Nicklas Lidstrom to retire

According to ESPN, Nicklas Lidstrom after a 20 year future hall of fame carrer will retire Thursday afternoon.  Lidstrom played his entire NHL career with the Red Wings and made the playoffs every season he was with the team.

Lidstrom won 4 Stanley Cups with the Wings and finished his career 1142 points (finishing 21st all time with 878 assits). Lidstom also played the second most playoff games all time with 258 and .

To commemorate Lidstrom's fantastic career, here is a highlight video of some of his best moments.

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