Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 1/22/13

DETROIT - APRIL 16: Tomas Holmstrom #96 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against goalie Steve Mason #1 of the Columbus Blue Jackets during Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 16, 2009 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan.(Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)
Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Holmstrom will officially announce his retirement today at 4:30 p.m. The press conference will precede the Red Wings' home opener at Joe Louis Arena (7:30 p.m. vs. Dallas on FOX Sports Detroit). Holmstrom played 15 seasons for the Red Wings and helped them win four Stanley Cups. In 1,026 regular-season games, he had 243 goals and 287 assists. His signature scoring often came with the Red Wings on the power play, while pestering opposing goalies near their crease.
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