Do the Sedin Twins Belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame?

We decided to treat the Sedin twins as one player, because they are a unique phenomenon in the history of hockey.

Did they do enough in their careers to merit induction as great players, rather than just as a novelty? Listen here:

Here are the Sedin’s stats:

Career

  • Seasons: 2000-18; 17 seasons
    • Daniel: 14 quality
    • Henrik: 16 quality
  • Totals:
    • Daniel: 393G (4th Swede All Time), 648A for 1041P (5th Swede), +147 in 1306 games (4th Swede); 123.1 Point Shares (4th Swede); 17:00 ATOI
      • If the qualifier is set to 1,000 games played, Daniel is the 4th Swede All Time in GPG and PPG
      • Daniel is the 4th Swede All Time in Offensive Point Shares
    • Henrik: 240G, 830A (2nd Swede All Time) for 1070P (4th Swede), +165 in 1330 games (3rd Swede); 108.6 Point Shares; 17:30 ATOI
      • If the qualifier is set to 1,000 games played, Henrik is the Swedish leader in APG and he is the 5th Swede in PPG
  • In their draft class (1999),
    • Daniel, drafted 2nd overall, is 1st in Goals, 2nd in Assists and Points and 3rd in Plus/Minus, as well as second in Games Played
    • Henrik, drafted 3rd overall, is 5th in Goals, 1st in Assists, Points and Plus Minus, and Games Played
  • Era: Of the 5 players to play in at least 1,250 games between 2000 and 2018,
    • Daniel is 2nd in Goals, GPG, PPG and Offensive Point Shares, 3rd in Assists, APG, Points and Point Shares, 4th in Plus/Minus
    • Henrik is 4th in Goals, GPG and Offensive Point Shares, 2nd in Assists, APG and Points, 3rd in PPG and Plus/Minus, 5th (last) in Point Shares
  • 82-game average:
    • Daniel: 25G, 41A for 66P, +9
    • Henrik: 15G, 51A for 66P, +10
  • 3-year peak (2008-11):
    • Daniel: 82-game average of 37G, 62A for 99P, +33
    • Henrik: 82-game average of 23G, 72A for 96P, +28
  • Possession:
    • Daniel: 55% CF, 7.2% CFRel, 54.1% FF, 6.5% FFRel
      • Of the 80 players who have played in at least 750 games since possession was tracked, Daniel is 6th in Corsi For, 1st in Relative Corsi For and Fenwick For, 9th in Fenwick For
    • Henrik: 54% CF, 6.6% CFRel, 53.6% FF, 5.7% FFRel
      • Of the 80 players who have played in at least 750 games since possession was tracked, Henrik is 9th in Corsi For, 2nd in Relative Corsi For and Fenwick For, 12th in Fenwick For
  • Adjusted:
    • Daniel: 442G (3rd Swede All Time), 712A for 1154P (5th Swede)
    • Henrik: 272G, 909A (17th All Time, 2nd Swede) for 1181P (4th Swede)
  • Adjusted 82-game average:
    • Daniel: 28G, 45A for 72P
    • Henrik: 17G, 56A for 73P
  • Adjusted PPG: With the qualifier of 1,250 games, neither Sedin is in the Top 25 in Adjusted PPG
  • Never traded.

 

Accomplishments

  • Awards:
    • Daniel:
      • Ted Lindsay (‘11)
      • Art Ross (‘11)
      • Top 5 in Hart Voting once (‘11)
    • Henrik:
      • Hart (‘10)
      • Art Ross (‘10)
      • Clancy (‘16)
  • Top Player:
    • Daniel:
      • Top 10 Player (by PS) once (‘11)
      • Best Offensive Player (by OPS) once (‘11), Top 10 twice (‘10)
    • Henrik:
      • Top 5 Offensive Player (by PS) once (‘10), Top 10 twice (‘11)
  • Goals:
    • Daniel: Scored 40 goals once, 35 goals twice, 30 goals four times, 25 goals seven times, 20 goals eleven times
    • Henrik: Scored 25 goals once, 20 goals twice
  • Assists:
    • Daniel: Tallied 60 assists once, 50 assists four times, 40 assists seven times
    • Henrik: Tallied 80 assists once, 70 assists thrice (1 of only 16 players ever), 60 assists six times (1 of only 20 players), 50 assists eight times, 40 assists ten times
  • Points:
    • Daniel: Scored 100 points once, 80 points four times, 70 points seven times, 60 points nine times, 50 points eleven times
    • Henrik: Scored 110 points once, 90 points twice, 80 points five times, 70 points eight times, 50 points twelve times
  • Goal Leaderboards:
    • Daniel: Top 5 in Goals once
    • Henrik: none
  • GPG Leaderboards:
    • Daniel: Top 5 in GPG once
    • Henrik: none
  • Assist Leaderboards:
    • Daniel: Top 5 in Assists twice
    • Henrik: Led the league in Assists thrice, Top 5 six times, Top 10 eight times
  • APG Leaderboards:
    • Daniel: Top 5 in APG thrice
    • Henrik: Led the league in APG twice, Top 5 five times, Top 10 seven times
  • Points Leaderboards:
    • Daniel: Led the league in Points once, Top 10 twice
    • Henrik: Led the league in Points once, Top 5 twice, Top 10 four times
  • PPG Leaderboards:
    • Daniel: Top 5 in PPG twice
    • Henrik: Top 5 in PPG twice, Top 10 thrice
  • Plus/Minus Leaderboards:
    • Daniel: Top 5 in Plus/Minus twice
    • Henrik: Top 10 once
  • All Star:
    • Daniel:
      • 1st Team once, 2nd Team once
      • 1 Monthly 3 Stars
      • 7 Weekly 3 Stars
      • 3 All Star Game appearances
    • Henrik:
      • 1st Team twice
      • 5 Monthly 3 Stars
      • 3 Weekly 3 Stars
      • 3 All Star Game appearances

 

Great Teams:

  • NHL: Stanley Cup Runner Up (‘11 Canucks):
    • Daniel: Top 6 Forward
    • Henrik: Top 3 Forward
  • Olympics:
    • Olympic Champion (‘06 Sweden)
      • Daniel: Top 6? Forward (by points)
      • Henrik: Top 6? Forward (by points)
    • Olympic Runner Up (‘14 Sweden)
      • Daniel: Top 3? Forward (by points)
      • Henrik: didn’t participate
  • World Championships:
    • World Champion (‘13 Sweden)
      • Daniel: Top 3 Forward
      • Henrik: Media All Star Forward
    • Bronze Medal (‘99 Sweden)
      • Daniel: Role Player
      • Henrik: Role Player
    • Bronze Medal (‘01 Sweden)
      • Daniel: Top 9? Forward (by points)
      • Henrik: Top 9? Forward (by points)
  • European Under 18
    • European Champion (‘98 Sweden)
      • Daniel: Best? Forward (by points)
      • Henrik: Top 3? Forward (by points)
  • World Under 17
    • Runner Up (‘97 Sweden)
      • Daniel: Top 3? Forward (by points)
      • Henrik: Best? Forward (by points)

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