Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 11/14/14

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - OCTOBER 02: Nicklas Lidstrom of Detroit Red Wings looks during the 2009 Compuware NHL Premiere Stockholm match between Detroit Red Wings and St. Louis Blues at the Ericsson Globe on October 2, 2009 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
Updated 2x at 3:29 PM: Chris Conner’s European agent may be steering him toward Sweden, and Jimmy Howard will be a Grand Marshal at the Quicken Lanes 400 at the Michigan International Speedway: This afternoon’s crop of Red Wings news may as well be called, “Variations on the overnight report’s themes,” because I’ll begin this entry with chatter about Nicklas Lidstrom’s future, and then offer some updates about Red Wings players before devolving into inevitable free agent discussion. First and foremost, the Red Wings, the Swedish national team and Vasteras IK, among other organizations, all want to give Nicklas Lidstrom at least part-time employment in an ambassadorial role, but the Hockey News’s Adam Proteau suggests that Lidstrom will at least take this summer off, and after that, he may choose to simply remain a full-time dad for the first time in his life. Cue the “Ask Adam” feature! Continue reading "Red Wings mid-day news: on Lidstrom’s future, Cleary and Brunnstrom updat...
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