8 Most Beloved Figures in Detroit Sports History

Throughout the history of Detroit sports, there have been plenty of figures who have become loved by the fans. Here is a list of the top 8 most beloved figures in Detroit sports history. Nicklas Lidstrom Nicklas Lidstrom played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League, all of them with the Detroit Red Wings. He was … Read more

Nicklas Lidstrom records only career hat trick with Detroit Red Wings (VIDEO)

Known affectionately as “The Perfect Human”, former Detroit Red Wings captain Nicklas Lidstrom accomplished just about everything possible during his legendary NHL career. But the only thing missing from his resume was scoring three goals in a game, which he accomplished in his 19th season on December 15, 2010 against the St. Louis Blues. Re-live … Read more

Red Hot Chili Peppers introduce Red Wings legend Nicklas Lidstrom at concert at Joe Louis Arena (VIDEO)

It goes without saying that former Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom is one of the premier sports icons not only in the city of Detroit, but in the history of hockey. And his nickname of “The Perfect Human” is well deserved, considering the almost endless list of accolades he earned during his legendary career. … Read more

Happy 50th Birthday, Nicklas Lidstrom! [Video]

Detroit Sports Nation would like to wish Nicklas Lidstrom a very happy 50th birthday! Lidstrom played 20 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings and won four Stanley Cup championships. Lidstrom, who is often referred to as “Mr. Perfect,” was the Captain of the Red Wings for six of his 20 seasons with the team. Lidstrom … Read more

Former Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom describes 1997 Stanley Cup win (VIDEO)

Former Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom carved out one of the greatest careers in NHL history, and helped his team to four Stanley Cup titles while also being regarded as hockey’s best blueliner. He sat down for a FaceTime interview with Little Caesars Arena in-game hostess Daniella Bruce to reminisce about the legendary 1997 … Read more