Henrik Zetterberg is proud to Detroit Red Wings jerseys have his name alongside Ted Lindsay’s on the Detroit Red Wings’ career goal-scoring list.
Zetterberg appreciates all that Lindsay has done, not only as a Hall-of-Famer, but for future generations of players by spearheading efforts to create a union in the 1960s.
Zetterberg scored the deciding goal in the Red Wings’ 3-1 victory Saturday over the Carolina Hurricanes at Little Caesars Arena.
Red Wings’ Henrik Zetterberg ties Ted Lindsay for fifth on franchise goals list
It was his 335th goal, tying him for fifth place with Lindsay on the franchise’s all-time list.
“It’s a number that I’ve been looking at Cheap jersey wholesale for a while and it’s special to have with him,” Zetterberg said. “He meant a lot for a lot of players, not just for this team but what he did with the PA and all that. We wouldn’t be in this spot where we are now if it wasn’t for him.”
The Red Wings might not have had the success they’ve enjoyed the past 15 seasons if they hadn’t selected Zetterberg with the 210th pick in 1999.
At age 37, and with years of wear and tear, he is toward the end of his career, but in his prime he was one of the best two-way players in the game.
“His competitive fire is unreal,” Red Wings Henrik Zetterberg jerseys coach Jeff Blashill said. “He played probably too many minutes tonight (24:28), but part of that is for the last month he’s been our best player on a nightly basis. Doesn’t really practice much and just goes out there.
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