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?

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Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Andreychuk, Newsy Lalonde

The Sedin Twins’ Careers

  • 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
      • 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
  • Per Game:
    • Daniel:
      • 4th Swede All Time in GPG
    • Henrik:
      • 5th Swede All Time in APG
  • In their draft class (1999),
    • Daniel, drafted 2nd overall, is
      • 1st in Goals,
      • 2nd in Assists and Points and
      • 3rd in Plus/Minus,
      • 2nd 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:
    • Hockey-Reference:
      • 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:
      • Daniel: not on any leader-boards
      • Henrik: if the qualifier is set to 1230 games, Henrik is 9th All Time in Adjusted APG
    • VsX:
      • Daniel:
        • 439G,
        • 761A
        • 1,084P
        • Not on any Adjusted PG leaderboards
      • Henrik:
        • Doesn’t quality for goals
        • 967A
        • 1,115P
        • PG: If the qualifer is set to 1230 games, Henrik is 15th All Time in VsX Adjusted APG
  • Never traded.

The Sedin Twins’ Accomplishments

  • Awards:
    • Daniel:
    • 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:
    • Goal Leader-boards:
      • Daniel: Top 5 in Goals once
      • Henrik: none
    • GPG Leader-boards:
      • Daniel: Top 5 in GPG once
      • Henrik: none
    • Single-season totals:
      • Daniel:
        • 40 goals once,
        • 35 goals twice,
        • 30 goals four times,
        • 25 goals seven times,
        • 20 goals eleven times
      • Henrik: 2
        • 25 goals once,
        • 20 goals twice
  • Assists:
    • Assist Leader-boards:
      • Daniel: Top 5 in Assists twice
      • Henrik:
        • Led the league in Assists three times,
        • Top 5 six times,
        • Top 10 eight times
    • APG Leader-boards:
      • Daniel: Top 5 in APG three times
      • Henrik:
        • Led the league in APG twice,
        • Top 5 five times,
        • Top 10 seven times
    • Single-season-totals:
      • Daniel:
        • 60 assists once,
        • 50 assists four times,
        • 40 assists seven times
      • Henrik:
        • 80 assists once,
        • 70 assists three times (1 of only 16 players ever),
        • 60 assists six times (1 of only 20 players),
        • 50 assists eight times,
        • 40 assists ten times
  • Points:
    • Points Leader-boards:
      • 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 Leader-boards:
      • Daniel: Top 5 in PPG twice
      • Henrik:
        • Top 5 in PPG twice,
        • Top 10 three times
    • Single-season leader-boards:
      • Daniel:
        • 100 points once,
        • 80 points four times,
        • 70 points seven times,
        • 60 points nine times,
        • 50 points eleven times
    • Henrik:
      • 110 points once,
      • 90 points twice,
      • 80 points five times,
      • 70 points eight times,
      • 50 points twelve times
  • 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
  • VsX:
    • Best 7 Seasons:
      • Daniel:
        • Goals: 167th All Time
        • Assists: 86th All Time
        • Points: 104th All Time
      • Henrik:
        • Goals: Doesn’t qualify
        • Assists: 16th All Time
        • Points: 73rd All Time
    • Best 10 Seasons:
      • Daniel:
        • Goals: 146th All Time
        • Assists: 75th All Time
        • Points: 84th All Time
      • Henrik:
        • Goals: Doesn’t qualify
        • Assists: 16th All Time
        • Points: 64th All Time

Sedin Twins’ 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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