Ice Hockey is one of the interesting game in the genre of sports. Many of you have the keen interest in this game and might have the favorite player as well. If you have then it might be Daniel Sedin. Daniel is a former Swedish professional ice hockey winger player. He was selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1999 National Hockey League ( NHL) Entry Draft and went on to play his entire career with the team until his retirement in 2018.
Daniel has identical twin brother Henrik Sedin who is also an ice hockey player who plays for Vancouver Canucks. Daniel was known as a goal scorer and while Henrik was known as a playmaker. Both brothers played together in their entire career.
Here are some facts about Daniel Sedin :
1. Daniel Sedin net worth is estimated to be $11.5 million.
Daniel Sedin net worth is around $11.5 million. He had earned this amount of money through his dedication and hard work. Playing hockey on the ice is not an easy work which needs the practice of several years and confidence. We can find these qualities in Daniel. His these qualities had helped him to increase his net worth as well.
Daniel is the winner of the several awards which had added the valuable amount to his net worth.
2. He has won several accolades.
Skillful player Daniel has won the Art Ross Trophy as the League’s leading point scorer and the Ted Lindsay Award as the best player in the League in 2011. Daniel was selected for the Hart Memorial Trophy as the League’s most valuable player.
Daniel has competed in the international championships as well. He has competed in two European junior championships, two world junior championship, and four world championships. Daniel had also won gold medals at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin and 2013 IHF world championship which was held in Stockholm. In 2014 Olympics he has won silver medal and bronze medal in two world championship at the 1999 and 2001 respectively.
3. Daniel recorded 1,000 points in his career.
Daniel Sedin is one of the who have recorded 1,000 points in his career. Only 87 players in NHL history were successful and among them, we can count Daniel as well. Not only Daniel but his identical brother Henrik has also recorded 1,000 points in his career.
4. Daniel married his longtime girlfriend.
Daniel married his longtime girlfriend, Marinette in 2005. He met wife Marinette in his hometown Ornskoldsvik in around 1998. They got married after he got his bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of British Columbia.Daniel and Marinette have two daughters and one son. Daughter Ronja was born in 2006, Anna was born in 2011 and son Erik was born in 2008.
5. Daniel is harness horse racing owner.
Daniel is the owner of harness horse racing along with his twin brother Henrik. Two brothers are a fan of harness racing and even owned some of the animals in the past. But their best finish came at 2013 Elitloppet when their horse Nahar won the race.