If the Sedins’ careers had to end with a meaningless game in April, it’s absolutely perfect that they ended like this. Daniel and Henrik Sedin led the Canucks to victory in their final game on Vancouver ice before retirement, with Daniel scoring both a second-period goal and the overtime winner off Henrik assists.
After an 18-year NHL career spent entirely together (not to mention several seasons with MODO in Sweden), Henrik and Daniel Sedin have jointly announced their plans to retire at the end of the season in a letter published on the Canucks website. With the Canucks out of the playoff picture, that means this Saturday…
Vancouver ended Florida’s 12-game winning streak with an OT goal by Daniel Sedin (off a feed from his twin brother Henrik), but the real action came after the final horn. It also featured, from Panthers TV guy Denis Potvin, one of the most inexplicable insults I’ve ever heard.
Today in "headlines I never thought I'd write."
It's hard to blame the officials for occasionally losing track of things during last night's punchy 1-0 Kings win over Vancouver, a game that saw 109 total penalty minutes. It's extra-hard to blame them for penalizing Henrik Sedin for an infraction committed by Daniel Sedin—they look alike, and all.
More people than ever before watched game seven of the Stanley Cup finals Wednesday night, and that's a good thing for hockey. Both the league and fans hoping for growth should delight that the NHL had its best American TV rating in 38 years even though one of the teams came from Canada.
Your morning roundup for June 7, the day Anna Kournikova turns 30. (Yes, only.)
Maybe they do things weird up there, but this story (headline: "Daniel cements his Hart throb status"), by the Sun's Cam Cole, seems an unlikely way to tell Canuck fans that their team's top scorer is an MVP finalist.
Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day.
Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day.