Posted by TheHockeyGuy on October 1st, 2009
Separated at birth by only a few minutes, Henrik and Daniel Sedin have been mirror images of one another since joining the Vancouver Canucks for the 2000-01 season.
Now it’s over. There has been a split, a divide, a schism. Henrik was named Wednesday as an assistant captain — joining Willie Mitchell and Ryan Kesler — and Daniel was not. This isn’t a co-share. It’s all Hank and no Danny. Apparently it was a traumatic moment when the word came down.
“Danny cried a little bit at first but he’s fine now,” winked Henrik.
“He’s my older brother so he should get the advantage, I guess,” countered Daniel. “But if you ask my mom and dad, they’ll tell you I’m more responsible.”
More responsible, maybe. But less talkative. That one belongs to Henrik and it gave him the edge.
“It was a tough choice between him and Daniel but Henrik is a bit more out-going and a bit more out-spoken in the locker room,” noted captain Roberto Luongo.
Click here to read the full article – By Elliott Pap of Vancouver Sun