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H. Sedin continues streak, but doesn't finish game

Sunday, 01.19.2014 / 1:46 AM / News
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H. Sedin continues streak, but doesn't finish game
Vancouver Canucks center Henrik Sedin extended his consecutive-game streak to 679 when he stepped into the ice Saturday against the Calgary Flames. But for the second game in a row, he didn't make it to the finish.

Henrik Sedin
Center - VAN
GOALS: 9 | ASST: 31 | PTS: 40
SOG: 80 | +/-: 7
Vancouver Canucks center Henrik Sedin extended his consecutive-game streak to 679 when he stepped into the ice Saturday against the Calgary Flames. But for the second game in a row, he didn't make it to the finish.

"He's day-to-day," coach John Tortorella said after Vancouver's 3-2 shootout victory at Rogers Arena. "He tried, but you could see and I wasn’t going to put him at any more risk so we told him to take his stuff off."

Sedin was questionable for the game against the Flames. He left early due to sore ribs after he was cross-checked during the Canucks' 1-0 loss to the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday and didn't play the final 4:40.
 
He played 12:01 against the Flames, but did not take the ice again after ending a shift with 5:59 remaining in the second period.

"He's a pro," Tortorella said. "He tried to do whatever he could to help us. I told him to take his stuff off."
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That was something I've been dreaming of, something I've told myself before the third period I was going to do ... It was an amazing feeling. It's hard to describe. I didn't believe it went in at first but when I saw all the reaction and all the fans going crazy and my teammates going crazy, it's just an unbelievable feeling. I didn't know what to do. I didn't know whether to jump or just skate and do a Theo Fleury. I don't think I'm the same caliber player he is so I couldn't do it.

— Flames forward Mikael Backlund on scoring the overtime winner against the Ducks in Gm. 3