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Zetterberg expected back Dec. 28

Dec 19, 2013, 3:36 PM EDT

Winless in their last six games, it’s hard to ignore all the injuries the Detroit Red Wings are being forced to deal with:


But the Wings should get at least one key piece back soon — Henrik Zetterberg is expected to return Dec. 28 in Florida against the Panthers, according to general manager Ken Holland (per

Detroit has three games before Dec. 28, starting tonight at Joe Louis Arena versus Calgary. The Wings are then in Toronto Saturday before returning home to face the Islanders Monday.

As for Stephen Weiss, it’s not clear whether he’ll need surgery for his groin/abdominal issue. He’ll apparently see a specialist Friday in Philadelphia to determine next steps.

For a full rundown of all the Wings’ injury updates, click here.

Related: Wings make Samuelsson healthy scratch, Tootoo draws in

  1. 950003cups - Dec 19, 2013 at 3:53 PM

    Hope so. He’s been great on my fantasy team.

  2. blomfeld - Dec 19, 2013 at 4:06 PM

    För att kamrat Flugga och andra Red Wing supportrarna, vi hoppas att du kan komma tillbaka så snart som möjligt !

  3. muckleflugga - Dec 19, 2013 at 6:26 PM

    blomfeldt: danke für Ihre Güte … ich entschuldige mich für meine Kürze haben die Gaskammern mich verlassen keuchend an einem guten Tag

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