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Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom will not be returning to the lineup for at least another week. The team sent Lidstrom back to Detroit and told him to stay off skates for three to four days. The seven-time Norris Trophy winner has sat out eight consecutive games with an ankle injury suffered on Feb. 25, when he was hit by a puck. Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said the injury is not healing as quickly as doctors expected. The 41-year-old captain is in his 20th season with the Red Wings, having helped the team win four Stanley Cup championships. Earlier this season, Lidstrom played in his 1,550th game for Detroit, the most by any player who has spent their entire career with one franchise.
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