Daniel Sedin makes game-winner in OT in final home game for Canucks

Daniel and Henrik Sedin
Daniel and Henrik Sedin (Getty Pictures)

Thursday marked the top of an period in Vancouver because the Sedin twins, Henrik and Daniel, performed their final home game as members of the Canucks.

Vancouver despatched them off proper at Rogers area with a rousing ovation in introductions, however it was Daniel who despatched the followers home exhilarated.

The No. 2 general decide in the 1999 NHL draft hit the game-profitable shot in extra time on an help from his brother Henrik to provide the Canucks a four-three win over the Coyotes in additional time.

This got here after Daniel scored the 392nd objective of his profession to tie the game at one in the second interval. Henrik didn’t rating, however he received the game began proper as he hit the submit on the primary shift. Had he made that shot the gang may need exploded, together with these watching at home or in this case, Augusta, Georgia. 

The brothers have been drafted second and third general by Vancouver in 1999 and have performed everything of their 17 seasons with the Canucks. They depart the group as the primary and eighth main objective scorers, in addition to the primary and second in assists in the group’s historical past.

Daniel and Henrik will end their careers as the very best scoring twins in NHL historical past, and path solely Wayne and Brent Gretzky for most factors by a pair of brothers in the historical past of the league. They’re the one sibling duo to every attain 1,000 factors.

They mixed to win 5 NHL awards and every gained the Artwork Ross trophy in again-to-again seasons as Henrik gained the award in 2009-10, and Daniel gained in 2010-eleven.