Zetterberg to miss 2 weeks with back injury

Red Wings captain suffers small herniated disc

Published On: Dec 24 2013 06:32:22 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 03 2013 11:32:47 AM EST

Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg is expected to miss at least two weeks of play due to a small herniated disc.

The team tweeted the news Tuesday morning.

@DetroitRedWings -- "Per Ken Holland, Henrik Zetterberg will miss a minimum of two weeks with a small herniated disc."

Zetterberg leads the team this season with 30 points in 28 games. It's not clear how the center suffered the injury.

The Red Wings are enjoying a four-game winning streak. They face the Philadelphia Flyers Wednesday night at Joe Louis Arena.