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Zetterberg the New Yzerman

From Dave Waddell at Canwest via the National Post

Johan Franzen, also a Conn Smythe candidate, said people don’t realize how ultra competitive Zetterberg is even in off-ice pursuits.

“He’s one of a kind competing that hard in both ends,” Franzen said. “I can’t come up with anyone (comparable).”

Chris Chelios can.

The veteran defenceman said Zetterberg’s playoff performance reminded him very much of retired Wings captain Steve Yzerman.

“I’d have to think, but Yzerman is the only one,” Chelios said.

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Filed in: NHL Teams, Detroit Red Wings, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: chris+chelios, conn+smythe+trophy, henrik+zetterberg, steve+yzerman

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