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Henrik Zetterberg | Winger

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (34) / 10/9/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 195
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Henrik Zetterberg picked up an assist on Monday to end his four-game skid without a point.
He recorded the primary assist on Gustav Nyquist's power-play marker. Zetterberg leads the Wings in scoring with 18 points in 21 games, so it was only a matter of time before he got back on the scoresheet. Nov 25 - 8:58 AM

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Henrik Zetterberg is currently mired in his longest scoring drought of the year.

He hasn't picked up a point in four straight games and he has a minus-4 rating over that span. Still, he has managed to amass 15 shots during that time and his skid probably won't last much longer. He'll be looking to get back on track on Monday against Ottawa.
Nov 24 - 10:52 AM

Henrik Zetterberg recorded the only goal for the Red Wings in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to Ottawa.

The veteran winger is as consistent as they come and has been his usual reliable self this year with 15 points in 12 games. Always a candidate to finish the season at a point-per-game pace, Zetterberg is well on his way to doing so once again. Danny DeKeyser and Johan Franzen picked up assists on the lone Red Wings' tally.
Nov 5 - 12:50 AM

The Detroit Red Wings have the best penalty kill in the NHL, but that success has not carried over to their power play.

Detroit has the 27th ranked power play in the NHL at 6.7 percent. "We just need a goal," said Henrik Zetterberg. " We're getting a lot of chances. We need one goal and the puck will fly in there. But it's not going in (right now)." Detroit has a lot of talent up front and they should get their power play going sooner or later.
Oct 26 - 11:30 AM

Henrik Zetterberg recorded a goal and two assists in Detroit's 4-3 comeback win over Pittsburgh on Thursday night.

He had a goal and a helper in the third period to force overtime and then he picked up another assist on Justin Abdelkader's game winner. Zetterberg has scored a goal in three straight games and he'll take a four-game point streak into Saturday's match at Philadelphia.
Oct 24 - 9:23 AM

Henrik Zetterberg was the lone goal scorer for the Red Wings in Tuesday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Canadiens.

The return of Pavel Datsyuk to the Detroit lineup was expected to give the team an offensive boost and although the winger's presence helped to create Zetterberg's tally, the team was unable to beat Carey Price for any further goals.
Oct 21 - 11:20 PM

Henrik Zetterberg slapped the game-winning goal in overtime past Jonathan Bernier for the Red Wings in their 1-0 win over the Maple Leafs on Saturday night.

Zetterberg scored with 10 seconds left in the frame off a feed from Niklas Kronwall. Zetterberg is among the best centers in the game, but his fantasy value hinges on his health; he played just 45 games last year and recorded 48 points. The Swede has a goal and six points this season. Jonathan Ericsson had the other helper.
Oct 18 - 11:06 PM

Henrik Zetterberg had four assists in Detroit's 4-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday.

This was a vintage Zetterberg performance, as he had a hand in each of Detroit's goals. The 34-year-old also had five shots on goal and was a plus-3 on the night. Zetterberg now has five assists in four games this season. If he stays healthy, he should flirt with point-per-game production this year.
Oct 17 - 10:40 PM

Henrik Zetterberg celebrated his 34th birthday during Thursday's 2-1 victory over Boston.

The Red Wings captain received a cheer from the crowd, but he didn't find the scoresheet in the contest. Zetterberg finished the game with three shots in 19:04 of ice time.
Oct 10 - 10:05 AM

Henrik Zetterberg is hopeful that his back won't be an issue this year.

"Last year wasn't my first year I had issues with my back. It came to the point I had to have surgery," he said. "It's been on and off for the last few years. I'm good to come in and not think about (my back) and just play hockey." Zetterberg returned for the last two playoff games of Round 1 against Boston, but he hasn't played in the regular season since February and he's itching to start training camp.
Sep 4 - 5:42 PM

Henrik Zetterberg is healthy heading into training camp after he was limited to 45 games last season.

He was a force for the Red Wings when he played, recording 16 goals and 48 points. Zetterberg is expected to be a leader for Detroit on and off the ice and his presence in the lineup will take some pressure away from the club's younger forwards. He might start the year on the same line as Pavel Datsyuk.
Source: Mlive
Sep 3 - 4:40 PM

Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland says he has received positive health reports on several of his previously injured players, including star forward Henrik Zetterberg.

"The biggest thing is health," Holland said. "If we can get to training camp (Sept. 19) and get (Zetterberg and others) on the ice, we're optimistic we [have] the potential to be a decent hockey club." Zetterberg missed 37 regular-season games last season. He had in-season surgery on a herniated disk that later caused problems with his foot. The Wings' other star, Pavel Datsyuk, also missed 37 games with a left-knee injury and offseason surgery was considered. But Holland says Datsyuk also is progressing well.
Source: nhl.com
Jul 13 - 12:05 PM

Henrik Zetterberg developed a foot issue from his surgery for a herniated disc.

"My back was fine but I had some weakness in my foot," he said. "It will come back." He'll use the summer to get himself back to full strength.
Apr 30 - 9:44 AM

Henrik Zetterberg won't play for Sweden at the IIHF World Hockey Championships next week.

He said his back feels fine but he wants more time to rest and rehab it during the off-season. Zetterberg had surgery for a herniated disc in February and returned for Detroit's last two playoff games versus Boston.
Apr 29 - 9:01 AM

Henrik Zetterberg is getting frustrated by Detroit's early playoff exits.

"We've been saying it now for three years — it looks good for the future, it looks good for the future, it looks good for the future," Zetterberg said after Detroit was defeated in the first round by Boston in five games. "Obviously we have good young guys in our system that really showed they can play. But we've seen that before, too. We kept the playoff streak going, but it's getting tiring to not go deeper." Zetterberg was itching to play more after returning from a back injury to play in the team's last two playoff contests. The Red Wings haven't advanced past the second round for the past five seasons.
Apr 28 - 12:31 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Pavel Datsyuk
2Stephen Weiss
3Darren Helm
4Riley Sheahan
5Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Daniel Cleary
4Drew Miller
RW1Johan Franzen
2Gustav Nyquist
3Justin Abdelkader
4Tomas Jurco
5Joakim Andersson
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Dan DeKeyser
3Jonathan Ericsson
4Brendan Smith
5Kyle Quincey
6Jakub Kindl
7Brian Lashoff
8Xavier Ouellet
G1Jimmy Howard
2Jonas Gustavsson
3Petr Mrazek