Let’s throw it back to some of the good old days in Detroit Red Wings hockey as we wait for the COVID-19 hysteria to get under control.
Swedish forward Henrik Zetterberg quickly established himself as one of the NHL’s premier two-way forwards after bursting onto the scene as a rookie in the 2002-03 season. By the time Detroit’s 11th Stanley Cup winning season of 2007-08, Zetterberg was already being talked about as one of the League’s top players. He would go on to win the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP that season.
He scored his second career hat trick on December 7, 2007 at Joe Louis Arena against the Minnesota Wild: