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Best players to play for the Detroit Red Wings in the last 20 years

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...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Lidstrom's number to be retired by Red Wings

Former Detroit Red Wings star Nicklas Lidstrom will have his No. 5 retired in a ceremony next season. The Red Wings announced Thursday that Lidstrom will be honored before a March 6 game against the Colorado Avalanche. Lidstrom retired last year after a career in which he won four Stanley Cups with Detroit. Lidstrom was a seven-time winner of the Norris Trophy, which goes to the...
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August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Nicklas Lidstrom makes surprise farewell speech during Red Hot Chili Pepper’s concert

Red Wings’ defenseman Nic Lidstrom announced his retirement from the NHL on Friday. The seven time Norris Trophy winner and arguably the best European born player of all-time, is hanging it up after 20 season with the Wings. The Red Hot Chili Peppers were perfoming at Detroit’s Joe Lewis Arena the same night of Lidstrom’s announcement.  Near the end of the concert, the lead drummer...
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June 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Wings' Lidstrom to retire

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...
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May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

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