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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 won the King Clancy Memorial Trophy on Wednesday night.
The King Clancy Memorial Trophy is "given to the player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his community." This is the second award in three seasons Zetterberg has be recognized for his humanitarian and community services, having won the NHL Foundation Award in 2013. Zetterberg had a solid rebound season from his injury-plagued 2013-14 campaign to lead the team in assists with 49 and points with 66, on way to the Red Wings' 24th consecutive playoff berth. Jun 24 - 8:00 PM

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The Detroit Red Wings will honor the late Matthew Wuest (founder of CapGeek) by renaming the trophy awarded to the NHL Prospect Tournament champion the Matthew Wuest Memorial Cup.

Along with Wuest's work at CapGeek, tracking the salary information for all 30 NHL teams as well as accumulating historical data, Wuest created and maintained RedWingsCentral which provided rankings, scouting profiles and features focused on Red Wings prospects. He also curated statistical data, some of which was proprietary, about the players in the Traverse City tournament starting with its inception in 1998. Wuest, who lost his two-year battle with colon cancer at age 35 in March, was an integral part of the hockey community. Helping to bridge the gaps in understanding players throughout their careers for fans and upper management alike. For what it's worth, current Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg and perennial all-star Pavel Datsyuk are among the highest scoring alumni from the tournament.
May 15 - 6:41 PM

Henrik Zetterberg had a minus-3 rating in Game 6 and he still doesn't have a goal in the series, but coach Mike Babcock isn't concerned.

"He's been very good, very determined, played hard and hasn't scored," said Babcock. "But the good thing about him, he does a lot of other things we don't have to worry about." Zetterberg has three assists in six games.
Apr 28 - 9:07 AM

Henrik Zetterberg has earned an assist in three straight playoff games versus the Lightning.

However, he will enter Game 6 with no goals in the series. Zetterberg has scored a goal in 22 straight playoff series, but that streak is in danger. He has posted just 10 shots in the series thus far.
Apr 27 - 6:10 PM

Henrik Zetterberg recorded his first point of the postseason in Game 3 versus the Lightning.

He posted the secondary helper on Riley Sheahan's power-play marker in the second period. Zetterberg has five shots and a minus-1 rating in the series. He had new linemates on Tuesday, joining Gustav Nyquist and Justin Abdelkader.
Apr 22 - 9:01 AM

Henrik Zetterberg will play alongside Pavel Datsyuk if Justin Abdelkader can't play Thursday night.

The two of them skated with Darren Helm during Wednesday's practice. Abdelkader (hand) skated without contact during the session.
Apr 15 - 3:47 PM

Updating an earlier item, Henrik Zetterberg is indeed scratched from Saturday's regular season finale against Carolina.

"We've had a bunch of guys playing who shouldn't have been playing for a period of time, so they are out," Coach Babcock said. Zetterberg ends his regular season with 17 goals, 66 points, and winning 51% of his 1,064 draws over 77 games this season.
Apr 11 - 6:26 PM

It is possible Henrik Zetterberg will not play Saturday against Carolina.

The Red Wings have clinched a playoff spot and the veteran Zetterberg could use a day off. Don't be surprised if he is a healthy scratch Saturday, espicially since Tomas Jurco has been cleared to return to action and Daniel Cleary would love to get a game in before the playoffs start.
Apr 11 - 9:43 AM

Henrik Zetterberg earned two assists in Thursday's 4-3 overtime defeat in Montreal.

He had a hand in goals by Tomas Tatar and Pavel Datsyuk in the loss. Zetterberg has amassed 49 helpers and 66 points in 77 games this campaign.
Apr 10 - 9:21 AM

Henrik Zetterberg broke his personal 11-game goal drought and added an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 win over Carolina.

Zetterberg would simply not be denied as he absorbed several whacks and two checks while circling the net in the third period, setting up Pavel Datsyuk for the eventual winner. Zetterberg now has two goals over his last 29 games, giving him 17 on the year. But he still leads the team in points with 64.
Apr 8 - 1:18 AM

Henrik Zetterberg has one goal in his past 27 games.

He has earned 16 assists during that span, but he is disappointed that he hasn't been able to put the biscuit in the basket. Zetterberg has recorded 16 goals this season and he ranks 10th in the league with 46 assists.
Apr 7 - 11:02 AM

Henrik Zetterberg increased his team lead in assists (45) and points (61) as the Wings fell to the Coyotes 5-4 in overtime.

Well, it wasn't the Captain's fault the Red Wings lost. Zetterberg contributed four shots, a hit, and won 42% of his draws over 20:27 of ice time. His second helper came with the man advantage, giving him 26 such points in 68 games this season.
Mar 25 - 2:36 AM

Henrik Zetterberg notched a goal and an assist in Sunday's 5-1 win over Pittsburgh.

Both of his points came in the second period to give the Red Wings a 4-0 lead at the time. Zetterberg has amassed 43 helpers and 59 points in 64 contests this year.
Mar 16 - 10:27 AM

Henrik Zetterberg hopes that the Red Wings have hit rock bottom after Saturday's 7-2 loss to Philadelphia.

"You have to hit rock bottom before you can turn it around," Henrik Zetterberg said. "Hopefully we did that today. "I'd rather have this now than in four weeks (the start of the playoffs). But in the same way, if we want to keep playing in four weeks, we have to make some changes. We know we can play better. But it starts with someone doing it." The Red Wings have lost two in a row and four of their last five contests. Detroit is still third in the Atlantic division, but they are now just three points ahead of the Boston Bruins.
Mar 15 - 12:17 PM

Henrik Zetterberg collected three assists in Detroit's 5-2 win over Edmonton.

He picked up an assist on Niklas Kronwall's power-play goal early in the second period before he set up a pair of empty-netters late in the third. Zetterberg is tied for eighth in the league with 41 assists in 61 games. He has 56 points on the year.
Mar 10 - 9:43 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Pavel Datsyuk
2Darren Helm
3Brad Richards
4Riley Sheahan
5Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Erik Cole
4Teemu Pulkkinen
5Drew Miller
6Daniel Cleary
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Justin Abdelkader
3Tomas Jurco
4Joakim Andersson
5Johan Franzen
6Landon Ferraro
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Marek Zidlicky
3Danny DeKeyser
4Mike Green
5Jonathan Ericsson
6Kyle Quincey
7Brendan Smith
8Jakub Kindl
G1Jimmy Howard
2Jonas Gustavsson
3Petr Mrazek