsh and Zach Kassian also scored for the Canucks, while Ryan Stanton added three helpers in the win.
Henrik Sedin scores lone goal in Canucks loss | 11/17/2013 10:55 PM
NewsHenrik Sedin scored the Canucks' only goal in their 2-1 loss to the Dallas Stars in Vancouver Sunday night.
ImpactSedin's goal, a power-play tally, was his fourth of the season.
Henrik Sedin in the midst of a small slump | 11/14/2013 5:13 PM
NewsHenrik Sedin has hit a bit of a rough patch since his 12-game point streak ended last week.
ImpactHe hasn't picked up a point in his last three games and he's posted a minus-5 rating in his last two outings. Sedin is tied for the league lead with 17 assists and he has 20 points in 20 games. It won't be long before he gets back on track.
Henrik Sedin leads NHL with 17 assists | 11/06/2013 11:10 AM
NewsHenrik Sedin registered his league-leading 17th assist on Tuesday.
ImpactSedin also extended his point streak to 12 games. He's one of just three players in the NHL to already reach the 20-point mark and should be regarded as a good bet to record at least 80 points this season.
Henrik Sedin rides 11-game point streak | 11/04/2013 10:09 AM
NewsHenrik Sedin is on an 11-game point streak.
ImpactSedin has only been held off the scoresheet once in 16 games this season. He ranks third in the NHL with 19 points. Look for him to average about a point-per-game this season.
Henrik Sedin agrees to terms with Vancouver | 11/01/2013 2:45 PM
NewsThe Vancouver Canucks have signed Henrik Sedin to a four-year/$28 million contract extension.
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ImpactHenrik's twin brother Daniel has inked a matching contract. Unlike Daniel, Henrik is more of a playmaker than goal scorer, but Henrik has been a little luckier injury wise and has more career points as a result. Henrik has three goals and 18 points in 15 games this season.
Canucks top line seeing huge minutes | 10/31/2013 9:10 AM
NewsThe Vancouver Canucks top line of Henrik Sedin, Ryan Kesler and Daniel Sedin all had more ice time than the Canucks top defenseman Alexander Edler Wednesday.
ImpactThat is a extreme rarity as the top four defensemen usually see more ice time than the top forward but that is not the case this season under John Tortorella. Henrik played 26:41 minutes with Kesler on the ice for 25:20 and Daniel at 24:09, one second ahead of Edler. Henrik Sedin picked up his league-leading 15th assist of the season as he set up Daniel for the Canucks lone goal of the evening.
Henrik Sedin playing most in his career | 10/28/2013 10:58 AM
NewsHenrik Sedin played 25:04 minutes during Friday's game.
ImpactIt was the second most in the regular season of his career as he played 25:33 minutes Thursday. The Sedin twins have been outstanding this season and are currently negotiating a contract to remain with the Canucks as their current contracts expire at the end of the season. Henrik has three goals and 16 points in 13 games this season with a plus-six rating.
Henrik Sedin notches 2 points in win over NJ | 10/24/2013 10:02 PM
NewsHenrik Sedin picked up a pair of assists in the Canucks 3-2 shootout victory over New Jersey on Thursday.
ImpactBoth Ryan Kesler and Daniel Sedin tallied in the Vancouver victory and Captain Henrik was involved in setting up each of the scoring plays.
Henrik Sedin scores lone Canuck goal in loss | 10/20/2013 9:40 PM
NewsHenrik Sedin scored the Canucks' goal in a 3-1 loss to the Blue Jackets in Columbus Sunday.
ImpactThe goal was Sedin's second of the season and it was scored on a power play.
Canucks keep altered lines for practice | 10/16/2013 6:19 PM
NewsHenrik Sedin centered Ryan Kesler and Chris Higgins at Wednesday's practice.
ImpactThe trio ended Tuesday's match against the Philadelphia Flyers together and they combined to score the game's winning goal. The shakeup has Daniel Sedin skating with Mike Santorelli and Jannik Hansen. However, the combinations may not stick when Thursday's game begins. "I'm not sure what the lines will be tomorrow night," coach John Tortorella said. "I just kept the lines the same as I ended the game last night so we'll see where we go tomorrow."
Henrik Sedin gets first goal, but Van. loses | 10/13/2013 1:36 AM
NewsHenrik Sedin was the only Canuck to score in their 4-1 loss to the Canadiens on Saturday night.
ImpactSedin's first goal of the season came at 13:12 of the second period via assists from brother Daniel and Jason Garrison, who also fired a game-high 10 shots on goal. Henrik has seven points on the year.
Tortorella splits up the Sedin twins Sunday | 10/07/2013 10:22 AM
NewsCoach John Tortorella split up Henrik and Daniel Sedin during the third period Sunday.
ImpactWhile this has happened a couple of times during the Sedins 13 years together in Vancouver it has never worked out well, but it did on Sunday as Daniel set up Jannik Hansen to cut the deficit to 3-2 and then Henrik set up Mike Santorelli's first goal of the game to tie it up. "It wasn't a big deal for us," said Henrik. "We came out as a new team. We got some new lines rolling and got some energy from that." The twins should get back together in time for Tuesday's game against New Jersey but it was interesting that it didn't take Tortorella long to shuffle the lines with the Sedins.
Henrik Sedin plays in 631st consecutive game | 10/06/2013 11:38 AM
NewsHenrik Sedin moved past Andy Hebenton on the all-time list for consecutive games played by playing in his 631st Saturday.
ImpactHebenton was the all-time leader until Gary Unger passed him in the 1970s. Unger (914) was then surpassed by Doug Jarvis who is the current record holder at 964 straight games. Sedin celebrated by picking up three assists in the 6-2 win over Edmonton. Jay Bouwmeester is currently fifth on the list as he is on a 637 game streak with Craig Ramsey ahead of him at 776 and Steve Larmer is third at 884.
H. Sedin leads Canucks past Rangers | 09/27/2013 4:04 AM
NewsHenrik Sedin scored twice for the Canucks in 5-0 rout of the Rangers.
ImpactFrank Corrado and Ryan Kesler both had a goal and an assist for the Canucks while Alexander Edler had three assists and Alex Burrows two assists for Vancouver. Rookie Hunter Shinkaruk also tallied a goal while Roberto Luongo had a fantastic night stopping all 41 shots of the Rangers.
Sedins would like extensions from Canucks | 08/27/2013 1:37 PM
NewsHenrik and Daniel Sedin would like to get contract extensions done with Vancouver before the regular season begins.
Impact"There has been some talk," Henrik said. "Nothing really concrete, but it's getting there. We would like to get something done before the season. We're not guys who like to talk about those things while playing, so we'll see what happens." The twins don't mind being part of a future Canucks rebuild, but if they did end up leaving then it would signal a full transition period for the organization.
H. Sedin on contract talks: 'There's no rush' | 08/22/2013 1:18 PM
NewsAgent J.P. Barry will be in Vancouver soon to begin contract talks with Canucks GM Mike Gillis, according to a report on Sportsnet.
Impact"I'm sure we're going to talk before training camp and see where we are," Henrik said. "For us there's no rush, I mean, if things can get done we're more than happy but if not we're happy to wait." Henrik and Daniel Sedin will enter the final years of their respective deals this season and they would like to remain in Vancouver.
Tortorella wants to try out Sedins on the PK | 06/25/2013 7:19 PM
NewsNew head coach John Tortorella mentioned during his introduction to the media that he plans to use Henrik and Daniel Sedin on the penalty kill.
ImpactThe twins didn't kill penalties under ex-bench boss Alain Vigneault. If the experiment works then they could be become a good source of shorthanded points.
Sedins say no contract extension talks yet | 06/11/2013 1:26 PM
NewsHenrik Sedin said there haven't been any contract extension talks with the Vancouver Canucks at this point.
ImpactHenrik and Daniel Sedin were on TEAM1040 on Monday and said they'd like to re-sign with the Canucks, but won't rush anything. The twins are each in the final year of their contracts and it's extremely doubtful the Canucks would let either one, let alone both Sedins, get to unrestricted free agency next summer. Much like they are on the ice, the brothers are a package deal off it and appear likely to play together the rest of their careers, be it in Vancouver, their native Sweden or another NHL city. One thing's for sure, the Sedin twins will not come cheap.
Henrik Sedin leads Sweden to IIHF gold | 05/19/2013 5:21 PM
NewsHenrik Sedin's two goals helped Sweden throttle Switzerland 5-1 to win a gold medal in the 2013 IIHF World Championships.
ImpactLoui Eriksson, Erik Gustafsson and Simon Hjalmarsson were the other goal scorers. Sweden enjoyed a rare treat in winning in front of its home crowd as the event took place in Stockholm.
H. Sedin is upset after series deciding call | 05/08/2013 11:29 AM
NewsHenrik Sedin took exception to the boarding minor that his brother, Daniel Sedin, got in overtime on Tuesday.
Impact"I shouldn't say it right now, but, it's a [expletive] call," Henrik said. That call resulted in the San Jose Sharks series-winning goal. It certainly did look borderline, but it only resulted in the Canucks' elimination because they had put themselves in a situation where any bad break would be fatal.
Henrik Sedin: "No one believes in us" | 05/05/2013 11:22 AM
NewsHenrik Sedin said that "no one believes in us" after Game 2.
ImpactThe Canucks lost both games at home and are heading to San Jose needing to win four of the last five games in order to move on to the next round. "Going into San Jose, there's no pressure (even if) it's a must-win for us," Sedin said. "No one is believing in us, apart from us. That's the way we have to look at it." Sedin has one assist in two games and he needs to pick up his game if the Canucks have any chance to do anything in the post-season.
Henrik Sedin bemoans Canucks' Friday loss | 05/04/2013 11:08 AM
NewsThe Vancouver Canucks seemed to be on their way to tying their playoff series 1-1 Friday night against the visiting San Jose Sharks when, with less than a minute in regulation, a giveaway led to a Patrick Marleau goal.
ImpactThe game was tied 1-1 and then Raffi Torres gave the Sharks a 2-1 win and a 2-0 lead in the series with a goal in overtime. Canucks star Henrik Sedin was beside himself. "We played one of our best games in a while," Henrik said. "It sucks to lose. We should have scored more than two goals. We have to keep throwing everything we can at (San Jose goalie) Antti Niemi. We're going to get our goals. We have to go down there (to San Jose) and steal the first one and we have a series again."
Henrik Sedin collects two assists in win | 04/11/2013 12:20 AM
NewsHenrik Sedin was among the Vancouver Canucks' top performers in a 4-1 win against the Calgary Flames on Wednesday, collecting two assists.
ImpactDan Hamhuis continued his five-game point streak with a pair of helpers, pushing his season total to 19 points. It was a good night for Dans as Daniel Sedin found the net, marking his first power-play goal since Jan. 25.
H. Sedin records 600th assist | 04/07/2013 1:45 AM
NewsHenrik Sedin scored a goal and two helpers Saturday night as he notched his 600th assist in style during the Canucks' 5-2 win over Calgary.
ImpactSedin is enjoying another productive season with 11 goals and 25 assists through 38 games.
Henrik Sedin's two point night leads Canucks | 04/05/2013 2:13 AM
NewsHenrik Sedin scored his 10th goal of the season and added an assist in the Canucks 4-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers.
ImpactSedin has had another solid season. The Sedin's have shown a little bit of slippage as they enter their mid-30's, but the dynamic duo should continue to be star producers for another couple seasons. He's a must start in all formats.
Henrik Sedin gets two points Thursday | 03/29/2013 10:14 AM
NewsHenrik Sedin had a goal and an assist in Vancouver's 4-1 win Thursday.
ImpactSedin has nine goals and 31 points in 34 games this season. He's just outside of the top-20 in the NHL points race. It wouldn't be surprising if he moves up in the charts, but the former Art Ross Trophy winner obviously isn't going to reach Sidney Crosby (56 points in 35 games) this season. No one is.
Henrik Sedin gives the Canucks early lead | 03/19/2013 4:35 AM
NewsHenrik Sedin scored a first period power play goal in the Canucks 3-1 loss to Minnesota Monday.
ImpactSedin gave the Canucks an early 1-0 lead in the first period but it was the only shot that got past Niklas Backstrom. It was Sedin's eighth goal of the season as he now has 27 points and a plus-16 rating this season. Brother Daniel Sedin and Jason Garrison drew assists on the goal. It was Garrison's first power play point of the season.
Henrik Sedin scores in loss to Wild Sunday | 03/10/2013 11:00 PM
NewsHenrik Sedin scored a goal, but it wasn't enough as the Canucks were upended by Minnesota by a score of 4-2 Sunday.
ImpactThe Vancouver captain is known more for his skills as a playmaker, but he does chip in the occasional goal of his - he has six on the season. Christopher Higgins also scored in the losing effort for Vancouver.
Henrik Sedin scores lone goal in loss to CBJ | 03/07/2013 11:53 PM
NewsHenrik Sedin scored the only Vancouver goal in a 2-1 overtime loss to Columbus Thursday night.
ImpactThe fifth of the campaign for the Vancouver captain evened the game at 1-1, but the Canucks were unable to put any more pucks behind Sergei Bobrovsky. Despite the dynamic ability of the Sedin twins, Vancouver's lack of scoring depth beyond the pair is evident.
Henrik Sedin plays in 600th straight game | 02/27/2013 12:15 PM
NewsHenrik Sedin extended his iron man streak to 600 games on Tuesday.
ImpactSedin scored his third goal of the season, but it otherwise wasn't much of a celebration, given that Vancouver suffered a 4-2 loss. He has 18 points in 19 games this season and he should continue to do at least that well for the remainder of 2013.
Henrik Sedin scores the game-winner Thursday | 02/22/2013 12:29 PM
NewsHenrik Sedin netted the game-winning goal in Vancouver's 4-3 victory over Dallas on Thursday.
ImpactSedin extended his point streak to four games this season. He has two goals and 15 points in 16 games and we wouldn't be surprised if he picks up the pace as the season drags on.
H. Sedin becomes Canucks scoring leader | 02/16/2013 1:51 AM
NewsHenrik Sedin collected two assists in Vancouver's 4-3 loss to Dallas on Friday night, which pushed him past Markus Naslund as the Canucks' all time leading scorer with 757 points.
ImpactDespite the huge accomplishment, Sedin is not on par with his career point totals. Through 12 games, he has eight assists and no goals.
Henrik Sedin only one point away from record | 02/12/2013 12:27 PM
NewsHenrik Sedin is only one point away from breaking Markus Naslund's career mark as a Vancouver Canuck.
ImpactMarkus Naslund had 756 points in a Vancouver uniform and it appears that Henrik Sedin will surpass it over the next couple of games. "I don't think my wife (Johanna) knows about it," joked Henrik. "I've just been focusing on getting better and that's just my mindset. Not scoring my first goal Saturday was my biggest disappointment and I'm just going to focus on (brother) Danny behind me." Sedin has eight assists and no goals this season in 11 games.
Henrik Sedin is not shooting or scoring | 02/06/2013 4:23 PM
NewsHenrik Sedin doesn't have a goal yet this season, but what might be more troubling is that he only has 11 shots.
ImpactVancouver grinder Dale Weise has 11 shots as well and he averages about 10 minutes less ice time per game than Sedin. Henrik is known as being more of a passer, but he's still managed to top 100 shots in each of his past seven seasons. He has six assists in nine games, but will need to shoot more if he is to end his goalless slide.
H. Sedin off to decent, but uninspired start | 02/02/2013 5:40 PM
NewsHenrik Sedin has five assists in eight games this season.
ImpactThat's not exactly a thrilling start for the former Art Ross and Hart Trophy winner. Still, Sedin is one of the best skill forwards in the game and his production should improve as the season goes on. Look for him to finish the shortened season with about a point-per-game.
|Swe Jr.||Total||Swe Jr.||34||18||29||47||-||6||-||-||-||-||-||1.38|
|Goals||2||vs. CBJ||Nov 22||1|
|Assists||3||vs. Edm||Oct 5||2|
|Points||3||vs. Edm||Oct 5||3|
|Penalty Minutes||6||at NYI||Oct 22||4|
|Plus/Minus||2||7 times-last:vs. CBJ||last:Nov 22||2|
|Power Play Goals||1||3 times-last:vs. LA||last:Nov 25||1|
|Power Play Points||1||11 times-last:at Car||last:Dec 1||2|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||32 times-last:vs. Col||last:Dec 8||1|
|Shorthanded Points||0||32 times-last:vs. Col||last:Dec 8||1|
|Shots||5||vs. LA||Nov 25||5|
|Games||82||9 times-last: 2011-12 (Van)|
|Penalty Minutes||66||2006-07 (Van)|
|Power Play Goals||8||2 times-last: 2011-12 (Van)|
|Shorthanded Goals||2||2009-10 (Van)|
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