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

Red Wings legend Nicklas Lidstrom predicts Calder Trophy winner

The Detroit Red Wings boast not one, but three – count them, three candidates that are all in contention for the NHL’s Calder Trophy as the League’s top rookie for 2021-22. The trio of forward Lucas Raymond, defenseman Moritz Seider and goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic have all made major differences in the fortunes of the Red … Read more

Moritz Seider excited after Red Wings hire franchise legend Nicklas Lidstrom

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The Detroit Red Wings brought another former franchise legend into the fold yesterday, as 7-time Norris Trophy winning defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom was hired as Vice President of Hockey Operations. The Red Wings now boast two of the greatest players in NHL history as key members of their front office, as Steve Yzerman currently serves as … Read more

Jeff Blashill jokes about Nick Lidstrom suiting up for Detroit Red Wings

Not only was Nicklas Lidstrom one of the greatest defenseman ever to lace up the skates, but he also earned the title of “Perfect Human” from the adoring fan base thanks to his seemingly flawless play on the ice. Of course, he would routinely lead his team in ice time during his playing career while … Read more

Red Wings VP of Hockey Operations Nicklas Lidstrom discusses his goals

Nicklas Lidstrom is back with the Detroit Red Wings, having been hired by GM Steve Yzerman as Vice President of Hockey Operations. He will be involved in all aspects of hockey operations for the team with whom he won the Stanley Cup four times during his Hall of Fame career. Yzerman announced the hire earlier … Read more

Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman describes hire of Nicklas Lidstrom

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

Detroit Red Wings release ‘The Perfect Hire’ video following Nicklas Lidstrom news

Within the past half hour, the Detroit Red Wings announced that Steve Yzerman has hired legend Nicklas Lidstrom to be the team’s as vice president of hockey operations. Following the news breaking, the Red Wings released a little welcome back video titled, “The Perfect Hire.” Let’s go! The Perfect Hire. pic.twitter.com/LwvEoXILUA — Detroit Red Wings … Read more

Detroit Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman brings Nicklas Lidstrom back to Hockeytown

According to the Detroit Red Wings, Steve Yzerman announced on Tuesday that he has hired Red Wings legend, Nicklas Lidstrom, as vice president of hockey operations. From Detroit Red Wings:  Detroit Red Wings executive vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman today announced that the team has hired Nicklas Lidstrom as vice president of hockey … Read more

5 greatest rookie seasons in Detroit Red Wings history

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The Detroit Red Wings are known for having employed some of the greatest players in NHL history. Household names such as Gordie Howe, Steve Yzerman, Terry Sawchuck, and others are enshrined forever in Red Wings history with their numbers retired, and their multiple accolades are something to behold. But before these players became household names, … Read more

5 Biggest draft steals in Detroit sports history

When it comes to drafts in professional sports, we all know that they can be a crapshoot in terms of landing talent, even if you happen to have a high selection. But every now and then, something special happens and you land a player in a later round who turns out to be one of … Read more

Detroit Red Wings fans are going to love what Nicklas Lidstrom just said about Moritz Seider [Video]

On Tuesday, during the Detroit Red Wings matchup against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Hall of Famer Nicklas Lidstrom joined Ken Daniels and Mickey Redmond on the Bally Sports Detroit telecast and he made a comment that will excite the fans. When asked to share his thoughts on Red Wings’ rookie defenseman Moritz Seider, Lidstrom pointed … Read more

Former NHL All-Star compares Detroit Red Wings prospect to Nicklas Lidstrom [Video]

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Most Detroit Red Wings‘ fans have heard of prospects Moritz Seider and Lucas Raymond but could D Simon Edvinsson end up being the best of the bunch? Actually, could he end up being in the same conversation as the great Nicklas Lidstrom when it comes to the best defenders in franchise history? Ok, that definitely … Read more

Aaron Downey punishes Ian Laperrière for injuring Nicklas Lidstrom [VIDEO]

Former Colorado Avalanche forward Ian Laperrière found out the hard way what happens when you injure the legendary Nicklas Lidstrom. We’ll set the scene for you. It’s February 18, 2008 at Pepsi Center with the Detroit Red Wings in town. During the first period, Lidstrom was corralling the puck along the boards when he was … Read more

Nicklas Lidstrom congratulates new Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin

History was made this morning by the Detroit Red Wings with the announcement that Waterford, MI native Dylan Larkin will be the 37th captain of the 95 year old franchise. Of course, the young captain has massive shoes to fill, as he’s following in the footsteps of past team legends Steve Yzerman, Nicklas Lidstrom and … 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

William Wallinder discusses joining Detroit Red Wings, talks Nicklas Lidstrom

The Detroit Red Wings know a thing or two about having some great Swedish players don the Winged Wheel. Naturally, they added to their rich Swedish heritage with their first two selections in the 2020 NHL Draft, taking Swedes Lucas Raymond and William Wallinder with the 4th and 32nd overall picks, respectively. After it was … Read more