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Henrik Zetterberg | Center | #40

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (37) / 10/9/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 197
Drafted: 1999 / Rd. 7 (210) / DET
Contract: view contract details

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Henrik Zetterberg plans to return for the 2018-19 campaign.
Zetterberg still has three seasons left on his contract, including 2018-19, but he might end up retiring before it's over. If nothing else though, he's looking ahead to next season. "I'm in training and looking forward to a better season," Zetterberg said. He'll celebrate his 38th birthday in October. Jun 6 - 1:55 PM

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Although the Detroit Red Wings missed the playoffs for the second straight year, Henrik Zetterberg is upbeat about the franchise.

"We are in rebuild, but I think we are doing a lot of the right things," Zetterberg said after the Red Wings' wrapped up their season on Saturday. "We have a lot of picks this summer. We have to be lucky and get some good players that can be here for a long time." He's certainly right about the picks. Detroit has seven selections in the first three rounds, including two first-round picks. This will be an important draft for Detroit's rebuilding efforts. Meanwhile, Zetterberg, 37, finished with 11 goals and 56 points. He's signed through 2020-21.
Apr 8 - 6:32 AM

Henrik Zetterberg scored a goal and picked up an assist in a 4-3 overtime loss to the New York Islanders.

The 37-year-old Zetterberg played in all 82 games this season for the third straight season, missing just five games in his last four years. He'll finish off the season with 11 goals and 56 points in 82 games. Justin Abdelkader and Dylan Larkin also scored in the loss.
Apr 7 - 10:06 PM

Henrik Zetterberg picked up three assists in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Zetterberg's first assist of the night gave him 955 career points, moving him into sole possession of fifth in franchise scoring. He then followed that up with a beautiful pass to Tyler Bertuzzi for Bertuzzi's second goal of the night and Zetterberg then capped his night off with another assist on Gustav Nyquist's 21st goal of the season. The 37-year-old Swede is sitting at 10 goals and 53 points in 80 games this season.
Apr 3 - 11:05 PM

Henrik Zetterberg scored a goal with an assist and a plus-1 rating in Monday's 5-3 loss at San Jose.

The captain moved into sole possession of fifth place on the franchise's all-time goals list with 336, breaking a tie with Ted Lindsay. "Ted means a lot to me, so passing him and doing it in this building too where I played my first NHL game is really special," Zetterberg said. He'll look to add to his goal tally when the road trip continues Thursday in Los Angeles.
Mar 13 - 3:17 AM

Frustration boiled over for Henrik Zetterberg after Thursday's 4-0 loss to Vegas.

"There's too much poke-and-hope on a lot of players," Zetterberg said. "If you want to be a solid good player in this league, and if you want to win something, you have to learn to play the right way. Poke-and-hope might get you 25-30 goals, but you will never win anything." The Red Wings captain added that it's important to play defense first and not gamble all the time.
Mar 9 - 9:45 AM

Henrik Zetterberg scored his 335th career goal, tying him for fifth in Red Wings history with legend Ted Lindsay, in a 3-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday.

In addition to Zetterberg passing Lindsay, he also recorded his 100th career power play goal for the Red Wings. Zetterberg had four shots on goal in 24:28 of action and has nine goals and 42 points in 61 games this season. The Swede has spent his entire career with Detroit since being drafted in 1999.
Feb 25 - 12:26 AM

Henrik Zetterberg scored a goal in Sunday's 3-2 loss to Toronto.

Zetterberg tied the game at 2-2 close to the midway mark of the third period and it appeared as though the teams would be heading to overtime. However, Leafs center Auston Matthews scored the winning goal with just 30.2 seconds left in regulation. Zetterberg has eight goals and 40 points in 58 matches this campaign.
Feb 19 - 10:07 AM

Henrik Zetterberg picked up a goal and three assists in Friday's 7-6 overtime loss to the New York Islanders.

Two of those points were recorded in the first period, as he registered the primary assist on Anthony Mantha's tally before adding one of his own which made it 3-0 for Detroit. The Wings captain then assisted on Mantha's second goal of the game (5-2) before eventually setting up Mike Green's game-tying goal (6-6) with under 30 seconds remaining in regulation. The 37-year-old now has seven goals and 38 points in 53 games. This was his first multi-point effort of 2018.
Feb 9 - 10:24 PM

Henrik Zetterberg picked up an assist in a 5-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.

Zetterberg picked up an assist on Anthony Mantha's shutout breaker with less than four minutes remaining in the game. The assist brings Zetterberg to a tie with former teammate Pavel Datsyuk (604) for the fifth most in franchise history. The point breaks the Swedish forward's four game pointless streak, bringing his total to 32 in 38 games this season.
Jan 25 - 10:15 PM

Despite missing practice today, Henrik Zetterberg is expected to be ready to play tomorrow against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

The news came from head coach Jeff Blashill himself. Zetterberg has picked up 10 points in his last nine games, bringing his total to 28 in 40 games this season.
Jan 6 - 1:15 PM

The Detroit Red Wings were without Henrik Zetterberg at practice today.

Zetterberg has 28 points in 40 games this season, with 10 of them coming in his last nine games. Still no word on the extent of his injury.
Jan 6 - 1:03 PM

Henrik Zetterberg registered an assist in Friday's 4-2 win over Florida.

Zetterberg is up to 600 helpers in his career. He has two goals and 11 assists over his last 14 contests.
Jan 6 - 10:26 AM

Henrik Zetterberg has generated 11 points in the past nine games.

Zetterberg has two goals and nine assists during that span. The veteran forward has 27 points this season, which is five points behind Dylan Larkin for the lead on the Red Wings.
Jan 2 - 10:07 AM

Henrik Zetterberg scored his sixth goal of the season as the Detroit Red Wings defeated the New York Rangers 3-2 in a shootout on Friday night.

The captain now has seven points in his last six games. He has six goals, 25 points in 36 games this season with the Red Wings. He has been hot as of late but seems to struggle with consistency.
Fri, Dec 29, 2017 10:54:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Dylan Larkin
2Henrik Zetterberg
3Frans Nielsen
4Luke Glendening
LW1Anthony Mantha
2Justin Abdelkader
3Tyler Bertuzzi
4Darren Helm
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Andreas Athanasiou
3Martin Frk
4Luke Witkowski
5David Booth
6Johan Franzen
D1Mike Green
2Trevor Daley
3Danny DeKeyser
4Niklas Kronwall
5Nick Jensen
6Jonathan Ericsson
7Xavier Ouellet
G1Jimmy Howard