Last night, Daniel Sedin reached 1,000 career points after scoring on the power play in Nashville.
Daniel reached the millennium mark just a few months after his brother Henrik. The twins are now the first pair of brothers to each record 1,000 NHL points.
Daniel tallied his 1,000th career point on a goal in the Canucks’ 5-3 win over the Nashville. It was a third period PPG.
His goal, which was assisted by twin brother Henrik, benefitted from a deflection off Nashville Predators forward Viktor Arvidsson’s stick.
On top of that personal achievement, the brothers are also the second-highest scoring pair of brothers in NHL history according to NHL PR. The pair in front of them? Wayne and Brent Gretzky. Yes, there were two Gretzkys.
The Sedins are the second-highest scoring pair of brothers in NHL history behind Wayne Gretzky (894-1,963—2,857) and Brent Gretzky (1-3—4).
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) December 1, 2017
The Sedins have a total of 2,036 points. The split is very even between the two brothers, with Daniel totaling 1,001 (376 goals, 625 assist) and Henrik with 1,035 (239 goals, 796 assists).
Wayne and Brent Gretzky, on the other hand, have a crazy split stat line. Wayne totaled 2,857 points (894 goals, 1,963 assists) in his career. Brent, who appeared in only 13 NHL games, tallied 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists) for the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Two other sets of brothers have combined for more points in the NHL – the Sutters (Brent, Brian, Ron, Duane, Rich, and Darryl) and Stastnys (Peter, Anton, and Marian).
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