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Henrik Zetterberg

Born:October 9, 1980Draft:1997 Red Wings #210 Overall
Hometown:Sundsvall, SwedenPosition:C
Known For:Triple Gold ClubShoots:Left
National Team:Sweden

Carl Henrik Zetterberg (pronounced [ˈhɛ̌nːrɪk ˈsɛ̂tːɛrˌbærj]; born 9 October 1980) is a Swedish former professional ice hockey forward. He played seventeen seasons with the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL).

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. He won gold medals in the 2006 Ice Hockey World Championships and 2006 Winter Olympics, as part of the first team to ever win both tournaments in the same year, also making him a member of the Triple Gold Club.

Henrik Zetterberg Red Wings
Detroit’s Zetterberg (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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Achievements

  • Captain of the Red Wings (2012-2018)
  • King Clancy Trophy (2015)
  • Olympic Silver Medal (2014)
  • NL Media Most Valuable Player (2013)
  • 3x NHL Best Swedish Player (Viking Award) (2007, 2008, 2013)
  • NHL Foundation Player Award (2013)
  • NL Media Lock-out All-Star Team (Zug) (2013)
  • 2x World Championship Top 3 Player on Team Sweden (2006, 2012)
  • World Championship All-Star Team (2012)
  • NHL Second All-Star Team
  • Stanley Cup Champion (Red Wings – 2008)
  • Stanley Cup Clinching Goal
  • Conn Smythe Trophy
  • Triple Gold Club
  • NHL All-Star Game (2007 – did not play)
  • Olympic Gold Medal (2006)
  • World Championship Gold Medal (2006)
  • Elitserien All-Star Team (2002, 2005)
  • NHL All-Rookie Team (2003)
  • World Championship Silver Medal (2003)
  • Elitserien Best Player (Guldpucken) (2002)
  • 2x World Championship Bronze Medalist (2001, 2002)
  • Elitserien Rookie of the Year (2001)
  • U18 EJC Gold Medal (1998)
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