By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2011-12 season. Each week during the off-season, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on their statistical highs. This week we focus on center Henrik Zetterberg.
For the second consecutive season, he led the team in points with 69 (22 goals, 47 assists). It also marks his seventh consecutive season of tallying 68 or more points, with 41 of those accumulated at Joe Louis Arena.
Number of shots on goal he had this season, the highest on the team. He finished the season with a .082 shooting percentage.
He and Niklas Kronwall were the only two Wings to play in each of the 82 regular-season games in 2011-12. Out of nine NHL seasons, the 2011-12 campaign marks the first time that he appeared in every game.
Number of points he has registered with Detroit throughout his career. With 252 goals and 372 assists he is now No. 10 on the franchise’s all-time points list.
Number of face-offs that he won this season, the second highest on the team. He has won over 500 face-offs in each of the last five seasons and finished the 2011-12 campaign with a 49.15 percentage.
Number of assists that he had in a four-game streak between Dec. 31 and Jan. 8. He had multi-point games on 14 different occasions this season, and in seven of those games he had three or more points.