Zetterberg (Jamie Benn head punch) doubtful for tonight


Detroit could be without leading scorer Henrik Zetterberg this evening when it takes on the Ducks in Anaheim.

Zetterberg was hurt during Saturday’s wild 7-6 OT win over Dallas after taking this shot from Stars captain Jamie Benn in the second period:

As the video shows, Benn received a two-minute roughing minor on the play. Zetterberg finished the second period but left the game after taking just one 15-second shift in the third. He didn’t practice yesterday and Detroit didn’t hold a morning skate today.

The Wings captain is currently listed as “doubtful” for tonight, per GM Ken Holland. It would be the first game the 34-year-old has missed all season — this has been a banner campaign health-wise for Zetterberg, who missed 37 games last year with back problems.