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Given the age and ability of the players whose contracts are expiring the cycle of the team and all that has happened in Vancouver the last year we naturally wonder if the relationship will soon end between Henrik and Daniel Sedin and the Canucks.
Not because the National Hockey League team doesn’t need them but because the twins would be crazy to stay.
The 33-year-olds have only a few seasons left to win a Stanley Cup the grail from which the Canucks appear to be gradually retreating. After more than a decade of superior play — a great stretch in franchise history that coincides with the Sedins’ rise to stardom — the Canucks are due for a down cycle and serious market correction.
Despite the brothers’ ongoing status as two of the best and most productive forwards in the game some fans and reporters continue to swing at Danny and Hank as if they were pinatas. And now the Canucks have a tough-talking new coach in John Tortorella who has said he needs more from the Sedins...
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