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Henrik Zetterberg | Winger | #40

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (36) / 10/9/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 195
Drafted: 1999 / Rd. 7 (210) / DET
Contract: view contract details

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Henrik Zetterberg is projected to play with Dylan Larkin on Monday night.
"If you go through the course of (last) season I thought they (Larkin and Zetterberg) were pretty good together, so we'll see if that chemistry can remain here this year," coach Jeff Blashill said. Detroit is off to a 0-2-0 start this season, so Tomas Tatar will join Zetterberg and Larkin on a new top line. Oct 17 - 5:34 PM

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Henrik Zetterberg will start his 14th season with the Detroit Red Wings in 2016-17.

"I don't feel like I'm 36," he said. "I don't feel like the oldest guy on the team. But I am." The veteran captain will be responsible for helping the Wings' younger players become better NHLers. He is slated to open the regular season on a line with Tomas Tatar and Frans Nielsen at center.
Oct 13 - 7:47 AM

Henrik Zetterberg (knee) got through Saturday's preseason game.

Zetterberg registered an assist in Detroit's 4-3 win over Toronto. He said his knee felt fine after the contest, so he should be available for Thursday's season opener.
Oct 9 - 10:50 AM

Henrik Zetterberg (knee) is projected to play in Saturday's preseason game.

It would be Zetterberg's first exhibition game of 2016 and also his last given that it's the final contest on Detroit's preseason schedule. Still, that would set him up to play in the Red Wings' season opener.
Oct 6 - 12:31 PM

Henrik Zetterberg (knee) is making progress and still hopes to be ready for Detroit's season opener.

He is aiming to play in the Red Wings' preseason finale on Saturday. When he is healthy, Zetterberg is expecting to play on the wing this season and not at center.
Oct 4 - 1:55 PM

Henrik Zetterberg (knee) might start skating with the Red Wings on Tuesday.

The Red Wings have previously stated that they think Zetterberg will be ready for the start of the 2015-16 campaign. We still have almost two weeks before Detroit's first game.
Sep 30 - 12:50 PM

Henrik Zetterberg (knee) isn't ready to participate in the Red Wings' practices.

Zetterberg will be skating on his own as the Red Wings' training camp begins. Red Wings GM Ken Holland previously stated his belief that Zetterberg will be ready for the start of the regular season.
Sep 22 - 12:00 PM

If nothing else, captain Henrik Zetterberg will be ready for Detroit's season opener.

That's according to GM Ken Holland, by the way. Zetterberg, who by his own admission "ran out of gas" in the second half last season, still finished with 13 goals and 50 points across all 82 games. The soon-to-be 36-year-old isn't who he used to be, but can still provide excellent depth production in fantasy.
Sep 17 - 1:17 PM

Henrik Zetterberg, who is currently recovering from a knee injury, felt he ran out of gas in the second half of the 2015-16 campaign.

Zetterberg had 33 points and a plus-five rating in 49 games before the All-Star break and 17 points with a staggering minus-20 rating in 33 contests after it. He was also limited to just one goal and nine points in his final 19 contests. "You have to find your times to be fresh," Zetterberg said. "That’s what kind of got me the last two years – I ran out of gas. You can’t play hockey at this level when you’re out of gas. One of those things is to manage your time, not just on the ice but off, too." Don't be surprised if Zetterberg ends up averaging a little bit less per game than last season's 19:25 minutes in an effort to avoid that kind of fatigue.
Sep 13 - 9:18 AM

Henrik Zetterberg (knee) reiterated that his goal is to be ready for the start of the regular season.

Whether or not Zetterberg is available at the beginning of training camp remains up in the air. Zetterberg bowed out of the World Cup as a result of this injury.
Sep 12 - 1:55 PM

Henrik Zetterberg (knee) may not be ready for the start of training camp, but he expects to be available for the start of the regular season.

"I talked to Henrik a couple of days this week," Red Wings GM Ken Holland said. "He injured his knee training for the upcoming season, the World Cup tournament and the NHL season. He made a decision [last week] that where his knee is at, he's not able to compete in the World Cup. He told me he doesn't think it is significant." Zetterberg will see how he feels over the next couple of weeks and Detroit will proceed accordingly after getting the results of his MRI.
Sep 5 - 9:28 AM

Henrik Zetterberg has pulled out of the World Cup because of a knee injury.

Zetterberg also missed the 2014 Olympics because of a back injury. It's unclear how severe the injury is or if it will affect his ability to start the season on time. The 35-year-old was originally named captain of Team Sweden, but that honor will have to go to someone else. He'll be replaced by Calgary Flames forward Mikael Backlund.
Sep 1 - 9:46 AM

Henrik Zetterberg may start the year on a line with newly signed center Frans Nielsen.

With the team's acquisition of Nielsen and Dylan Larkin moving to center, it sounds like Zetterberg could be shifted to the wing this season. The plan is to give Larkin a chance down the middle, and certainly Nielsen is one of our top two center icemen," said GM Ken Holland. "We're thinking Zetterberg is going to play with Nielsen, so obviously if Nielsen is down the middle, Zetterberg is on the wing. Now, we have to also consider that Zetterberg and Larkin played real well together [last season]."
Aug 23 - 11:52 AM

Henrik Zetterberg will captain Team Sweden at the World Cup of Hockey.

The captain of the Detroit Red Wings is the only player with World Cup experience. Henrik Lundqvist, Henrik Sedin and Daniel Sedin were on the 2004 roster as well, but they didn't get a chance to play in the tournament. This will be Zetterberg's 13th international appearance for Sweden and his second as team captain.
Aug 12 - 8:42 AM

Henrik Zetterberg has one goal in four games against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Round 1 of the playoffs.

The Red Wings need to win on Thursday to stay alive in the series. "Start with me, I have to be better, got to produce more," Zetterberg said. "I'm not happy with the way it's been so far. ... I think when things don't go well, you overthink stuff. When everything goes well, you just do stuff, and it works out. We just gotta keep believing in what we're doing." Detroit's power play has struggled in the postseason and that's where Zetterberg produced 22 of his 50 points during the regular season.
Apr 21 - 7:46 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Dylan Larkin
2Frans Nielsen
3Darren Helm
4Luke Glendening
5Tomas Nosek
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Steve Ott
4Drew Miller
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Justin Abdelkader
3Thomas Vanek
4Riley Sheahan
5Tomas Jurco
6Joe Vitale
7Johan Franzen
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Mike Green
3Danny DeKeyser
4Brendan Smith
5Jonathan Ericsson
6Xavier Ouellet
7Alexey Marchenko
8Dan Renouf
9Ryan Sproul
G1Petr Mrazek
2Jimmy Howard
3Edward Pasquale