By: Evan Jankens

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

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Zetterberg hasn’t played in a game since February 8, but team officials told the media he’s visiting the doctor Thursday afternoon and whether he’ll play is a “game time decision.”

He’s been out since just two days after he returned from the Olympics.

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When the surgery first happened, Red Wings GM Ken Holland said the captain “will be out seven to eight weeks, then he will be re-evaluated.”

During Thursday’s morning skate, Zetterberg was skating on a line with Pavel Datsyuk and Justin Abdelkader, and also was skating on the power play line of Pavel Datysuk and Johan Franzen.

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On the season, Zetterberg has recorded 16 goals and 32 assists and a plus/minus of 19.