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Chicago 4, Detroit 1

CHICAGO, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Alex Zhamnov and Mark Bell ended long scoring droughts and Mike Eastwood had two assists Wednesday night as the Chicago Blackhawks used four unanswered goals to

Philadelphia 3, Detroit 2

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Michal Handzus scored 41 seconds into the second period Saturday and the Philadelphia Flyers held on for their sixth straight win, 3-2 over the Detroit Red Wing

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Detroit 4, St. Louis 3 (OT)

DETROIT, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Rookie Henrik Zetterberg scored 1:59 into overtime Sunday night, giving the Detroit Red Wings a wild 4-3 victory over the Central Division rival St. Louis Blues

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Detroit 4, Calgary 2

DETROIT, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Curtis Joseph stopped 31 shots and rookie Henrik Zetterberg scored the go-ahead goal in the second period Sunday night as the Detroit Red Wings held on for a 4-

Detroit 2, Toronto 1

TORONTO, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Manny Legace came within 10 seconds of a shutout in his hometown and Kirk Maltby scored another shorthanded goal Saturday night as the Detroit Red Wings extende

Ottawa 5, Detroit 2

OTTAWA, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Brad Smyth and Shaun Allen scored their first goals of the season in the second period Saturday night and the Ottawa Senators got to Curtis Joseph in a 5-2 vict

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Detroit 5, Minnesota 3

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Darren McCarty scored his second goal of the game to snap a second-period tie Saturday night and the Detroit Red Wings clamped down in the third period to hand

Detroit 4, Anaheim 2

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Brendan Shanahan scored two goals Sunday night, one conventional and one unconventional, as the Detroit Red Wings spoiled the home opener of the Mighty Ducks of

Detroit 1, Chicago 1 (OT)

DETROIT, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Curtis Joseph carried a shutout into the third period and stopped 35 shots Saturday night as the Detroit Red Wings settled for a 1-1 tie with the Chicago Blackh

Detroit 4, St. Louis 2

DETROIT, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Nicklas Lidstrom and Brendan Shanahan each had a goal and an assist Tuesday night as the Detroit Red Wings got off to a quick start and cruised to a 4-2 exhibit

Detroit 3, Toronto 2

DETROIT, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Jiri Fischer appeared healthy Tuesday night, scoring the decisive goal early in the second period as the Detroit Red Wings posted a 3-2 preseason victory over t

Olympic Hockey Results -- SWE v CAN

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Results of Friday's Olympic hockey game between Sweden and Canada:
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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."

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