Zetterberg out at least two weeks with herniated disc

DETROIT — Just when the Wings have seemed to have solved their offensive woes they learned Tuesday that they’ll be without their top scorer for a minimum of two weeks.

Wings general manager Ken Holland said via text message that Henrik Zetterberg will be sideline a minimum two weeks with a herniated disc.

That news comes on top of Pavel Datsyuk missing the last four games with concussion-like symptoms.

Datsyuk did not practice Tuesday with the team, which means he’ll be out at least another week or two since he needs a good week of practice before he can play according to Holland.

Zetterberg leads the team with 30 points (11 goals, 19 assists), while Datsyuk is second with 23 points (12 goals, 11 assists).

Todd Bertuzzi appears ready to return to the lineup after missing the last five games with an upper-body injury.

The top two lines at practice had Johan Franzen centering Bertuzzi and Gustav Nyquist, while Darren Helm was between Daniel Alfredsson and Justin Abdelkader.

More updates to follow after practice.


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