Chris note: Twig will likely have a reflection on the game as a whole tomorrow morning, but Franklin has another guest post for us on the #1 star of the night, Henrik Zetterberg.
By Franklin Steele:
Henrik Zetterberg was raised for this. At least since he became a Detroit Red Wing.
I can't speak as to what kind of childhood Z had, but I'd assume it was doing tenacious things like sticking up for friends against Swedish bullies (do they have those?), hunting bears with his bare hands and yes, even leading his youth teams to a much needed victory by carrying them on his back.
That's exactly what Zetterberg—Captain Zetterberg to the likes of me—did tonight as the Wings downed their division rival St. Louis Blues in a 5-3 nail biter of a game that could have gone either way thanks to some shaky play at both ends. And the refs. But that's neither here nor there.
The man of the hour was involved in all five of Detroit's goals against ...