Henrik Zetterberg is a Swedish forward who has been a mainstay on the NHL's powerful Detroit Red Wings, of who he is currently captain, since 2002. The height of Zetterberg's tenure with the Red Wings came in 2008, when he won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the NHL's playoff MVP while leading the Detroit Red Wings to the Stanley Cup. Zetterberg, known for his heady two-way approach to the game, was on the Swedish Olympic hockey team in 2002, 2006 and 2010, winning a gold medal at the 2006 Olympics.
- Won a Stanley Cup in 2008 with the Detroit Red Wings, and was named the NHL's playoff MVP.
- Won an Olympic gold medal in 2006.
- Played in the NHL All-Star Game in both 2007 and 2008.
- At the World Championships, he won a gold medal in 2006, a silver in 2003 and bronzes in both 2002 and 2001.
- Represented Sweden at the World Junior Championships in 2000.
Things to know:
1. Is married to Emma Andersson, who is a Swedish TV host.
2. Once served in the Swedish military.
3. Drafted 210th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1999 NHL Draft, he is the lowest drafted player to ever win the Conn Smythe Trophy as the NHL's playoff MVP.