Nick Lidstrom

Jonas Gustavsson  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

5 Reasons The Red Wings Aren’t Good

Call me crazy, but I don’t think that a shootout victory over the worst team in hockey means they’ve answered their doubters.

97.1 The Ticket–01/22/2013

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Red Wings Skate Into A New Era Without Lidstrom

The Detroit Red Wings have played in the last 21 Stanley Cup playoffs. That postseason streak might be in jeopardy.

97.1 The Ticket–01/18/2013

Nicklas Lidstrom. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Nick Lidstrom To Appear At SportsFest

New this year is the 97.1 The Ticket Tailgate Challenge. 97.1 The Ticket is throwing out the challenge to you!

97.1 The Ticket–01/17/2013

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Wings Getting Ready For Training Camp

Friday at Troy Sports Center the Wings held another voluntary workout as the team grows closer to Training Camp.

97.1 The Ticket–01/11/2013

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 06: Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings skates into the penalty box during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Arena on February 6, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Red Wings 3-1. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Top NHL Stories In 2012 From A Classic Classic To The Lockout

Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center seems like it was many years ago, but believe it or not the game actually did happen earlier this year.

97.1 The Ticket–12/26/2012

COOPERSTOWN, NY - JULY 22: Hall of Famer Al Kaline is introduced at Clark Sports Center during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 22, 2012 in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Who Is Detroit’s All Time Longevity Man?

The baseball world is about to lose a legend! Chipper Jones, playing in his 19th season all with the Braves just wrapped up his last regular season game at Turner Field in front of the Atlanta faithful on Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–10/03/2012

DETROIT - NOVEMBER 21:  Mikael Backlund #11 and Jay Bouwmeester #4 both of the Calgary Flames defend against Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings during their NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on November 21, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan.(Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Wooley’s Weekly Winners 6-1-12

With another week in the books it’s time to bring you my weekly winners for the final week in May.

97.1 The Ticket–06/01/2012

TORONTO, ON - JUNE 14:  General manager Ken Holland of the Detroit Red Wings accepts the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy for Player who Displays Gentlemanly Conduct for Pavel Datsyuk (not pictured) onstage during the 2007 NHL Awards Show at the Elgin Theatre on June 14, 2007 in Toronto, Ontario.  (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Ken Holland – THIS Is Your Close-Up

It’s been said many times that Ken Holland is the best GM in hockey and one of the best in sports.

97.1 The Ticket–05/31/2012

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 15:  Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the St.Louis Blues during their NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on December 15, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan.(Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Red Wings Star Nicklas Lidstrom Retires After 20 Seasons

Veteran Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom has retired.

97.1 The Ticket–05/31/2012

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)

They Don’t Come Any Better Than Nick Lidstrom

With the news breaking on Wednesday that Nick Lidstrom will hold a news conference today from Joe Louis Arena to announce his decision to return for a 21st season or retire, it almost feels like a dream after multiple reports have indicated it’s because he is hanging up his skates.

97.1 The Ticket–05/31/2012




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