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HUT - Team of the Week

Collect Special Edition – Howard, Zetterberg, Yakupov & Other Team of the Week Items

Pick up any gold pack in NHL®13 Hockey Ultimate Team and you'll have a chance at special edition Team of the Week items. Each special edition item features players with boosted ratings. You can also challenge the Team of the Week and see how your own HUT team stacks up.

Jimmy Howard: This week, Jimmy Howard posted a 4-0-0 record with a 0.75 GAA and .969 save percentage. This performance helped the Detroit Red Wings clinch their 22nd consecutive playoff berth.   

Henrik Zetterberg: Zetterberg led the NHL with 10 points and 8 assists in four games this week.  Like Howard, this couldn’t have come at a better time for the Red Wings as they have been battling for a playoff spot all week. Henrik put together a solid season with 11 goals 37 assist and 48 points in 46 games.

Nail Yakupov: Nail ended this exciting rookie season on a high note with his first career hat trick against the Vancouver Canucks on April 27th.  In 48 games this year, Nail Yakupov had 17 goals and 31 points in 48 games and will likely be in consideration for the Calder Trophy.


Forward Line 1 - Henrik Zetterberg (Detroit Red Wings) – Pavel Datsyuk (Detroit Red Wings) – Nail Yakupov (Edmonton Oilers)

Forward Line 2 - James Neal (Pittsburgh Penguins) - Derek Stepan (New York Rangers) – Alex Ovehckin (Washington Capitals)

Defensive Line 1 - Keith Yandle (Phoenix Coyotes) – Mike Green (Washington Capitals)

Defensive Line 2 - Nicklas Kronwall (Detroit Red Wings) – Andrei Markov (Montreal Canadiens)

Goalie 1 - Jimmy Howard (Detroit Red Wings)

Goalie 2 - Brian Elliott (St. Louis Blues)

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