Zetterberg comes a long way to capture Conn Smythe, first Stanley Cup

PITTSBURGH - No player has ever come from further away than Henrik Zetterberg to win the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP.The Detroit Red Wings didn't select the Swede until late in the seventh round of the 1999 NHL draft and that decision has never looked better than right now.
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  1. Shoulda been Osgood… How can Z win it when he was severly outplayed by The Mule for the SemiFinals??

  2. Kris: Because the most valuable player should be and was a two-way player, not just a goal scorer.

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