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Is It The End For Lidstrom?

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(Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

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Was Friday’s game the last in Nicklas Lidstrom’s remarkable career? Lidstrom turns 42 on April 28 and struggled down the stretch and in the playoffs following an ankle injury (deep bone bruise) that he never fully recovered from. But he said health won’t be a factor in his decision because he anticipates a full recovery. Lidstrom said he’ll take a few weeks to make his decision.

–Wings rookie Gustav Nyquist has the skills to be a regular contributor in the NHL next season. But he must get stronger in the offseason. The talented forward is good at hanging onto the puck and finding open teammates, but he his 5-foot-10, 169-pound frame made him a target for physical play and he lost a lot of puck battles. Nyquist, 22, is learning from Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg, not just moves they make and how they play, but how they train and prepare.

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