Vancouver Canucks Henrik Sedin to miss first day of Hall of Fame festivities
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By Zach Laing6 months ago
Henrik Sedin is set to miss day one of the Hall of Fame festivities while he recovers from COVID-19.
This, according to the Hall’s Kelly Masse, who works as the director of corporate and media relations.
While he’ll miss Friday’s events which include a media conference and ring presentation, Sedin is expected to take part is events over the weekend and the induction ceremony Monday night.
Henrik, along with his brother Daniel, and their former teammate Roberto Luongo, were al named to the Hall of Fame as part of the 2022 class. Not only that, but the Vancouver Canucks themselves will honour the trio on Dec. 1.
The three played key cogs in the 2011 team that helped the Canucks reach the Stanley Cup finals.
The Canucks will commemorate the incredible accomplishments of these three Canuck alumni and their contributions to the organization on December 1, 2022, when the Florida Panthers face the Canucks at Rogers Arena. Tickets for this exciting evening are on sale now at tickets.canucks.com.The night of celebration will be filled with special activations, limited edition Tim Hortons hockey cards featuring Daniel, Henrik, and Luongo, and unique game-worn warm-up jerseys with name bars paying homage to the trio that will be auctioned off at a later date on Vanbase.ca. Fans will also get the opportunity to sign a congratulatory wall for the inductees on the plaza prior to game time and watch the ceremonial puck drop featuring all three of these hall of fame players. – Canucks
Zach Laing is the Nation Network’s news director and senior columnist. He can be followed on Twitter at @zjlaing, or reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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