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Detroit Red Wings v Nashville Predators

NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 15: Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings jumps over Martin Erat #10 of the Nashville Predators at the Bridgestone Arena on December 15, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom calls it a career after 20 seasons

Nicklas Lidstrom announced today that he would be retiring from the NHL after a Hall of Fame career.