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Detroit Red Wings Eastern Conference Atlantic Division
Henrik Zetterberg • #40 • C
Status:Non-roster player
Ht/Wt:6'0", 197 lbs.
Born:Oct 9, 1980 (38 yrs) in Njurunda, SWE
Experience:15 years
Drafted:Drafted by Detroit in 1999 (7/210).
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Scouting Report
Boasted excellent playmaking ability, great hands and an uncanny way of getting into openings. Great with the puck when under pressure, his hockey sense and defensive acumen were off the charts. An excellent skater, he could line up either at center or wing. A determined player, he excelled on face-offs. Was prone to the occasional scoring slump. Since he was only 6-0, 197 pounds, his body wore down over the course of the long season (especially since he often faced top-line opponents on a nightly basis and was asked to do a LOT for his club). A back problem prematurely ended his NHL career.
Long Range Potential: Elite two-way forward.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Stanley Cup 2007-08 (Detroit)
NHL King Clancy Memorial Trophy 2014-15
NHL Second All-Star Team 2007-08
NHL All-Rookie Team 2002-03
NHL Conn Smythe Trophy 2007-08
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2007-08 (Injured)
Elitserien (Sweden) Rookie of the Year 2000-01
Olympic Olympic Gold Medal 2006 (Sweden)
Olympic Olympic Silver Medal 2014 (Sweden)
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