From the green, Henrik Zetterberg weighs in on the Wings’ captaincy

Former Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg was taking part in the Ally Challenge on Saturday afternoon in Grand Blanc, and he spoke with the Detroit News’s Eric Coughlin regarding the Wings’ decision to not name a captain:

“I think we all know who’s going to be the captain when they announce it, when they move the ‘C’ to the next guy,” Zetterberg said. “In the same way, it’s not a bad thing to wait a little bit. He’s going to be the captain for a long time. Obviously, it’s ownership’s and Steve Yzerman’s decision and we all go with it.”

With a massive crowd gathered around the 18th, Zetterberg admitted that even after a 16-season NHL career, nerves came into play.

“You can’t really compare them, but you’re out of your element (playing golf). I played in front of thousands of people for many years, but this was different,” Zetterberg said.

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