Let's do the hockey version of the Keltner Test: the Hall of Fame Quiz.
1. Was he ever commonly thought of as the best player in hockey while he played?
Daniel - no
Henrik - no
2. Was he ever commonly thought of as the best player at his position while he played?
They each had a peak year where they were as good as anybody in hockey, but I don't think it would be fair to say that they were commonly thought of as the best LW and C during their careers.
Identical twins, of which they are the 4th pair in the NHL, but I believe they would be the first pair to the HHOF.
It isn't just about the numbers but the uniqueness and greatness in their careers together. They were drafted by Burke 2 and 3 in 1999 and played nearly 2 decades for the Canucks. While they were stars in the NHL; they are also legends in Sweden, winning Olympic and World Championship gold for their home nation.
Remember, the point of the test is to ask if the player in question is HOF calibre, not to peg down his exact value. Question 16 is better asked of players like Igor Larionov, for example, who missed about a decade out of his NHL career due to global politics. There is a reasonable argument to make that he was better than his statistics suggest. The Sedins? We're nibbling at the margins.
All-time NHL Goals Per Game: 3.03
GPG during the Sedins careers: 2.78
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