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November 1, 2013 | 2:30pm ET
Canucks ink Daniel and Henrik Sedin to extensions
TheFourthPeriod.com

The Vancouver Canucks have signed forwards Daniel and Henrik Sedin to four-year contract extensions worth $28 million.

The Sedin brothers are in the final year of their current five-year, $30.5 million contracts.

"Daniel and Henrik are exemplary leaders, teammates and humanitarians and we're very pleased to have them as part of our team for the long-term," said Canucks GM Mike Gillis. "Few players in the history of this club have had more significant roles in contributing to the success of this team and to our community and we look forward to many more years with their positive influence leading the way."

Henrik Sedin, 33, currently holds franchise records for most points (792), assists (610), plus/minus (+200) and consecutive games played (629). He past previous franchise scoring leader Markus Naslund with his 757th point on Feb. 15, 2013 versus the Dallas Stars.

The Ornskoldsvik, SWE, native ranks second in franchise history in games played (940) and third in game-winning goals (33).

Daniel Sedin, 33, ranks second in franchise history in scoring, passing Naslund with a two-point effort April 22, 2013 versus the Chicago Blackhawks.

Daniel, a two-time NHL All-Star, captured the Art Ross Trophy and Ted Lindsay Award in 2010-11.

Henrik, a three-time NHL All-Star, won the Art Ross Trophy and Hart Trophy in 2009-10.


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