NHL Playoff Preview: Henrik Sedin Poised To Be This Year’s Breakout Star

April 13th, 2010 by chase ruttig Leave a reply »
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The NHL playoffs begin on Wednesday and while there has been much talk once again about a possible Ovechkin-Crosby II going on this year in the Eastern Conference, there has been little talk about one of the games best players and the Art Ross trophy winner, Henrik Sedin.

Sedin and his twin brother Daniel, have had career years in Vancouver and are poised to take the Canucks over the hump and get the Canucks back to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time since 1994, when Trevor Linden took a stellar Canucks team to a Game Seven loss to the New York Rangers in what is one of the greatest series in Stanley Cup History.

Henrik Sedin has been overlooked for a variety of reasons over the years, at the start of his career he was buried behind the legendary Morrison-Naslund-Bertuzzi line that wreaked havoc on the league during its heyday, the Canucks also play in the pacific time zone so most American viewers don't get the chance to watch the Canucks play

But all of that sho ...

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