Wings' leading scorer out 2-3 weeks with inflamed disk

Updated: March 1, 2007, 10:25 AM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Detroit Red Wings forward and leading scorer Henrik Zetterberg is expected to be out two to three weeks with an inflamed disk in his back.

Henrik Zetterberg
Zetterberg

Zetterberg left practice Monday and missed Tuesday's game in Chicago against the Blackhawks.

The 26-year-old from Sweden has 33 goals and 35 assists and two or more points in eight of his last 12 games.


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