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07:26 AM ET 08.28 | It seems like an awful long time since Brian Burke swung a deal to take them at the top of the 1999 NHL draft, but Henrik and Daniel Sedin have their eyes on more time in Vancouver. The Sedins, who have only one season remaining on their discounted, five-year, $30.5-million contracts, might look at the unflattering big picture in Vancouver and decide their final $20-30 million would be better earned somewhere else. Instead, there was Henrik on Monday, the Canucks' captain, skating at UBC among the team's early arrivals and reiterating that not only do he and Danny wish to stay, they'd like to finalize contract extensions before Vancouver's regular season begins on Oct. 3. "There has been some talk," Sedin said. "Nothing really concrete, but it's getting there."

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August 28, 2013  08:15 AM ET

Isn't that sweet?

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August 28, 2013  08:29 AM ET

Discounted? At a little over 6 mil per??

August 28, 2013  08:29 AM ET

They can always make a little on the side performing at stags

August 28, 2013  08:44 AM ET

Prom night is almost here! And the Sisters are ready!

August 28, 2013  09:07 AM ET

"Nothing really concrete"

except of course, for their heads

August 28, 2013  09:09 AM ET

Meh...

August 28, 2013  09:31 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Meh...

+1

August 28, 2013  09:31 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

Prom night is almost here! And the Sisters are ready!

Graduation at the convent? Watch your knuckles Slappy.

August 28, 2013  09:35 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Graduation at the convent? Watch your knuckles Slappy.

Sister Henrik and Mother Daniel don't countenance violence!

August 28, 2013  09:39 AM ET

Canucks have no choice. Because these fairys have NTC they are impossible to even move at the deadline. " im not going without my bruwwa"

August 28, 2013  11:05 AM ET

Danrik are past their best before date anyway.

August 28, 2013  11:32 AM ET
QUOTE(#12):

Danrik are past their best before date anyway.

agreed....this team's "moment" has passed

August 28, 2013  11:44 AM ET

Early Christmas present for me would be to see them both signed for 8 mil each for 8 years......please please please

August 28, 2013  12:04 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

"Nothing really concrete"except of course, for their heads

I think Torts knows more about concrete than the Sedins do.

August 28, 2013  12:17 PM ET
QUOTE(#15):

I think Torts knows more about concrete than the Sedins do.

but in shoes perhaps?

August 28, 2013  12:38 PM ET

Ten cents to split and two free one-way tickets to Sverge. Why would anyone else want them? Can't-ucks ?management? (wombever that might actually be) will probably blow their bolts trying though - time for a fan revolt.

August 28, 2013  12:39 PM ET

Let's just say, they just want.

August 28, 2013  12:49 PM ET
QUOTE(#13):

agreed....this team's "moment" has passed

reminds me of Kansas

 
August 28, 2013  12:57 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

They can always make a little on the side performing at stags

Summer Olympics, diving. Its what they do best.

Also agree with your other comment. 6 mil per year for their output doesn't seem like that big a discount to me.

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