Henrik Zetterberg, who had 22 goals and 47 assists last season for the Detroit Red Wings, announced that he has no plans to play anywhere during the NHL lockout. The assistant captain played with Timra IK in the Swedish league during the last lockout, but he prefers to not play anywhere if the labor situation is not resolved this time around:
Cleary, Kindl, Mursak said they will play in Europe during lockout. Zetterberg said he will not play anywhere during lockout.— Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) September 4, 2012
Three other Red Wings players will likely play in Europe in the event of a prolonged work stoppage. Danny Cleary, Jakub Kindl and Jan Mursak all have plans to head to Europe to play if the lockout lasts longer. Mursak would likely head to his home Slovenia, while Kindl is from the Czech Republic.