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NHL: Detroit 4, Dallas 1

DETROIT, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- The first goal of the season for Dallas Drake Wednesday highlighted Detroit's 4-1 whipping of the Dallas Stars.
Red Wings lead NHL West All-Star voting

Red Wings lead NHL West All-Star voting

NEW YORK, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Detroit's Nicklas Lidstrom and Henrik Zetterberg were leading among Western Conference players in balloting to determine the NHL All-Star Game starters.

NHL: Detroit 6, Los Angeles 2

DETROIT, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Niklas Kronwall assisted on four goals Wednesday and Detroit stayed hot with a 6-2 whipping of Los Angeles.

NHL: Detroit 4, Washington 3 (SO)

DETROIT, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Juri Hudler scored the winning goal in a shootout Monday, propelling the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals.

NHL: Detroit 5, Florida 2

DETROIT, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Brian Rafalski and Pavel Datsyuk both had a goal and an assist Saturday in the Detroit Red Wings' 5-2 victory over Florida.

NHL: Edmonton 4, Detroit 3 (SO)

DETROIT, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Dwayne Roloson stopped 39 shots in regulation and all three in the shootout Thursday, giving Edmonton a 4-3 win over Detroit.

NHL: Detroit 4, Montreal 1

MONTREAL, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Pavel Datsyuk tallied two goals and an assist Tuesday, carrying the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.

NHL: Detroit 3, Phoenix 2

DETROIT, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Detroit's Henrik Zetterberg and Dan Cleary scored third-period goals in a 3-2 win Saturday over the Phoenix Coyotes.

NHL: Nashville 3, Detroit 2

NASHVILLE, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Radek Bonk, Martin Erat and Jason Arnott scored for the Nashville Predators Thursday in a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

NHL: Detroit 3, St. Louis 0

DETROIT, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- The Detroit Red Wings ended a four-game St. Louis win streak Wednesday, shutting out the Blues 3-0.

NHL: Chicago 5, Detroit 3

DETROIT, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Patrick Sharp scored three times in the third period Saturday night, as the Chicago Blackhawks rallied past the Detroit Red Wings, 5-3.

NHL: Detroit 4, Columbus 1

DETROIT, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Henrik Zetterberg extended his franchise-record point streak to the first 16 games of the season Friday night, as the Detroit Red Wings downed Columbus, 4-1.

NHL: Detroit 3, Nashville 2 (SO)

DETROIT, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Chris Osgood allowed two goals late in regulation Friday only to be perfect in the shootout as Detroit defeated Nashville 3-2.

NHL: Atlanta 2, Washington 1 (OT)

ATLANTA, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Todd White's 100th career goal 1:34 into overtime Tuesday gave the Atlanta Thrashers a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals.

NHL: Detroit 4, Calgary 1

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Henrik Zetterberg scored twice Thursday, one of them the go-ahead goal, as Detroit won its seventh straight game -- 4-1 over Calgary.
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Henrik Zetterberg
Detroit Red Wings left wing Henrik Zetterberg carries the puck in the second period against the Philadelphia Flyers at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, MI on January 12, 2006. Zetterberg scored two goals in the Red Wings 6-3 victory over the Flyers. (UPI Photo/Scott R. Galvin)
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Henrik “Zäta" Zetterberg (born October 9, 1980) is a Swedish professional ice hockey center and alternate captain currently playing for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League, wearing the "A" during away games when Kris Draper is healthy (alternating with Draper, who wears the "A" during home games). Along with winning the Stanley Cup in 2008, Zetterberg won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player of the 2008 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Zetterberg started out by playing his youth league games for the Njurunda Sports Club, as did Fredrik Modin. In the Swedish leagues, players were calling him Zetty the Grizzly Teddy, due to his facial hair. In 2008, the club renamed their arena—until then known as Njurunda Ishall—to Modin & Zetterberg-hallen in their honor.

Zetterberg caught the attention of the Red Wings' Assistant General Manager Jim Nill and Director of European Scouting Håkan Andersson during a tournament in Finland. While Andersson was trying to point out Mattias Weinhandl, Nill could not help noticing "this little Zetterberg guy who always seemed to have the puck."

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Henrik Zetterberg."
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