The all-time Detroit Red Wings starting lineup with a young stud

Detroit Red Wings, Moritz Seider #53. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)
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Detroit Red Wings, Henrik Zetterberg
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Henrik Zetterberg. 40. player. 72. . LW. Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings had some amazing moments with Henrik Zetterberg.

At left wing is Henrik Zetterberg. Chosen by Detroit in the seventh round (210th overall) in the 1999 NHL Draft, Zetterberg was all class during his entire Red Wings career and set an example of how to play hockey in Detroit.

He would play 1,082 games, scoring 337 goals and adding 623 assists for 960 points, and was an impressive +160. In the playoffs, he would produce 57 goals and 63 assists for 120 points in 137 games while posting a +41.

He would spend 15 years with the Red Wings and he was almost successful as he stepped on NHL ice for his first shift.

While serving as captain for six seasons, he had an impressive resume. Zetterberg would win the 2007-08 Conn Smythe trophy, and the 2014-16 King Clancy Memorial trophy, and was part of the Stanley Cup team in 2008.

A 200-foot player who was a dual threat on the ice, his offense contributed seven career hat tricks. He was rewarded for his play on the ice as his contracts were always fair for both him and the organization.

During the 2008-09 season, Zetterberg signed a 12-year/ $73 million contract extension, the longest in franchise history and he was worth every penny. After his career was finished, he was fifth all-time in Red Wings points with 960.