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Henrik Zetterberg to miss 2 months

Updated: February 21, 2014, 7:38 PM ET
By Craig Custance | ESPN The Magazine

The Detroit Red Wings announced that captain Henrik Zetterberg had back surgery and will be out eight weeks, when he'll be re-evaluated.

Zetterberg played just one game for Team Sweden in the Winter Olympics before back pain from a herniated disk forced his withdrawal due to injury.

Back issues have limited Zetterberg to 45 games this season but when he's played he's been one of the league's most effective two-way forwards. He has 48 points this season, including 16 goals. ...

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