Source: Henrik Zetterberg to wear 'C'

Updated: January 7, 2013, 10:31 PM ET
By Craig Custance | ESPN The Magazine

DETROIT -- For only the second time since 1986, the Detroit Red Wings will have a new captain, when the NHL returns to action later this month.

An NHL source confirmed with ESPN that forward Henrik Zetterberg is expected to be named the next captain of the Red Wings, replacing the retired Nicklas Lidstrom.

Lidstrom wore the "C" since 2006, becoming the first European captain to win the Stanley Cup. Before him, Steve Yzerman was the longtime captain of the Red Wings.

Zetterberg, ...

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