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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.

Quote of the Day

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