Henrik Zetterberg RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pavel Datsyuk loses tooth, Henrik Zetterberg picks it up

    CBS Sports "Losing a tooth every once in a while is one of the occupational hazards of playing in the NHL, and in the second period of Game 2 of the Red Wings-Lightning series on Friday night Pavel Datsyuk had the misfortunte of experiencing that part of the job. It all happened in the corner when he was..." April 16

  • Zetterberg warns Filppula: Don’t slash me again

    Detroit News "Valtteri Filppula and Henrik Zetterberg are good friends. But even good friends can scuffle a bit sometimes. Zetterberg was annoyed for getting slashed by Filppula, a former Red Wing, in the final minutes of Wednesday night’s Game 1 between Detroit and Tampa Bay. “I think I slashed him a..." April 15

  • Zetterberg: 'It was nice to see Mr. President in the stands'

    Detroit Free Press "Kevin Spacey was a bonus. The Detroit Red Wings celebrated a huge 5-3 victory over the Florida Panthers Saturday, made all the more special as a favorite actor of players and the head coach alike was among the fans who packed into BB&T Center. Kevin Spacey, who headlines the Netflix hit,..." March 20

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    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Blashill said Ericsson (upper body) and Zetterberg (lower body) questionable for tomorrow. Both hurt last night.

  • Wings' Zetterberg turns into Captain Milestone

    Detroit News "The start hasn't been what the Red Wings expected this season, but you can't blame the captain. Henrik Zetterberg has easily been one of the Red Wings' best players this season. Zetterberg leads the team in scoring (14 points, three goals and 11 assists) and has shown leadership and calmness..." November 03

  • Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg: It was time for a coaching change; sometimes new voice needed

    Michigan Live "Much has changed since Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg addressed the media on May 1, the day players cleaned out their lockers following another early playoff exit. The Red Wings have a new coach, Jeff Blashill, and made a couple of significant acquisitions in defenseman Mike Green..." September 04

  • Zetterberg hopes scoring drought is over

    Detroit News "Henrik Zetterberg isn't happy with his offensive production in the first round of the playoffs. He has one game to change things. "Obviously you want to produce more than I have done," said Zetterberg, who doesn't have a goal in six games against the Lightning with Game 7 tonight. "I had..." April 29

  • Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg busts out of goal drought

    Detroit Free Press "Henrik Zetterberg spoke in the morning of how he needed to be there for his team. By evening, he showed how it's done, scoring first and setting up the game-winner as the Detroit Red Wings beat the Carolina Hurricanes, 3-2, Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena. The Wings can clinch a playoff spot if they..." April 08

  • Wings' Zetterberg mystified about solution for his slump

    Detroit News "A lot of Red Wings fans aren't happy with the way Henrik Zetterberg has been playing, and neither is Zetterberg. With just one goal in the last 27 games (17 points total), Zetterberg is bemoaning his offensive production as the Red Wings have slipped in the standings. "This time of year I'm..." April 07

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    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Henrik Zetterberg has been cleared to play tonight, Ken Holland said.

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    Helene St. James @HeleneStJames

    Tremendously good news for the #ReWings that Henrik Zetterberg already back on ice, five days after getting punched in head.

  • Wings captain Zetterberg: 'I'm not 100 percent'

    Detroit News "Henrik Zetterberg isn't feeling any better. Zetterberg was hit in the head Saturday by Dallas forward Jamie Been, didn't play the third period of that game, and has now missed the last two games (including Tuesday's game in Los Angeles) with no return in sight. "I feel like it hasn't changed..." February 24

  • Zetterberg back after pause to refresh

    Detroit News "Henrik Zetterberg returned to the ice after what Red Wings coach Mike Babcock coach called a "maintenance day," and the further good news is, it was not due to the back that caused the captain excruciating pain at the Sochi Games 12 months ago and required surgery. It was merely a good day for..." February 05

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    Kevin Paul Dupont @GlobeKPD

    Zetterberg's a go. Ditto Bertuzzi. Remake of ''Cocoon''.

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    Stephen Whyno @SWhyno

    Babcock "hopeful" Zetterberg plays but not confirming. Says he'll know after warm-up. #RedWings

  • Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg hopes for return during Bruins series

    Detroit News "Henrik Zetterberg is hopeful, but also realistic. Zetterberg would like to play in this first-round series against Boston, and because it doesn’t begin until Friday, he essentially has two bonus days to get well. But after having back surgery in late February, he knows this entire..." April 16

  • Wings ready to welcome Zetterberg back to practice on Tuesday

    Red Wings Front "The Detroit Red Wings are getting healthy at the right time. And the injury update hopes to get even better after practice Tuesday. Henrik Zetterberg will be on the ice at the start of practice Tuesday as the Wings prepare for their opening round series with the Boston Bruins, which begins..." April 15

  • Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg to skate with team Tuesday, but still no timeframe for his return

    Michigan Live "Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg will practice with the team on Tuesday for the first time since before the Olympics. Zetterberg, who skated lightly on his own a few times last week, won’t be going at close to full speed and might only be on the ice briefly. But it’s a notable step..." April 14

  • Wings’ Babcock unclear if Zetterberg can return

    Sportsnet "Mike Babcock doesn’t expect the Detroit Red Wings to have forward Henrik Zetterberg in the lineup at the start of the playoffs. “I don’t know if Zetterberg is even in the picture or not, but the rest of the guys are feeling good,” the Red Wings coach said Thursday on Hockey Central at Noon...." April 10

  • Henrik Zetterberg 'kind of jealous' not to be in Red Wings' playoff hunt

    Detroit News "Henrik Zetterberg walked from the players lounge in the Red Wings dressing room in considerably more comfort than three weeks ago, when he attended Nicklas Lidstrom’s big night. Then, he was so stiff, it was almost painful watching him move. A prodigal son, one of several on the Red Wings,..." March 27

  • Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg still aiming for playoffs: 'I want to play hockey again this year'

    Michigan Live "Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg got a head start on his playoff beard as he recovers from back surgery. Now, if his team can make it into the postseason for the 23rd consecutive year, it could get a huge boost from Zetterberg's return. Zetterberg, addressing the media Wednesday..." March 26

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    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg had surgery today to remove part of disc in his back. Team said it went well. Might be out 8 weeks but not sure

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    Red Wings News Feed @RedWingsFeed

    TMR: Zetterberg Had Surgery Today: Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg had surgery... http://t.co/IqFa1y0aoe via @KuklasKorner #NHL #RedWings

  • Henrik Zetterberg has back surgery; no guarantee that he returns to Detroit Red Wings this season

    Detroit Free Press "Two days after he returned from the Sochi Olympics, Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg has undergone surgery. General manager Ken Holland said that Zetterberg "will be out seven to eight weeks, then he will be re-evaluated." Holland said Zetterberg "had a floating piece of a disk..." February 21

  • Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg (back) out indefinitely, will miss rest of Sochi Olympics

    Detroit Free Press "Sweden captain Henrik Zetterberg's injured back is worse than ever before, forcing him to leave the Sochi Games and delayed indefinitely his return to the Detroit Red Wings. Detroit general manager Ken Holland told the Free Press Friday that Zetterberg, "is in a great deal of discomfort, so in..." February 14

  • Henrik Zetterberg has herniated disk, uncertain for Sweden Friday

    CBS Sports "A mystery began brewing on Thursday when Team Sweden, on a day off after Wednesday's 4-2 win over Czech Republic, showed up for practice and their team picture. Missing from the photo op was Henrik Zetterberg, the Swedish captain who also wears the C in Detroit. Of course the immediate..." February 13

  • Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg: 'Our playoffs start after the Olympic break'

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Red Wings have qualified for the postseason by a comfortable margin almost every year during their 22-year playoff streak. On a couple of occasions they needed a strong late-season push to make it. They went 16-3-2 after the Olympic break in 2010. Last season, they went 12-6-3 in..." February 10

  • Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg likely to return Friday

    Detroit News "Winning games and securing points in the standings is crucial for the Red Wings these days. Adding a player like Henrik Zetterberg can help earn victories, which makes his probable return Friday against Washington a huge plus. Zetterberg participated in Thursday’s practice and expressed..." January 31

  • Wings' Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel Datsyuk out Tuesday

    Detroit News "The Red Wings will be without star forwards Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg on Tuesday when they visit the Philadelphia Flyers. But Jimmy Howard could be available — and Joakim Andersson, also. That’s where the injury list stands heading into the Flyers game, which will be important in..." January 28

  • Henrik Zetterberg says he is ready to return to Red Wings' lineup

    CBS Sports "After sitting out since Dec. 1 with a herniated disc, Detroit Red Wings captainHenrik Zetterberg says he will return to the lineup Saturday against the Florida Panthers. Before missing the last three weeks, Zetterberg was a real bright spot for the Red Wings, who have really struggled mightily..." December 27

  • Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg due back on Dec. 28

    Michigan Live "Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg is progressing well from his herniated disc and should be ready to play in the first game following the Christmas break. “He’ll be ready to go the 28th (at Florida),” general manager Ken Holland said Thursday. Zetterberg skated with the team today..." December 19

  • Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg says back feeling better

    Detroit News "Funny how a trip to Florida has everyone in the training room scrambling to get on the plane. In Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg's case, he's starting to do some rehabilitation on his herniated disc and hadn't been around the team for a few days. And the warmth and sunshine was an added..." December 11

  • Young Red Wings fill void left by injured Pavel Datsyuk, Henrik Zetterberg

    Detroit News "The Red Wings miss Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg, who are out because of injuries. But not as much right now as they would have several weeks ago. Back then, nobody else was scoring. These days, thanks to key contributions from young players such as Tomas Tatar, Gustav Nyquist and..." December 07

  • Henrik Zetterberg out minimum two weeks with herniated disc

    Michigan Live "Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg is out for a minimum of two weeks with a small herniated disc, general manager Ken Holland said Tuesday. Zetterberg is leading the club in scoring with 30 points (11 goals, 19 assists) in 30 games. His 30 points through 26 games represented his best..." December 03

  • Zetterberg says Red Wings playing like robots, need to relax

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Red Wings look robotic, players are squeezing their sticks too tightly and not enjoying themselves. Those were captain Henrik Zetterberg’s observations after yet another loss, 2-0 Tuesday to the Nashville Predators at Joe Louis Arena. The Red Wings are winless in seven (0-2-5),..." November 20

  • Henrik Zetterberg says Red Wings working hard, but need to work smarter

    Detroit News "Effort isn’t a problem for the Red Wings. They’re playing hard, never mind the season’s inconsistency. Work ethic isn’t an issue. But as Henrik Zetterberg pointed out after Saturday’s 3-2 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning, it’s also about playing with a bit more..." November 11

  • Babcock splits Datsyuk-Zetterberg line amid Wings' drought

    Detroit News "He didn’t have a choice. Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg had played the first 11 games of the season together on the same line. But no more. Red Wings coach Mike Babcock simply couldn’t wait any longer, especially after three winless games (0-2-1) and a total of three goals. “I..." October 26

  • New Red Wings get taste of Eurotwins Zetterberg, Datsyuk

    Detroit Free Press "Tidbit Henrik Zetterberg has experienced from being at training camp with Daniel Alfredsson: He is an excellent golfer. Tidbit Alfredsson has experienced: Zetterberg is an extremely good hockey player. As coach Mike Babcock said with just a hint of a grin: Alfredsson and fellow newcomer and..." September 13

  • Red Wings need big things from Pavel Datsyuk, Henrik Zetterberg tonight

    Detroit Free Press "Henrik Zetterberg ambled up to a handful of journalists Tuesday afternoon, noted that they must be out of questions after already having gone through mini-pressers with three others, and smiled. “Well-played by me,” Zetterberg said. This is the time of year Zetterberg does everything well,..." May 29

  • Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg's leadership is understated, but undeniable

    Detroit News "In the middle of March 2012, the wheels were coming off for the Red Wings. After several weeks with the most points in the NHL, Jimmy Howard, Pavel Datsyuk and Nicklas Lidstrom were injured. Other players were nicked up and struggling to get back into the lineup. What was unknown to fans and..." May 20

  • Zetterberg's calm influence leads Wings

    NHL.com "As injuries mounted and change took shape with the Red Wings roster this season, many outside of the team predicted that Hockeytown was on a collision course with the apocalypse. In their minds, there wasn’t a snowballs chance in H-E-double-hockey-sticks that the Red Wings were going to make..." May 12

  • Zetterberg's OT goal gives Red Wings 4-3 win, forces Game 7 in Anaheim

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Red Wings suffered their second stunning third-period meltdown of the series Friday. But their captain was there to lift them. Henrik Zetterberg scored his second goal of the game at 1:04 of overtime to give the Red Wings a 4-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks at Joe Louis Arena in..." May 11

  • Pavel Datsyuk, Henrik Zetterberg step up at right time for Red Wings

    Detroit News "When the Red Wings needed them Monday, Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg were at their best. Datsyuk had a tying goal, Zetterberg had a team-high eight shots on net, and the Red Wings rode their leaders to a 3-2 overtime victory, evening the series at 2. Datsyuk scored a goal and was..." May 07

  • Henrik Zetterberg's leadership fits hot Red Wings to a 'C'

    Detroit News "It was just one play, just one goal in the regular-season finale, but it was more than that. It was the moment that defined the Red Wings' rush back to the playoffs, more fitting than fancy. Henrik Zetterberg wanted the puck badly and went and got it, then was knocked to his knees and got it..." April 30

  • Wings' Henrik Zetterberg raises game with playoff streak at stake

    Detroit News "With the Red Wings season and playoff streak on the line, forward and captain Henrik Zetterberg came through with some outstanding hockey. Zetterberg had two goals and assisted on Jonathan Ericsson 's goal in Saturday's 3-0 victory over Dallas. "A lot of guys have been here a long time and..." April 29

  • Howard, Zetterberg, Yakupov named 'Stars' of week

    NHL.com "Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard, Detroit Red Wings center Henrik Zetterberg and Edmonton Oilers right wing Nail Yakupov have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending April 28. Howard posted a 4-0-0 record, 0.75 goals-against average, .969 save percentage and two shutouts..." April 29

  • Henrik Zetterberg's latest injury is worrisome for Wings

    Detroit News "The Red Wings have had injuries this season, but none would be as costly as this one if Henrik Zetterberg is out for any extended period of time. Zetterberg sat out Sunday's 7-1 loss to Chicago with a sore groin. And don't expect to see him tonight when Colorado visits Joe Louis Arena,..." April 01

  • Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg, Mikael Samuelsson are day-to-day

    Detroit Free Press "More bad news on the injury front for the Red Wings. Henrik Zetterberg was a late scratch with a groin injury before Sunday's 7-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks. The Wings have classified Zetterberg's status as day to day, but he isn't expected to play tonight when the Wings host the Colorado..." April 01

  • Red Wings without Henrik Zetterberg (groin) today vs. Chicago

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Red Wings are without their captain, Henrik Zetterberg, for today's game against Chicago. Zetterberg is day-to-day with a groin injury. The Wings didn't have to call up anyone, because Mikael Samuelsson was ready to play after being sidelined by a broken finger." March 31

  • Red Wings coach Mike Babcock, captain Henrik Zetterberg not happy with turnovers

    Detroit Free Press "Turnovers have led to opponents scoring relatively easy goals against the Detroit Red Wings too often lately. “We’re not the type of team right now with what we have that we’re going to recover from turning the puck over,” coach Mike Babcock said after Saturday’s practice at Joe Louis Arena...." February 17