Daniel Sedin is a Swedish forward who is known for his goal-scoring ability, and for being part of a potent one-two punch with his twin brother Henrik. Daniel and Henrik have been a lethal combination in the NHL as members for the Vancouver Canucks since 2000. Internationally, they have been lynchpins on the Swedish Olympic hockey teams that won gold medals in 2006, and won all of its round-robin games in 2010 before being surprisingly upset by Slovakia in its first medal-round game.
- Won the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL's leading scorer with 104 points in 2010-11.
- Won the NHL's Ted Lindsay Award as the League's most outstanding player as voted on by his peers in 2010-11.
- Participated in the 2011 Stanley Cup Final as a member of the Vancouver Canucks.
- Member of the NHL's First All-Star Team in 2011, and Second All-Star Team in 2010.
- Played in the NHL All-Star Game in 2011 and 2012.
- Won an Olympic gold medal in 2006.
- Won a gold medal at the 2013 World Championships.
- Won bronze medals at the 2001 and 1999 World Championships.
- Represented Sweden at the 1998, 1999 and 2000 World Junior Championships.
Things to know:
1. Is the younger of the two Sedin Twins.
2. Daniel and Henrik Sedin have an older brother named Peter who played junior hockey in the early 1990s for the same MODO team that the Twins later played for, themselves.
3. The Sedins' father, Tommy, played minor-league hockey in Sweden from 1972-77.