Detroit Red Wings
Detroit Red Wings
Henrik Zetterberg
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
BIRTHDATE: 10/09/1980
AGE: 33
DRAFTED: DET: 1999-210 overall
NHL Foundation Player Award (1)
Conn Smythe Trophy (1)
Entering his eighth NHL season, all with Detroit…Won a gold medal with Sweden at the 2006 Olympic Games…Won the 2008 Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP…Won his first Stanley Cup championship in 2008…Has 116 career multi-point games...Signed a new 12-year contract with Detroit on January 28, 2009, the longest deal in club history.
  Appeared in 74 games for the Wings…Missed eight games with a shoulder injury from 12/19 to 1/5…Tied for team lead with 70 points (Datsyuk)…Scored his 200th career goal on 3/3 vs. Vancouver…Played in the 500th game of his career on 3/30 vs. Edmonton…Notched a career-high five points (3-2—5) on Nov. 14 vs. Anaheim…Named the NHL’s first star of the week for the week ending Nov. 15…Third on Detroit with 23 goals…Led Detroit with 47 assists…Scored three power-play goals and led the Red Wings with six game-winning goals…Fired a team high 309 shots on goal…Averaged 20:04 of ice time per game in the regular season, second among Detroit forwards…Played in all 12 postseason games…Finished second on team with 15 postseason points (Franzen-18)…Led Detroit with 7 postseason goals and a +11 rating…Scored two power-play goals and two game-winning goals during the postseason…Averaged 20:25 of ice time per game in the postseason…Finished second on team with 45 postseason shots on goal (Franzen-48)…Registered six multi-point games in the playoffs…Four game point streak from Round 1, Game 2 through Game Five (6-2—8 during streak)…Tallied a hat trick in Round 1, Game 2 at Phoenix.

2008-09:  Appeared in 77 games for Detroit…Missed five games due to injury (3 – back, 2 – groin)…Finished second on Detroit with 73 points (31-42—73)…Tied a career high with 36 PIM…Led team and finished fifth in NHL with 309 shots on goal…Led Detroit with 12 power-play goals…Led all Red Wings forwards with 19:52 of ice time per game in regular season…Led Detroit with two shorthanded goals…Recorded 30 power-play points (12-18—30)…Recorded 17 multi-point games…Recorded a career high four assists on 3/20 at Atlanta…Recorded his 200th career assist 1/1 at Chicago…Played in his 400th career game 1/28 at Columbus…Recorded his 400th career point 3/29 vs. Nashville…Named a 2009 Second Team All-Star...Signed a new 12-year contract with Detroit on January 28…Appeared in all 23 postseason games…Led Detroit for second straight postseason and finished third in NHL with 24 points (11-13—24)…Finished second on team with a +13 postseason rating (Cleary +17)…Tied for team lead with four postseason power-play goals (Franzen)…Led Detroit forwards averaging 22:09 of ice time in postseason…Recorded an eight game point streak from Round Two Game One vs. Anaheim through Round 3, Game 1 vs. Chicago (4-8—12 during streak).

2007-08:  Appeared in 75 games…Missed seven games with back spasms (12/22 – 12/31; 1/22 – 1/23)…Established career highs in goals (43), assists (49) and points (92)…Set a franchise record for longest point streak to start a season, registering at least one point in first 17 games (13g, 14a from 10/3 – 11/11)…Earned the NHL’s No. 1 Star for October (10-12—22 in 13 games)…Finished second in NHL with 358 shots on goal (Ovechkin – 446)…Registered two hat tricks (12/7 vs. Minnesota and 3/19 vs. Columbus)...Recorded at least one point in 61 of 75 games played…Finalist for the Selke Trophy as NHL’s best defensive forward (won by Datsyuk)…Appeared in all 22 postseason games…Set a new franchise record and tied for NHL postseason lead with 27 points (Crosby)…Set a new franchise record along with teammate Johan Franzen for most goals in one postseason (13)...Established a new career postseason high with 14 assists…Tied for NHL’s postseason lead with a +16 rating (Kronwall)…Led NHL with 116 postseason shots on goal….Recorded a nine-game postseason point streak from Round 1 Game 6 vs. Nashville through Round 3 Game 4 vs. Dallas (8-8—16 during streak)…Finished second on team with 4 postseason game-winning goals (Franzen – 5)…Scored the Stanley Cup clinching game-winning goal in Game 6 of the SCF at Pittsburgh…Won 2008 Conn Smythe Trophy as the playoff MVP…Won his first Stanley Cup championship.

2006-07: Played in 63 games and missed the final 19 games of the season with a inflamed disc in his back…Recorded his 100th NHL assist on 11/24 vs. St. Louis…Recorded a career-high eight-game point streak from 12/20-1/4 (4-5—9)…Tallied his 200th NHL point with an assist on 1/4 vs. San Jose…Scored game-winning overtime goal on 1/30 at NY Islanders…Tied a career high for points (4) and assists (3) on 2/4 vs. St. Louis…Scored his 99th and 100th NHL goals on 2/7 vs. Phoenix…Named the NHL’s First Star in consecutive weeks (2/11 and 2/18)…Registered 14-14—28 points during a 13-game stretch from 1/28-2/24…Registered the first hat trick of his NHL career 2/17 at Phoenix and tied a Red Wings’ record for power play goals in a single game (3)…13 goals in February were one shy of tying the franchise record for goals in the month of February (B. Shanahan)…Six multiple-goals games tied Holmstrom for the team lead…Posted the longest home-scoring streak in the NHL in 2006-07, tallying a point in 16 consecutive home games from 12/9-2/23 (15g-15a—30p)…10 game-winning goals tied T.  Selanne and D. Heatly for the most in the NHL…Enjoyed a break-out post-season, establishing playoff career highs in games played (18), assists (8) and points (14) as well as tying a career high for goals (6)…Finished third on Detroit in playoff scoring and 11th in the NHL…Tallied a career-high for points in a single game twice; in Game 5 of the CQF vs. Calgary (2g-1a) and in Game 5 of the CSF vs. San Jose (1g-2a).

2005-06: Set career highs in goals (39), assists (46) and points (85)….Ranked second on Detroit in scoring, behind Datsyuk….Led Detroit in power-play goals (19)…Ranked 20th in the NHL in scoring….Led Detroit forwards in time on ice per game (18:57)….Six multiple goal games were tied for the most on the team with Shanahan….Led Red Wings in game-winning goals (9)….Recorded a career high three assists 10/9/05 vs. Calgary….Tallied his 100th career point (goal) 10/24/05 at Columbus….Posted a career high five-game goal streak 3/9/06-3/18/06 (6g)….Tallied a career high 2-2—4 points 1/12/06 vs. Philadelphia….Won a gold medal with Sweden at the 2006 Olympic Games…Played all six of Detroit’s 2006 playoff games and led the team in goals (6)….Missed four games due to injury (hip, rib).

2004-05: Led the Swedish Elite League in scoring in 2004-05 with 50 points in 50 games….Represented Sweden in the 2005 World Championships (2-4—6 in 9 games)

2003-04:  Appeared in 61 games setting new career high in assists (28) and plus/minus (+15).... Also scored a new career-best in power play goals (7).... Recorded second career shorthanded goal 10/18/03 at Pittsburgh (M. A. Fleury).... Missed 21 games with a leg injury (11/4/03 - 12/15/03).... Had three points (1-2-3) first game back in lineup 12/17/03 vs. San Jose.... Recorded two assists in his next game 12/19/03 vs. Chicago.... Posted two game-winning goals (12/31/03 vs. Atlanta and 2/20/04 vs. St. Louis).... Recorded two goals three times this season and posted points in 30 of 61 games played.... Played all 12 of Detroit’s 2004 playoff games scoring two goals and two assists finishing post-season “even”.

2002-03: Runner up for NHL’s Calder Trophy...Led all rookies in goals (22) and points (44)....Finished tied for third among rookies in assists (22)....Recorded first point in NHL debut 10/10/02 at San Jose with an assist on Sergei Fedorov’s game-winning goal....First NHL goal came two games later 10/13/02 at Anaheim on the power play (J.S. Giguere)....Missed three games (10/25/02 through 10/29/02) due to a groin injury....Posted first career multi-point game with two assists 2/15/03 at Atlanta....Recorded first two-goal game 2/27/03 vs. Toronto (Belfour)....Second career two-goal game came just four games later 3/7/03 (Brathwaite)....Scored five power play goal placing him tied for second among NHL rookies....His 10 power play points placed him fourth overall among NHL rookies....First career overtime goal was 12/8/02 vs. St. Louis (Brathwaite)....Recorded a NHL rookie-best shooting percentage of 16.3 % with 135 shots on goal....Named NHL Rookie of the Month for February 2003....Named DSBA Red Wings Rookie of the Year for 2003....Played in all four of Detroit’s 2003 first round playoff series with Anaheim scoring his first career playoff goal 4/16/03 (Giguere) in game four.

2001-02: Voted Swedish Elite League’s Most Valuable Player scoring 10 goals and 22 assists in 48 games played....Represented Team Sweden in 2003 Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah with teammates Nicklas Lidstrom and Tomas Holmstrom....Zetterberg was the only non-NHL player on the entire Swedish roster....Appeared in four Olympic hockey games scoring one assist....His #20 worn while playing for the Swedish Elite league was retired in April 2002....That’s only the second number retired in the history of the Timra IK hockey club....The first number retired belonged to Lennart Svedberg, who played for Timra during the 1960’s.

2000-01: Named Swedish Elite League Rookie of the Year with 15 goals and 31 assists in 47 games played. 

Henrik and his wife, Emma, reside in suburban Detroit during the season.  He returns to his native Sweden for the summer months where he enjoys boating and wakeboarding.