There is the various genre of the sports, among them, ice hockey is one of it. How many of you are the fan of ice hockey? I guess many of you are. If you are the fan of Ice Hockey then, Henrik Sedin is the familiar name for you. Talented Henrik is a Swedish former professional ice hockey center player. He was a captain of the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Sedin was selected by Vancouver Canucks in the 1999 NHL Entry draft and went on to play with the team.
Henrik was the winner of a Cyclone Taylor Award for being the team’s MVP in 2010. He also won the Hart Memorial Trophy for being the NHL’s most valuable player in 2009-10.
Here are some facts about Henrik Sedin :
1. Henrik Sedin net worth estimated to be $40 million.
Henrik Sedin net worth is around $40 million. He has given his entire life in player ice hockey which needs the skill to play. He had earned this amount of money through his dedication and hard work. All of us had struggled in past to be at that point where we are today. Likewise, Henrik also had struggled hard to gain such respect and income.
Henrik had won the various awards which had assisted him to increase his net worth. He had earned the money by playing ice hockey.
2. Henrik Sedin’s twin brother is also an Ice Hockey player.
There are very few twins brothers who are famous and works in the same field. Among few, we can count twins brothers Henrik and Daniel Sedin. Daniel Sedin is also an Ice Hockey player who plays for the Vancouver Canucks where from where Henrik also plays. Henrik and his brother won the 1999 Golden Puck for being the Swedish players of the year. Henrik and Daniel had played together and the pair is known for their effectiveness playing off one another.
Henrik and Daniel started playing together at the very young age of 8. Later, they both attended high school at Nolaskolan Gymnasium in Sweden when they were playing professionally for Modo Hockey.
3. His father is also a Hockey player.
Henrik’s father is also a hockey player who played for Modo Hockey in the 1960 ’s. He is also school vice principal as the profession whereas Henrik’s mother Tora is a nurse. Despite identical brothers they also have two elder brothers, Stefan and Peter.
4. He had also competed in the international games.
For the first time, Henrik had played in North America with Sweden’s national under-17 team at the 1997 World U17 Hockey Challenge which was held in Alberta where he had got the silver medal.
Henrik competed for 1998 European Junior Championships where Sweden won the game with the gold medal. Henrik was named for the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin where he joined with his brother Daniel and other two players. He contributed four points in his first Olympics and won a gold medal.
5. Henrik Sedin has a happy family.
Brilliant player Henrik is a husband of Johanna Sedin where they have two sons namely Valter and Harry. Elder son Valter was born in 2006 and Younger son Harry was born on 2010. They both are living happily with their adorable kids.