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Zetterberg To Replace Lidstrom As Wings' Captain

Jan 07, 2013 9:22 PM EST

For only the second time since 1986, the Red Wings will have a new captain, when the NHL returns to action later this month.

An NHL source confirmed with ESPN that forward Henrik Zetterberg is expected to be named the next captain of the club, replacing the retired Nicklas Lidstrom.

Via ESPN.com