Originally written on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 11/19/14

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 30: Henrik Sedin #33 of the Vancouver Canucks waits for the faceoff during a break in game action against the Anaheim Ducks at the Honda Center on October 30, 2009 in Anaheim, California. The Ducks defeated the Canucks 7-2. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
All hail the king With the Canucks cruising on a six-game win streak heading into Friday’s game against the Stars, all eyes were on Henrik Sedin as he approached the franchise points lead. Entering the game only a single point behind Markus Naslund, the captain did his best to give the Canucks a chance to win on Friday, putting up two assists to give his team the early lead. Henrik’s two assists during Friday’s second period displayed all aspects of the Sedinery Canucks fans have enjoyed for years.  Featuring hard work below the red line, pretty passing, and two well-placed shots, the contrast of the two plays showed all sides of the Sedins’ blend of hard work and sublime skill. Point 756 After Reilly Smith gave the Stars a one-goal lead late in the first period, the Sedins lead the charge with simple and effective hockey coming out of the first intermission on Friday. Entering the zone facing a two-on-three situation Daniel Sedin drove along the boards until his brother was in position for a neat drop pass, allowing the pair to continue puck possession deep into the zone. Working out of their telepathic playbook, Daniel patiently found space in front, giving Henrik a sweet few seconds to find a way to flip the pass back to the crease. Denied on the first attempt, what made an otherwise ugly goal so great is the all-around hustle by both Henrik and Daniel despite facing a number of Stars defenders. Daniel dug the puck out after the initial chance, and flipped it quickly to his brother behind the net to buy time. Facing a double-team, Henrik maintained possession for an instant before sending it back to his brother for the historic point. The assist to tie Markus Naslund for the all-time franchise lead seemed simple in real time, but breaking it down the Sedins’ combination of hustle and skill reveals itself as easily under-appreciated. Point 757 With the pressure of catching a Canucks legend and former teammate off his back, Henrik Sedin didn’t wait long to take  the franchise points lead for himself. The twins worked the puck into the zone midway through the second period, trading touches before Henrik found space just outside the circle. Reunited with long-time linemate Alex Burrows, Henrik knew he could count on his right winger to drive to the net as he has a hundred times before. Sliding the puck across the front of the crease, Henrik’s pass came to Burrows just as he had found a shooting position in Bachman’s blind spot, putting home a historic goal to give his teammate the franchise lead. The Sedins’ second period performance displayed the many ways the pair are capable of generating points. Whether on the rush, working the cycle down low, or passing on the power play, the two are destined to go down as the most talented scorers Vancouver has ever seen. The Canucks weren’t able to hold on to the lead on Friday, but judging by the fan reaction from Rogers Arena the second period effort was well worth the price of admission. CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE CANUCKS CLUBHOUSE TODAY AT NWSPORTSBEAT!
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