Henrik Sedin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Canucks' Henrik Sedin hints at 'reasons' for poor season

    Vancouver Sun "Like a neighbour away when the tornado whipped through the trailer park, Henrik Sedin has returned from injury to do what he can for the Vancouver Canucks. There isn’t much, except to help support the survivors. The Canuck captain returned to practice Wednesday, the morning after a 3-1 loss to..." April 03

  • Canucks' Henrik Sedin not making road trip

    NHL.com "Vancouver Canucks captain and top-line center Henrik Sedin won't be on a two-game road trip that starts against the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday and is listed as day-to-day after sustaining a left knee injury Sunday, Canucks coach John Tortorella said Tuesday. Sedin, who leads the team with 46..." March 25

  • Henrik hits 1,000 NHL games but his special day is tainted by toxic atmosphere

    Vancouver Province "Considering the greatness of his hockey career, the narrative as much as the performance, a milestone as large as this could not come at a worse time for Henrik Sedin. After a mind-boggling seven third-period goals inflicted by the lowly New York Islanders on Monday night left Canucks fans..." March 12

  • Canucks' Henrik Sedin expected to play Wednesday

    NHL.com "Vancouver Canucks center Henrik Sedin is expected to return to the lineup Wednesday when the team plays the St. Louis Blues, according to coach John Tortorella. Sedin missed the Canucks' final two games and eight of the past 10 before the break for the 2014 Sochi Olympics with a rib injury. The..." February 25

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    Vancouver Canucks @VanCanucks

    Henrik Sedin will not play the next two games, Hamhuis is out tonight, but Richardson and Higgins are in. #Canucks

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    Iain MacIntyre @imacVanSun

    If it's up to Torts, Henrik doesn't go to the Olympics. But coach says it must be player's decision. Canucks are shutting down Sedin.

  • Canucks' Henrik Sedin out of Olympics

    TSN.ca "Henrik Sedin is the latest star to pull out of the Sochi Olympics. The Vancouver Canucks star confirmed reports out of Sweden that he has not been medically cleared and will not join his brother Daniel and the rest of Team Sweden at next week's Olympics. Mikael Backlund of the Calgary Flames..." February 06

  • Canucks sit Henrik Sedin, Torts doesn't want him in Olympics

    CBSSports.com "If you've seen a Vancouver Canucks game lately, you have undoubtedly noticed the obvious struggles of Henrik Sedin. He has been laboring all over the ice, clearly still dealing with the injury that forced him to end his ironman streak a few weeks ago. Well coach John Tortorella has seen it too..." February 06

  • Captainless Canucks biggest problem is playing without Henrik

    Vancouver Sun "While the hockey world focuses on the Vancouver Canucks playing without suspended head coach John Tortorella, the team's bigger problem is playing without captain Henrik Sedin. For the first time in 680 National Hockey League games since March 21, 2004, the Canucks will be without Sedin when..." January 22

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    Elliott Pap @ElliottPap

    Both Henrik Sedin (ribs) and Roberto Luongo (ankle) say they are 'game-time decisions to face Flames tonight. #Canucks

  • Canucks, Vancouver lucky to have Sedins, hometown discount or not

    Vancouver Sun "It’s probably not a stretch to surmise that one of the things the Vancouver Canucks were eager to learn, when GM Mike Gillis interviewed candidates for the head coaching job over the summer, was what outsiders thought of the team. No one knows exactly what opinion the successful applicant gave,..." November 02

  • Canucks re-sign Sedin twins to four year extension

    TSN.ca "Daniel and Henrik Sedin have avoided free agency at season's end, with each signing a four-year, $28 million contract extension with the Vancouver Canucks. The brothers will earn an average of $7 million per season. The deal will see the 33-year-old Swedish twins remain in a Canucks uniform..." November 01

  • Sedins' super October might boost value of contracts

    Vancouver Sun "Daniel and Henrik Sedin are off to superb starts to the 2013-14 NHL season, once again raising the subject of their expiring contracts and the fact they stand to become unrestricted free agents next July 1. Their agent, J.P. Barry, was in Vancouver on Monday and met with the twins following the..." October 31

  • Sedins still waiting for new deal

    Vancouver Sun "Daniel and Henrik Sedin are off to superb starts to the 2013-14 NHL season, once again raising the subject of their expiring contracts and the fact they stand to become unrestricted free agents next July 1. Their agent, J.P. Barry, was in Vancouver on Monday and met with the twins following the..." October 30

  • Kesler, Sedins steal show from Ovi in Canucks 3-2 win over Caps

    Vancouver Province "If there is a hotter line playing right now in the NHL, we’d like to know who or where they are. In a game where Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin looked like he might put his stamp on it early, the Canucks’ line of the Sedin twins and Ryan Kesler simply had too much magic for the..." October 29

  • Sedins say split gives team some ‘spark’

    Vancouver Province "John Tortorella wouldn’t go there because it’s too early to blame the officials. Maybe a hint though. While the Vancouver Canucks coach is being rightfully lauded for again splitting up Henrik and Daniel Sedin — leading to the tying and winning goals Tuesday in Philadelphia — his ability to..." October 17

  • Sedins impressing Canucks coach Tortorella

    Vancouver Province "Of all the roster decisions he must still make and habits his players must still break John Tortorella knew this much with the regular-season opener looming: The grind and pace he’s preaching to forge an identity for the Vancouver Canucks has been easier to achieve because his best players have..." October 02

  • Sedins can’t be everything to everybody

    Vancouver Province "We all know why the Sedins are at least saying they are keen to kill penalties and take more defensive zone faceoffs this season and it’s all for the right reasons. As leaders of the team they are keen to set the right tone with the new coach to get in line with what he wants to do and get the..." September 19

  • Sedins aim to be complete players

    Vancouver Province "For years many believed the Sedin twins got their way with their last head coach. But that can’t be. They weren’t killing penalties. It all seems a little screwy at first. While winning twin Art Ross Trophies and pumping out points the way Breaking Bad produces intensity the twins were..." September 18

  • Will the Sedins retire in Vancouver?

    The Hockey News "Roberto Luongo faces an uncertain future with the Vancouver Canucks but Henrik and Daniel Sedin hope to stick around for a while. The twins are eligible for unrestricted free agency next summer but Henrik recently told the Vancouver Sun's Iain MacIntyre they've started contract extension talks..." August 30

  • Sedins want to re-sign, stay and win — cue the cheers and boos

    Vancouver Sun "Given the age and ability of the players whose contracts are expiring the cycle of the team and all that has happened in Vancouver the last year we naturally wonder if the relationship will soon end between Henrik and Daniel Sedin and the Canucks. Not because the National Hockey League team..." August 28

  • Report: Canucks, Sedins to start contract talks ‘in earnest’

    Pro Hockey Talk "The next week should prove interesting for Vancouver and the Sedin twins. According to a Sportsnet report JP Barry — the agent representing Daniel and Henrik Sedin — will head to Vancouver to begin contract talks ‘in earnest’ with Vancouver GM Mike Gillis. That said the Canucks captain..." August 22

  • No extension talks yet for Sedins, Canucks

    Sportsnet.ca "Vancouver Canucks forwards Daniel and Henrik Sedin were in the TEAM1040 studio Monday afternoon with host Matt Sekeres. The twins’ future in Vancouver, the only National Hockey League city in which they’ve played since being drafted in 1999, was one of the topics on the table. Question:..." June 11

  • Henrik's post-mortem needs to be questioned

    Vancouver Province "Before setting off for the World Championships to play for Sweden — where that country hopes to be in the final it is hosting — Canucks captain Henrik Sedin stood up for Canucks coach Alain Vigneault at the end-of-season meet and greet with the media. And why wouldn’t he. After all, as the..." May 15

  • It's time for the Sedins to stand down after standing up for so long

    Vancouver Province "There they were, standing in the dressing room close together as they have always done so courageously throughout their great careers. The Sedin twins were there to answer all the questions you might have about the team's inability to win again. They were facing the music just as they did after..." May 06

  • Henrik Sedin on mandatory visors: ‘If guys aren’t doing it, somebody has to make the choice for them’

    Vancouver Province "The issue is a clear as the piece of protection that protects his eyes. Henrik Sedin saw what a deflected puck did to the left eye of teammate Manny Malhotra on March 16, 2011. It resulted in four procedures to reduce swelling and the pooling of blood. It has placed the face-off specialist on..." March 06

  • Henrik Sedin gets record, but Canucks blow lead to fall 4-3 to Stars

    Vancouver Sun "It came on an assist, of course, one of those pinpoint cross-ice passes that Henrik Sedin makes look so darn easy. And when Alex Burrows drove the puck past Dallas goalie Richard Bachman, Rogers Arena went into party mode to celebrate the Vancouver Canuck captain's record-setting point. That..." February 16

  • Vancouver Canucks icon Markus Naslund wishes Sedin twins could rise to the rescue of Modo

    Vancouver Sun "Markus Naslund could really use Henrik Sedin right about now. Daniel, too, for that matter. But centres are what Naslund desperately needs for his Modo team that is not only winless in its first three games of the Swedish Elite League regular season, but has lost its top two centres to..." September 21

  • Sedin twins share their potential lockout plans

    Pro Hockey Talk "Dennis Bernstein passes along Expressen.se's report that Henrik and Daniel Sedin plan on staying in Vancouver in the event of a lockout – under most circumstances. One possibility that can change things, however, is if the entire season gets canceled. In that case, the Sedin twins have..." August 15

  • Canucks' Sedin twins true hope for Stanley Cup

    Vancouver Province "Mayday! Throughout the month of May, we're taking a look at the Canucks roster, and the organization, every weekday. Today's subjects: Henrik and Daniel Sedin. It's commonly postulated that elite NHL teams have a window of opportunity to win the Stanley Cup, based on the age and makeup of their..." May 09

  • Dustin Brown hit on Canucks' Henrik Sedin was game changer

    Vancouver Province "It was a hit that could have registered on the Richter Scale because it was looking like the biggest impact the Los Angeles Kings would make Sunday. When Dustin Brown rocked Henrik Sedin with a heavy forearm check to the shoulder in the second period, a blow that also caught his chin, it sent..." April 16

  • Henrik Sedin returns to form

    Vancouver Province "It was quite the weekend for the defending Western Conference champion Vancouver Canucks. Not only did they somehow manage to regain the lead in the Conference in their 79th game of this bizarrely successful season, they had a number of other things go wonderfully well, first and foremost the..." April 01

  • Henrik Sedin says players need to show more respect for one another

    Vancouver Sun "Duncan Keith today called his five-game suspension for elbowing Daniel Sedin "fair." If the Vancouver Canucks felt otherwise, they weren't saying. "I have got nothing to say about that," Daniel's brother, Henrik, said following Vancouver's game-day skate in Denver, where the Canucks meet the..." March 25

  • Sedins, Raymond look more like Canucks' third line

    Vancouver Province "Amid the ashes of another demoralizing setback Wednesday, there were smoking embers and a spark of encouragement for the Vancouver Canucks, who have looked confused and even content in dropping four of their last five games. In an effort to ignite the first line by promoting the struggling..." March 16

  • Canucks shuffle lines, put struggling Raymond with struggling Sedins

    Vancouver Province "After getting two days off to regroup after an embarrassing loss to Montreal on Saturday, Canucks players were greeted at practice on Tuesday by two revamped forward lines and a complete shuffle of the defence pairings. That's what happens when teams struggle, and the Canucks have lost three of..." March 14

  • Slumping Sedins concern Canucks coach Vigneault

    Vancouver Province "There was a time recently the Sedins were the very definition of consistency. They didn't record many three- or four-point nights, but they both usually chipped in with a goal or two. Well, Daniel Sedin is now 2-1-3 over his last 10 games. Henrik is 0-2-2 over that same span and hasn't..." March 11

  • Burly Bitz backs Sedins as Henrik continues ironman streak

    Vancouver Province "The Canucks weren't slumping, they were just waiting for Byron Bitz to arrive. The comeback player with the bruising game and compelling back story has suddenly become a playmaking difference-maker. Call it a stimulus package. And the Canucks have been waiting for one. Strikingly bulky..." February 10

  • Canucks' Henrik Sedin in walking boot, putting NHL games streak at risk

    Vancouver Sun "The Sedins may be split up again, but this time it could be a doctor's decision, not the coach's. The Vancouver Canucks have already been working overtime to get many of their recent wins, and now they may have to do it without their team captain and leading scorer. Henrik Sedin was wearing..." February 09

  • Detroit coach Babcock respects Canucks, Sedins

    Vancouver Province "Like most NHL coaches who grew up in Canada and are working in the U.S., Mike Babcock enjoys the give-and-take with reporters when the Red Wings visit Canadian cities. After going through a workout with a Detroit trainer that would have left one of his players huffing and puffing, the..." February 02

  • Slumping Sedins shoulder burden of Canucks' woes

    Vancouver Province "With Roberto Luongo, you can understand a rather extreme view of how an athlete should deal with the media. "Just don't say anything," he quipped. If you don't get where he's coming from, you just haven't been paying attention. Sometimes he's been to blame, and some-times he hasn't, but..." January 20

  • Sedins 'weren't good enough'

    Vancouver Sun "To win in the National Hockey League, countless coaches have said, your best players have to be your best players. And it doesn't hurt if they're better than the opposition's best players, too. Neither situation occurred Tuesday for the Vancouver Canucks, yet they still managed to beat the..." January 12

  • 'Always room for improvement' says Henrik Sedin

    Vancouver Sun "The Vancouver Canucks reach the midpoint of their 2011-12 NHL season tonight against the Minnesota Wild, sitting atop the Northwest Division and second in the Western Conference. Based on Tuesday's stats package, they had the league's No. 1 power play, were third in goal scoring average, third..." January 04

  • Henrik Sedin pulls even with Morrison for Canuck ironman honours

    Vancouver Sun "Daniel and Henrik Sedin are close in everything they do for the Vancouver Canucks except ironman streaks. Henrik appeared in a franchise-tying 534th consecutive regular-season game Friday - pulling him even with current Calgary Flame Brendan Morrison - while Daniel played in his just fourth..." December 24

  • Henrik Sedin vehemently denies reports Sweden threw Olympic game

    Vancouver Province "Henrik Sedin was vehement in his denial: He and his Swedish teammates did not lose a game with Slovakia at the 2006 Olympics in Turin purposely to get a more favourable path to the gold medal game. The Canucks captain was responding to reported comments by Swedish hockey icon Peter Forsberg..." December 19

  • Canucks' Sedin machine rolling smoothly again

    Vancouver Province "Here's how you know it's going well for the Vancouver Canucks. Henrik Sedin was making jokes about leading the league in hooking penalties. He has nine. For reference, Christian Ehrhoff led the NHL last year with 10. Head coach Alain Vigneault seemed bemused, too, though he did say he was..." December 13

  • Enforcer takes aim at twin question

    Vancouver Province "Oilers enforcer Darcy Hordichuk remains a big supporter of the Vancouver Canucks. He was at Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final sitting in Mikael Samuelsson's seats. If they had won, he probably would have been with the team for some of the late night celebrations. The ties are still there, more..." October 17

  • Sedins: Targets on twins' backs?

    Vancouver Province "The Canucks are not do-nothings willing to sit back and watch while their best players are abused. It only seems that way. There wasn't a noticeable physical response Monday after Marc Methot became the latest opponent to take liberties with the health and well being of a Sedin. In the..." October 12

  • This new season, Sedin twins plan to stick with the old

    Vancouver Province "hey've won over their peers, Swedish royalty, most fans in North America and back in their homeland, and the statisticians. They've yet to win a Stanley Cup and they hope to change that. What the twins aren't about to change is anything about the way they play. "We prepare the same as we..." October 04

  • They're Swedish, they're twins but they're no Sedins

    Vancouver Province "They are Swedish twins, intelligent and are better together. But that's about where the similarities should end with the Sedins and the Westerholms. Pathrik Westerholm, a sixth-round Canucks draft pick and his brother, Ponthus, who was undrafted, are at the Canucks development camp for..." July 08

  • Sedin's engines stalled by Bruins

    Vancouver Province "They stood in the dressing room longer than any of the few other players made available following the gut-wrenching 4-0 loss to Boston on Wednesday in the seventh game of the Stanley Cup final. Henrik and Daniel Sedin were easy targets following a second shutout by Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas...." June 16

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