Nicklas Lidstrom

Nicklas Lidstrom

Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 1"/193 lbs
Born: Vasteras, Sweden
Draft: 1989 3rd round (53rd pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • Scotty Bowman recalls Red Wings' Russian Five: 'A special group'
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    Scotty Bowman recalls Red Wings' Russian Five: 'A special group'

    The Detroit Red Wings made NHL history 25 years ago today in Calgary, when Scotty Bowman formed a five-man unit consisting of Sergei Fedorov, Igor Larionov and Slava Kozlov at forward and Vladimir Konstantinov and Slava Fetisov on defense. The Russian Five was born and the group dazzled opponents and thrilled fans with their skills for two years, helping the Red Wings win a league-record 62 games in 1995-96 and end a 42-year Stanley Cup championship drought the following season.

  • Former Red Wing Trevor Daley retires, joins Penguins front office
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    Former Red Wing Trevor Daley retires, joins Penguins front office

    Former Detroit Red Wings defenseman Trevor Daley has retired as a player and joined the Pittsburgh Penguins front office. The Penguins announced Monday they have hired Daley as a hockey operations advisor. He will be based out of Pittsburgh and report directly to general manager Jim Rutherford, assisting in player evaluations at the NHL and AHL level, as well as acting as an “eye in the sky” for the coaching staff during games.