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Vancouver's Henrik Sedin regains scoring lead

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Henrik Sedin made sure that if Alex Ovechkin wants to win the NHL scoring title, he'll have to produce some points on Sunday.

Sedin passed Ovi for the League scoring lead with a pair of assists in the first period of the Vancouver Canucks' season-finale against Calgary. Sedin matched Ovechkin's total of 109 points when he assisted on Kevin Bieksa's goal at 7:44, then went ahead with an assist on twin brother Daniel's goal less than two minutes later.

Sedin added to his lead in the third period, earning the primary assist on Daniel's second and third goals of the night as the Canucks closed their season with a 7-3 victory. Henrik finished the season with 112 points, breaking the franchise record of 110 held by Pavel Bure.

Ovechkin will need three points to tie Sedin when he and the Washington Capitals take the ice on Sunday for their last game of the season against the Boston Bruins at the Verizon Center (Noon ET, NBC). He became the first player in the NHL to reach the 50-goal mark by scoring twice on Friday night.

"I might watch it," Henrik told Hockey Night in Canada when asked if he would watch Ovechkin's game on Sunday. "There's nothing I can do about it."

Sedin leads the NHL with 83 assists to go along with 29 goals.

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