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Henrik Sedin  #33

NUMBER: 33 BIRTHDATE: September 26, 1980  (AGE 33)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
WEIGHT: 188 DRAFTED: VAN / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (3rd overall)
A two-time Olympian, Henrik will be looking to double up his gold medal from 2006. Playing on a line with his brother Daniel, he had four points (3-1-4) in eight games and finished third in the tournament in face-off win percentage (64.29%).

Despite the 2010 Olympics being his first International event since the 2006 Olympics, he had plenty of experience early on in his career playing for Sweden at the European Junior Championships (1997, 1998), the World Junior Championships (1999, 2000) and the World Championships (1999, 2000, 2001, 2005).

His nine assists and 13 points led the World Junior Championships in 2000. Other future NHL players featured on Team Sweden at that tournament were: Jonas Frogren, Niklas Kronwall, Daniel Sedin, Rickard Wallin and Henrik Zetterberg.

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The groove of being behind a bench is going to be interesting at first, but thank God we have a few exhibition games to get rid of those cobwebs. Overall the excitement of it all and the freshness and coming back refreshed, all those things are going to be assets. If [the players] come ready to give their best effort in practice and games, good things are going to happen. I'm always looking for results. It's not always on the scoreboard. It's winning and building something.

— Bryan Trottier on making his return to coaching as an assistant with the Sabres