Originally written on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 1/4/12

UNIONDALE, NY - NOVEMBER 17: Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks stretches in warmups prior to his game against he New York Islanders on November 17, 2008 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
(Ed. Note: The following was written by a Canucks fan.) I'm consistently amazed by the lengths people will go to dismiss Henrik and Daniel Sedin. In the last two years, both have won an Art Ross trophy and a league MVP, led the Vancouver Canucks to the Presidents' Trophy and taken them to a Stanley Cup Final. Now, for the third straight year, both are at the top of the NHL scoring race, and the possibility that they could finish 1 and 2 in points this season is very real. And yet, to hear many hockey fans tell it, they're simply not in the same class as the players they outscore on an annual basis. It's weird. The reasons people give for discounting their super-stardom are downright silly. The most common one, of course, is that they're sissy divers, a falsehood based on the fact that (a) they're European and a lot of North American hockey fans are really, really ethnocentric, and (b) they don't act like power-plays are something to accept begrudgingly. Heck, they're so dedi...
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