We’ve seen a little bit of eveything over the decade with the Detroit Red Wings, eh? Playoff battles, individual break outs, and teams that didn’t come close to sniffing the playoffs. Through all this, players at each position have stood out at each position. Here is my best attempt at an “all-decade team” for the … Read more
Happy birthday Henrik Zetterberg! Let’s throw it back to March of 2010 when the then-future captain beat the buzzer with an amazing backhand shot to defeat the Vancouver Canucks in overtime!
Trying to narrow down a list of amazing Henrik Zetterberg goals down to just 5 was really difficult to do. Over his great career, Hank has scored some of the most memorable goals in Detroit Red Wings history, especially in crucial situations. Here is my attempt at narrowing his extensive collection of goals down to 5. #5 … Read more
Last month, we posted the first in a four-part video highlight series of former Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg’s legendary career. For those of you who missed it, here is Part 1: Let’s move on to Part 2:
Former Detroit Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg had himself a Hall of Fame worthy career. He ultimately decided to hang up the skates before last season, but not before leaving us with countless memories.
The Detroit Red Wings’ now-former captain Henrik Zetterberg retired from play this year. His degenerative back issues became too much to play through. Regardless, with 1082 games played in his career, all with Detroit, Zetterberg doesn’t owe anyone anything. His career 337 goals and 623 assists are good for a career .887 points per game production. … Read more
Unfortunately, the Detroit Red Wings dropped their season opener to the Columbus Blue Jackets, but that does not mean that Thursday night was not special for the Wings’ organization. That’s because former Captain Henrik Zetterberg was in the house to drop the ceremonial puck before the game. Prior to the game, the Red Wings had … Read more
On Thursday, the Detroit Red Wings opened up their 2018-2019 campaign at Little Caesars Arena against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Prior to the start of the game, former Detroit Red Wings’ Captain Henrik Zetterberg dropped the ceremonial puck after coming out to a standing ovation from the LCA crowd. Check it out. Henrik drops the … Read more
The question has been floating around since the announcement of Henrik Zetterberg’s retirement; who will the new captain be? A couple names of Detroit Red Wings players have been put forward, but nothing concrete. The Red Wings announced today their decision; no captain for Detroit. At least for this season, anyway. Per Blashill, Dylan Larkin … Read more
The Detroit Red Wings will play their 2018-2019 home opener at Little Caesars Arena on Thursday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets. On Tuesday, the team made a big announcement that is sure to have Red Wings’ fans fired up. According to the team, newly retired Henrik Zetterberg will perform the ceremonial puck drop prior … Read more
It’s slowly settling in more and more by the day; the end of Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg’s playing career. It was announced last month that the 37-year old veteran was calling it a career thanks to degenerative back problems that have plagued him over a few seasons now. Since the announcement, Zetterberg’s stall in … Read more
Oh, those were the days! Check out this gorgeous pass from Steve Yzerman to then-rookie Henrik Zetterberg for a Detroit Red Wings goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Joe Louis Arena in early 2003. Yzerman stole the puck from a Toronto defenseman and broke in on a two-on-one rush with Zetterberg, and fed the … Read more
Though it did not come as much of a surprise, Detroit Red Wings Captain Henrik Zetterberg made it official on Friday that he was hanging up his skates due to a degenerative back condition. What is amazing is that even though he was in pain, Hank played in all 82 games in each of his … Read more
Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg has announced that his ongoing struggles with his back is going to prevent him from playing professional hockey any further. He will leave the game with over 300 goals scored in 1,082 games played. His finest season in the NHL was arguably the Stanley Cup winning season of 2007-08. … Read more
The Detroit Red Wings were living right in October of 2002 as defending Stanley Cup champions with the addition of highly touted rookie forward Henrik Zetterberg. He made his NHL debut on October 10 and scored his first career goal three days later against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks. He finished his rookie year with 22 … Read more
The career of Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg has come to an end. Ken Holland announced that after consulting with Doctors, Henrik Zetterberg is no longer healthy enough to play professional hockey. — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) September 14, 2018 After years of battling a back ailment and despite holding out hope that he’d … Read more