Originally written on The Hockey Guys  |  Last updated 4/26/12

NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 5: Tomas Holmstrom #96 of the Detroit Red Wings skates during the third period against the New Jersey Devils on December 5, 2009 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)
Tomas Holmstrom could be the odd man out going into next season. By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) On Tuesday, the Red Wings cleaned out their lockers. As with the end of every season, questions abound. Some are questions the organization has faced before, but Detroit will also encounter new dilemmas this off-season. Many hockey fans will wait with bated breath once again as team captain Nicklas Lidstrom takes a few months to decide whether he will return for a 21st season. Lidstrom told the Detroit Free Press that the biggest factor was “motivation. I’ll sit down and talk with my family as well, see what we want to do. I won’t make a decision soon.” General Manager Ken Holland described the wait as “Game 7,” but the organization has grown used to making decisions on Lidstrom’s time in the past few seasons. This off-season, another career Red Wing and key ingredient to the team’s success in the past 15 seasons, Tomas Holmstrom, faces the same decision as his close friend Lidstrom and his ...
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