Daniel Sedin (born September 26, 1980) is a Swedish professional ice hockey winger with the Vancouver Canucks of the NHL, and serves as an alternate captain for the Canucks during home games. His identical twin brother Henrik also plays for the Canucks, and is the team captain. They have played together throughout their careers; the pair are known for their effectiveness playing off one another. Daniel is known as a goal-scorer, while Henrik is known as a playmaker.
Selected second overall by the Canucks in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, Daniel Sedin moved to the NHL in the 2000–01 season. He has spent his entire NHL career in Vancouver; after emerging as a top player in the club during the 2005–06 season, he has since recorded six consecutive campaigns of at least 20 goals and 70 points. In 2011, Daniel Sedin won the Art Ross Trophy as the league's leading point-scorer and the Ted Lindsay Award as the best player in the league. Daniel was also nominated for the Hart Memorial Trophy as the league's most valuable player.
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