Detroit Red Wings Reunited: Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk on One Line?

July 12th, 2010 by Chris Minniti Leave a reply »
Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk on one line.

Any team in the NHL would love to have both players on their team, let alone on one line.

This past year, as we all know, Detroit suffered a ton of injuries that no one could've ever imagined. With the injuries that Detroit suffered, it wasn't the best move to have both players on the same line because the second scoring line wouldn't be as potent.

But even when they did play on one line, which was very limited, they didn't seem right.

In 2009-10, Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg both finished off the with 70 points a piece. That was a far cry from the 97 points Datsyuk finished with the previous year, and yes it was only three points less from Hank's 73 points his previous year (in which he only played 77 games).  But it was far from his 92 points he had in 75 games in Detroit's Stanley Cup year in 2008.

With Detroit heading into this year 100 percent healthy and having the longest summer it's had in a long time, should Zetterberg be reunited with Datsyuk on one line?

Yes they should.

The whole year last year was an off year for the Red Wings ...

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