Henrik Zetterberg skips practice

Updated: February 13, 2014, 1:36 PM ET
Associated Press

SOCHI, Russia -- Sweden men's hockey captain Henrik Zetterberg missed practice Thursday to rest a herniated disk in his ailing back.

Zetterberg stayed at the Olympic Village while the Swedes practiced for Friday's game against Switzerland.

Sweden team doctor Bjorn Waldenberg said Zetterberg will decide whether he can play Friday after consulting with the NHL's doctors in Sochi. Zetterberg had anti-inflammatory treatment on his back.

The four-time Olympian scored a goal in ...

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