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.
He's a winner. We want winners here, and he's a proven winner. He's won two Stanley Cups. He's 22 years old and been a big part of it. He's got all the right tools. He's got size (6-foot-1, 204 pounds) and strength. He's exactly what we were looking for. He's going to be a big piece of our team for many, many years to come.
— Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen on Brandon Saad, who he acquired in a trade with the Blackhawks on Tuesday