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The Hero Hockeytown Deserved: Nicklas Lidstrom

31 May

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He officially retired after 20 seasons in the NHL. 1,564 games played, 264 goals scored, 878 assists. He’s been one of the best defensemen in the league. He’s been the captain of Detroit since the 2006-2007. He’s helped Detroit win 4 Stanley Cup’s. He, himself, has earned 7 James Norris trophies and 1 Conn Smythe. He’s been in 12 All Star Games. He’s won Olympic gold. This guy’s in the Triple Gold Club. My hat’s off to this legend. He was the hero Hockeytown deserved.┬áHe’ll never be forgotten.