On the same day that Sweden advanced to the gold medal game, Henrik Zetterberg underwent back surgery, according to MLive.com’s Ansar Khan.
He had a herniated disc in his back and part of it was removed. He might be out for eight weeks as a result, but that timetable isn’t set stone. What is clear is that the Red Wings’ task of hanging onto the second Wild Card spot will be significantly harder without the presence of their captain and leading scorer.
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