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NHL Detroit Red Wings #5 Nicklas Lidstrom Playing career Lidstr?m is considered the top NHL defenceman <a href=""><strong>nhl hockey jerseys</strong></a> of his era, having won the Norris Trophy as the NHL’s best defenceman three consecutive seasons from 2000–01 to 2002–03 and again from 2005–06 to 2007–08. He has been nominated for the award a total of ten times in the past twelve seasons, the first three times finishing as the runner-up, and has won it in six of the last nine (2004–05 had no winner due to the NHL lockout). In thirteen consecutive seasons (since 1995-96), he has finished no worse than 6th place in Norris Trophy voting. On April 23rd, 2010, Nicklas Lidstrom played in his 237th career playoff game, moving past Mark Messier into sole possession of third place on the NHL’s all-time list (Chris Chelios 266; Patrick Roy 247). In the same game, he had an assist to tie Al MacInnis (121) for the third most assists in the postseason by a defenceman (Ray Bourque 139; Paul Coffey 137). On April 27th, 2010, a day before his 40th birthday, Nicklas Lidstrom had 3 points in a game 7 win over the Phoenix Coyotes in the first round of the 2010 NHL playoffs, pushing his active playoff points lead to 171 points, and tying him for 17th on the all-time playoff points list with fellow countryman Peter Forsberg. His next point will make him the highest playoff scorer in the NHL by a player born in Sweden. As of the end of the 2009-10 season, Nicklas Lidstrom has missed only 28 of a possible 1,440 regular-season team games (1 because of suspension). After contemplating whether or not to retire, Nicklas Lidstrom agreed on a 1-year contract with the Red Wings on June 1, <a href=""><strong>nfl jerseys for sale</strong></a> 2010. The new contract will pay him slightly over 6 million. On December 15, 2010, Nicklas Lidstrom recorded his first career hat trick, at 40 years of age, against the St. Louis Blues, sealing a 5-2 victory. After the game, <a href=""><strong>nba jerseys</strong></a> he was asked how it feels to score his first hat trick “It feels great, I’ve never in my life been able to notch 3 goals in a game”. The hat trick made him the oldest player in NHL history to record his first hat trick (previously held by Scott Mellanby at 36 years old), and the oldest defenseman in NHL history to record a hat trick (previously held by Mathieu Schneider at 37 years old). On January 18, 2011, Nicklas Lidstrom was named the captain of the 2011 NHL All-Star Game In Raleigh, North Carolina. His team won by a final score of 11-10 over Team Staal, captained by Eric Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes. Nicklas Lidstrom finished +7 with one assist. Awards World Championship gold medal winner (Sweden, 1991). NHL All-Rookie Team (1992). 4-time Stanley Cup winner (1997, 1998, 2002, and 2008). 12-time NHL All-Star (1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009*, 2011). 9-time NHL First All-Star Team member (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, and 2008). 2-time NHL Second All-Star Team member (2009 and 2010). 6-time Norris Trophy winner (2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, and 2008). Conn Smythe Trophy winner (2002). Olympic gold medal winner (Sweden, 2006); Lidstr?m became a member of the Triple Gold Club with this win. Olympic All-Star Team (2006). 2-time Viking Award winner (2000 and 2006). Related posts:It will be difficult for Red Wings to recover NBA Tracy McGrady #1 Detroit Pistons Rafalski’s retirement leaves Wings some problems Rafalski chooses to retire resulting <a href=""><strong>OpenFlow: A Technology on the Move — Cloud Computing News</strong></a> from commitment to family The youngest captain Jonathan Toews
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