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Henrik Zetterberg

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 26: Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings is congratulated by his teammates following his goal in the third period against the Boston Bruins in Game Five of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on April 26, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham) (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Karsch And Anderson Champ And Chump Of The Weekend 4-29-14

Champ: Henrik Zetterberg for his return to the Red Wings in the playoffs after back surgery. Chump: Johan Franzen for his poor performance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

97.1 The Ticket–04/29/2014

DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY 03: Zac Dalpe #21 of the Vancouver Canucks moves the puck as Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings gives chase during the first period of the game at Joe Louis Arena on February 3, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Red Wings defeated the Canucks 2-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Henrik Zetterberg In, Jimmy Howard Out For Red Wings In Game 4

Detroit Red Wings star Henrik Zetterberg made his return from back surgery sooner than expected.

CBS Detroit–04/24/2014

OTTAWA, ON - DECEMBER 1:  Erik Karlsson #65 of the Ottawa Senators and Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings battle for position during an NHL game at Canadian Tire Centre on December 1, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Henrik Zetterberg’s A ‘Game Time Decision’ For Game 4

The Red Wings need some help to beat the Boston Bruins and that help might come in the form of their captain and #40 Henrik Zetterberg.

97.1 The Ticket–04/24/2014

DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY 03: Zac Dalpe #21 of the Vancouver Canucks moves the puck as Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings gives chase during the first period of the game at Joe Louis Arena on February 3, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Red Wings defeated the Canucks 2-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Zetterberg Expects To Be Back For Second Round, Maybe Late First Round

Zetterberg began skating by himself last Tuesday, but Thursday will be the first time he skates with the team.

CBS Detroit–04/15/2014

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 02: Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings scores a third period game winning goal and is congratulated by his teammates during the game against the Boston Bruins at Joe Louis Arena on April 2, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Red Wings defeated the Bruins 3-2 (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Casual Red Wing Fans! It’s Okay To Start Watching Again! [BLOG]

Whoo! You can uncover your eyes. The hockey playoff plans that became part of your thawing out process over the years can continue without interruption.

97.1 The Ticket–04/04/2014

COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 25:  Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings gathers up a rebound and beats Sergei Bobrovsky #72 of the Columbus Blue Jackets for a goal during the first period on March 25, 2014 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Zetterberg On Nyquist: ‘He Showed Where He Belonged, And He Just Kept Going’

The Detroit Red Wings would have gotten drummed out of the playoff picture a long time earlier had not a youth movement led by 24-year-old Gustav Nyquist kept the team in contention.

CBS Detroit–03/26/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 02: Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings handles the puck in the second period against Karl Alzner #27 of the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center on February 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

No Hiccups So Far In Rehab For Zetterberg, Who Hopes To Be Back For Playoffs

It all makes Detroit Red Wings star Henrik Zetterberg a little jealous.

CBS Detroit–03/26/2014

PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 18:  Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his first period goal against the Dallas Stars during the game at Consol Energy Center on March 18, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Sidney Crosby Not Taking Red Wings Lightly Despite Absence Of Datsyuk, Zetterberg

Even the “Grand Rapids Red Wings” version of Detroit’s NHL team has the respect of Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby.

CBS Detroit–03/20/2014

DETROIT, MI - MARCH 06:  Detroit Red Wings Nick Lidstrom jersey retirement ceremony at Joe Louis Arena on March 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ceremony To Retire Lidstrom’s No. 5 Celebrates More Than Just No. 5

Amid smoke and flashing lights, a large red banner emerged from a big black box, and No. 5 ascended gracefully, regally, to the rafters.

CBS Detroit–03/06/2014

TORONTO, ON - JUNE 14:  General manager Ken Holland of the Detroit Red Wings accepts the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy for Player who Displays Gentlemanly Conduct for Pavel Datsyuk (not pictured) onstage during the 2007 NHL Awards Show at the Elgin Theatre on June 14, 2007 in Toronto, Ontario.  (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

You Can’t Blame Holland for Datsyuk and Zetterberg Being Out [BLOG]

But the amount of time Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk are missing is not his fault.

97.1 The Ticket–03/06/2014

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