“I skiied for the first time in 20 years,” he revealed, adding, “It wasn’t pretty, but it was fun.”
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Lidstrom was a 20-year veteran with the Detroit Red Wings before retiring at the end of last season.
Twenty-one years is a long time.
Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena another longtime Red Wings decided to call it quits.
Tomas Holmstrom called it the best job in the world.
As the Red Wings get ready to start their abbreviated 48 game season on January 19th, the team that Mike Babcock will put on the ice will look significantly different from last year.
The Detroit Red Wings already said goodbye to one long-time Red Wing in the last year, and it sounds like they’re going to make it two.
Who will be the next grinders and muckers to become fan favorites in Detroit? I’m not sure there are any candidates.
As Detroit waits to find out the future of Nick Lidstrom, there is another longtime Wing that has a decision to make as well.