By REED NELSONFOXSportsDetroit.com
Henrik Zetterberg did his best Peter Forsberg impression Thursday night as the Detroit Red Wings topped the Phoenix Coyotes 3-2 in a shootout.
With the shootout score even at one apiece following an early goal from All-Star Pavel Datsyuk and then two key saves from All-Star Jimmy Howard. Zetterberg carried the puck into the zone, sent it right, quickly pulling it left, then leaving it right again as Mike Smith fell over. The deceiving move allowed Zetterberg to literally tap it in to the wide-open net.
"That's got to go down as one of the best for sure that I've ever seen," said Wings' defenseman Ian White said of the move.
Zetterberg said after the game that he has tried the move a few times with varying success, but when the opportunity arose during the shootout he wanted to do something special.
"I don't get a chance that often anymore. When I get it might as well try something fun. It's for the fans."
Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock was ...