Toronto — Swedish twins Daniel and Henrik Sedin, who formed one of the highest-scoring duos in the NHL for nearly 20 years with Vancouver Canucks, were elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday as part of their 2022 class. it was done.
Sedin, drafted by Kanax on the second and third overall picks of the 1999 NHL Draft, was his lifelong linemate and was known for his playmaking abilities.
Henrik is Vancouver's highest-ever point (1,070), assist (830), and game played (1,330), while Daniel is second in these categories and the team's goal list (393). It is located above.
During his NHL career, Sedin helped Canax reach the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals in the decisive seventh match of the Championship series. Lost to Boston Bruins.
Sedin helped Sweden win the gold medal at the 2006 Torino Olympics and the 2013 World Hockey Championships Men's Ice Hockey Tournament on the international stage.
"I'm really proud of this special recognition," Daniel Sedin said in a news release published by the Toronto-based Hall of Fame. "My brother and I joined the league together. It's special to go with him."
Sweden forward Daniel Alfredson, Canada goalkeeper Roberto Luongo, and Hall of Fame The first Finnish female player to do so, Luongo Barillen, closed the five individuals elected in the player category.
Herb Carnegie, who is regularly regarded as the best black hockey player who never plays in the NHL, will be honored in the Builder category after his death.
The entrance ceremony for the 2022 class is scheduled for November. .. 14 in Toronto. (Report by Frank Pingue, edited by Ken Ferris)