Henrik Sedin nets 1,000th point

Another week, another player reaches 1,000 points.

Just eight days after Washington Capitals winger Alex Ovechkin reached four digits, Vancouver Canucks captain Henrik Sedin joined the club with his 1,000th career point on a goal against the Florida Panthers on Friday night. The tally was his 11th this season and tied the game at 1-1.

Sedin is the 85th player in NHL history to reach the mark, and the first to hit 1,000 points in a Vancouver Canucks uniform. His twin brother, Daniel, trails behind him in second at 967.

What made the moment even better was the fact Sedin scored the goal on Roberto Luongo, the former Canuck whom Sedin spent parts of eight seasons with from 2007-14. The two players were the cornerstones of the great Vancouver teams around the turn of this past decade, a run highlighted by a Stanley Cup final appearance in 2011.

The two shared a cool moment after the goal.

On deck for the 1k milestone: Sidney Crosby. He sits at 988.


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