12/07/2011 12:34 EST | Updated 02/05/2012 05:12 EST

Daniel Sedin scores hat trick in Vancouver's 6-0 win over Colorado

VANCOUVER - The goals were bound to come for defending scoring champion Daniel Sedin.

The Swedish sniper scored his fifth career hat trick as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-0 Tuesday night.

Sedin now has six goals in his last four games, and 12 on the season.

"It's going to happen if you keep shooting and keep creating," said Sedin, whose line consisting of twin brother Henrik and Alex Burrows combined for eight points.

He hadn't scored for eight games and had been passed in goals by Henrik