Happy birthday to Daniel and Henrik Sedin

 

The Vancouver wunderkinds sprang forth on to the metaphorical ice this day 31 years ago.

 
 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Daniel Sedin and his twin brother Henrik Sedin discuss a play in the third period of game two of the Western Conference Finals against the San Jose Sharks during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C. May 18, 2011.</div>
 

Daniel Sedin and his twin brother Henrik Sedin discuss a play in the third period of game two of the Western Conference Finals against the San Jose Sharks during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C. May 18, 2011.

Photograph by: Ian Lindsay, PNG

 
<div id="page1">Daniel Sedin and his twin brother Henrik Sedin discuss a play in the third period of game two of the Western Conference Finals against the San Jose Sharks during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C. May 18, 2011.</div>
Identical twin Henrik Sedin (R) of Sweden poses with his Vancouver Canucks jersey after being drafted 1999 National Hockey League entry draft in Boston, June 26.
Newly signed Vancouver Canucks Daniel Sedin (blue shirt) ) during  a news conference in Vancouver Tuesday July 27, 1999.  The twin brothers said they will not play in the NHL this season. They will return to play in Sweden for one more year.
Vancouver Canucks' centre henrik Sedin (33) celebrates his go ahead goal against the Anaheim Ducks during first period NHL action at GM Place  in Vancouver, BC, December 16, 2009.
Oct 13 2006  The Vancouver Canucks play the San Jose Sharks in NHL action at GM Place.Henrik Sedin stick handles the puck.
Vancouver Canucks Daniel Sedin scores the first goal beating Calgary Flames goalie Mikka Kiprusoff during first period NHL action at GM Place Wednesday night.
Jan.05 2007 - Game Face Project- Tight face photos  of Vancouver Canucks players during their game against the Edmonton Oilers goalie during NHL action at GM Place Friday night. Henrik Sedin.
Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrates after scoring the go ahead goal against the Los Angeles Kings with 2:03 left in the third peeriod during Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 25, 2010 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.  Vancouver won 4-2 to win the series four games to two.
Vancouver Canucks' Henrik Sedin (#33) tries to get control of puck while being checked by St. Louis Blues' Martin Rucinshky (#22) and Doug Weight (#9) during the first period in NHL first round playoff action at GM Place in Vancouver April 10, 2003.
New York Islanders'  center Michael Peca (27) takes a dive in front of  Vancouver Canucks'  left winger Daniel Sedin (22) during second period NHL action at GM Place Stadium   in Vancouver on Tuesday evening, March 11, 2003.
Vancouver Canucks' Henrik Sedin takes a breather during practice at GM Place Monday, April 5, 2004.
Vancouver Canucks Daniel Sedin (centre #22) and Trent Klatt (#26) keep Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Curtis Joseph  (left #31) and Bryan McCabe (right #24)  busy during NHL action in Vancouver Monday Oct. 16, 2000.
Vancouver Canucks' Henrik Sedin during the first period of the Canucks home opener game against the Los Angeles Kings at Rogers Arena Saturday, October 9, 2010.
Vancouver Canucks Daniel Sedin (left) is stopped at the goal line by Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (right) during the first period of an NHL regular season game at Rogers Arena in Vancouver January 8, 2011.
Vancouver Canucks' Henrik Sedin skating at UBC Thunderbird Arena in Vancouver, BC., on September 7, 2011.
Daniel Sedin(22) of the Vancouver Canucks skates this puck against Shea Weber(6) of the Nashville Predators at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, April 30, 2011.  The score was 0-0 at the end of the first period.
Henrik Sedin yawns as he sits on the bench during a Vancouver Canucks practice at UBC, Vancouver, September 06 2011.
Vancouver Canucks Daniel Sedin (22, right) is checked from behind by  Colorado Avalanche Marek Svatos (40) during second period NHL regular season game action at GM Place Stadium in Vancouver April 5, 2009.
Vancouver Canucks' left winger Daniel Sedin (22) moves in on Dallas Starsgoalie Marty Turco (35) fo rthe game winning goal during third period NHL action at GM Place in Vancouver on Thursday evening, December 20, 2007.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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