BOSTON — The Hockey Hall of Fame inducted four players Monday night — Mike Modano, Rob Blake, Peter Forsberg and Dominik Hasek.
It was one of the most well-rounded classes from a player perspective in recent years, and the 2015 class is shaping up to be fantastic as well.
Here’s my list of the most deserving players for the 2015 class. Be sure to vote in the poll at the bottom...
Brendan Shanahan and Chris Chelios (photo credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)
This past week, The Detroit Red Wings honored recent Hall of Fame inductees Chris Chelios and Brendan Shanahan with pregame ceremonies. As I reminisced on the memories I had of these two Hall of Fame players, I began to ponder where they ranked among the best players who have played for the Wings...
Nick Lidstrom is the nicest superstar I have ever met or ever will meet.
We live in these times when the one who boasts the loudest, does the best end-zone dances or gets in the most trouble attracts all the attention.
Lidstrom is the antithesis of that. To paraphrase another superstar's ad campaign, "We were all witnesses."
Having covered sports for almost 17 years...
They all arrived late to the party.
For years, he had been among the NHLs best, but recognition was slow in coming.
His teammates marveled at his consistency, and to a man, they believed he was the best player on a team that boasted many great players.
Nicklas Lidstrom never wanted acclaim from anybody. He only sought excellence from himself, and when he couldnt meet his own...
END OF AN ERA
After twenty tremendously productive and extremely successful seasons in the NHL, Detroit Red Wings great Nicklas Lidstrom has officially announced his retirement.
Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom has reportedly decided to hang up his skates after 20 years in the NHL, mlive.com reported Wednesday.
The Red Wings have called an 11:00am ET press conference for Thursday, where the 42-year-old is expected to make the official announcement.
Lidstrom has played all 20 seasons of his NHL career in Detroit, winning four Stanley Cups and...
Nicklas Lidstrom has made a decision about his future.
The 42-year-old Lidstrom will announce Thursday whether he's retiring or returning to play a 21st season with the Detroit Red Wings.
The four-time Stanley Cup champion and seven-time Norris Trophy winner put retirement on hold in each of the previous two years by signing one-year contracts and answering questions from reporters...
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May 30, 2012