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Daniel Sedin
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Daniel Sedin  #22

Vancouver Canucks  Left Wing
NUMBER: 22 BIRTHDATE: September 26, 1980  (AGE 34)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
WEIGHT: 187 DRAFTED: VAN / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (2nd overall)
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.

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There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.

— Bruins coach Claude Julien on the loss of Zdeno Chara to injury
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