In his first Olympic appearance in 2006, Daniel played on the fourth line and contributed one goal and three assists in Sweden's gold medal win.
As a junior, Daniel led the 2000 World Junior Championship in goal scoring with six (6-4-10) in seven games.
This will be his 12th international tournament, all of which he has played alongside his twin brother, Henrik. They will join five other brother combinations competing in Vancouver: Belarus' Andrei and Sergei Kostitsyn; Czech Republic's Milan and Zbynek Michalek; Finland's Jarkko and Tuomo Ruutu, Mikko and Saku Koivu; Slovakia's Marian and Marcel Hossa.
I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.
— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday