It looks like Henrik and Daniel Sedin will likely finish their careers where they started, as it was announced today that the Vancouver Canucks had signed the superstar twins to identical four-year contract extensions worth $28 million ($7 million per season, a raise from the current $6.1 million they made per season). They were scheduled to be unrestricted free agents after this season, but will now have their contract run through the 2017-2018 season.
The 33-year-old natives of Ornskoldsvik, Sweden were drafted by Vancouver with the second and third picks of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, and have had a very successful 13 years together as Canucks. Henrik, the playmaking centre, has 185 goals and 625 assists for 810 points in 955 NHL regular season games, while Daniel, the scoring winger, has 297 goals and 476 assists for 773 points in 921 games. Henrik has served as captain for the last four seasons while Daniel has been an assistant. Both are off to strong starts to this campaign, as Henrik has three goals and 15 assists in 15 games, while Daniel has six goals and nine assists in 15 games.
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