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Nick Lidstrom

DETROIT, MI - MARCH 06:  Former Detroit Red Wings Nick Lidstrom and his wife Annika and family enter the ice arena prior to the Nick Lidstrom jersey retirement ceremony at Joe Louis Arena on March 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Chris Ilitch: ‘I Was Proud To Represent The Owners Of The Team, My Parents’

On a night of celebrating the illustrious past of the Red Wings, Ilitch made it clear the team intends to build on that past.

CBS Detroit–03/07/2014

DETROIT - JANUARY 2: Scottie Bowman speaks at the jersey retirement ceremony for Steve Yzerman before the Detroit Red Wings game against the Anaheim Ducks at Joe Louis Arena on January 2, 2007 in Detroit, Michigan. The Red Wings won 2-1. (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Does Scotty Bowman Believe Lidstrom Was Better Than Orr?

It’s not enough these days to just say that Nick Lidstrom was a great defenseman, you have to go further. How great was he?

97.1 The Ticket–03/07/2014

DETROIT, MI - MARCH 06:  Detroit Red Wings Nick Lidstrom jersey retirement ceremony at Joe Louis Arena on March 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ceremony To Retire Lidstrom’s No. 5 Celebrates More Than Just No. 5

Amid smoke and flashing lights, a large red banner emerged from a big black box, and No. 5 ascended gracefully, regally, to the rafters.

CBS Detroit–03/06/2014

DETROIT, MI - MARCH 06: Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings looks towards the scoreboard during the second period of the game against the Colorado Alalanche at Joe Louis Arena on March 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Avalanche Beat Red Wings 3-2 In Overtime

Andre Benoit scored off an assist from rookie Nathan MacKinnon with 31.4 seconds left in overtime, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night.

97.1 The Ticket–03/06/2014

DALLAS, TX - JANUARY 03: Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings at American Airlines Center on January 3, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

What Three Forwards Were the Toughest For Lidstrom to Play Against? [VIDEO]

You already remember what he did in the biggest games you’ve ever saw.

97.1 The Ticket–03/06/2014

ST. LOUIS, MO - DECEMBER 23: Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings shoots the puck against the St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center on December 23, 2010 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Did Nick Lidstrom Get Annoyed That People Constantly Got His Name Wrong? [VIDEO]

It’s one of the oldest bits in Detroit sports talk radio…

97.1 The Ticket–03/06/2014

ST. LOUIS, MO - DECEMBER 23: Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings shoots the puck against the St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center on December 23, 2010 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Nick Lidstrom Will Never Forget Epic Stanley Cup Celebrations In Detroit

“Enjoy the moment, enjoy the NHL, enjoy being a Red Wing, and take it all in,” Lidstrom said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2014

(Photo by Jorge Lemus/Getty Images)

Mike Ilitch Won’t Attend Nick Lidstrom Jersey Retirement

“This past year, I had a medical procedure that has kept me out of the spotlight for awhile.”

97.1 The Ticket–03/05/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07:  Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings is is introduced prior to playing the Ottawa Senators at Joe Louis Arena on October 7, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 5-3. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Nick Lidstrom Jersey Retirement Night Details Announced For March 6 Game

Attending the ceremony will be Red Wings legends Gordie Howe, Ted Lindsay, Alex Delvecchio, Steve Yzerman and members of the Abel and Sawchuck families.

97.1 The Ticket–02/26/2014

DETROIT,MI - OCTOBER 12:  Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings defends in a game against the Colorado Avalanche on October 12,2010 at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Avalanche defeated the Red Wings 5-4 in a shoot-out. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Theater To Host Lidstrom Jersey Retirement Party

The City Theatre in Detroit will host a party next month in honor of Detroit Red Wings great Nicklas Lidstrom’s jersey retirement ceremony.

97.1 The Ticket–02/20/2014

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