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Sweden Nicklas Lidström
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Last added: Emma Maria Kohler
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Dragan Umicevic 47 14 50 64
2. Daniel Ciampini 48 28 31 59
3. Brian Lebler 50 33 18 51
4. Braden Christoffer 46 19 32 51
5. William Rapuzzi 48 20 30 50
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
51
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1
1-time Triple Gold Club 1
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
7-time NHL Best Defenseman (Norris Trophy) 7
4-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 4
1-time NHL Stanley Cup MVP (Conn Smythe Trophy) 1

Sons: Kevin Lidström, Adam Lidström, Samuel Lidström
Nephew: Alexander Lundqvist

One of the all-time greats, Lidstrom ranks 6th all-time in defenseman scoring. Over his 20-year career, the Red Wings legend won 7 Norris Trophies, 4 Stanley Cups, a Conn Smythe, and is a member of the Triple Gold Club as well. The 12x All-Star is also the first European to captain a Stanley Cup winning team.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1987-88 Västerås IK J20 Juniorserien - - - - - |
IK VIK Hockey Division 1 3 0 0 0 0 | Qualification 5 0 0 0 6
Sweden U18 EJC-18 6 1 0 1 0 |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 13 1 0 1 2 |
1988-89 Västerås IK Elitserien 20 0 2 2 4 |
Västerås IK Allsvenskan 15 1 4 5 0 |
Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 4 0 2 2 2 |
1989-90 Västerås IK Elitserien 39 8 8 16 14 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 2
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 3 3 6 2 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 10 3 3 6 - |
Sweden B (all) International 13 2 0 2 - |
1990-91 Västerås IK Elitserien 38 4 19 23 2 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 4
Sweden WC 10 3 3 6 4 |
Sweden (all) International 30 7 10 17 16 |
1991-92 Detroit Red Wings NHL 80 11 49 60 22 36 | Playoffs 11 1 2 3 0 -5
Sweden CC 6 1 1 2 4 -2 |
Sweden (all) International 11 2 2 4 4 |
1992-93 Detroit Red Wings NHL 84 7 34 41 28 7 | Playoffs 7 1 0 1 0 -2
1993-94 Detroit Red Wings NHL 84 10 46 56 26 43 | Playoffs 7 3 2 5 0 4
Sweden WC 4 1 0 1 2 -3 |
Sweden (all) International 4 1 0 1 2 |
1994-95 Västerås IK Elitserien 13 2 10 12 4 |
Detroit Red Wings NHL 43 10 16 26 6 15 | Playoffs 18 4 12 16 8 4
Sweden (all) International 6 1 4 5 4 |
1995-96 Detroit Red Wings NHL 81 17 50 67 20 29 | Playoffs 19 5 9 14 10 2
1996-97 Detroit Red Wings NHL 79 15 42 57 30 11 | Playoffs 20 2 6 8 2 12
Sweden “A” WCup 4 2 1 3 0 3 |
Sweden (all) International 8 4 2 6 2 |
1997-98 Detroit Red Wings “A” NHL 80 17 42 59 18 22 | Playoffs 22 6 13 19 8 12
Sweden OG 4 1 1 2 2 4 |
Sweden (all) International 4 1 1 2 2 |
1998-99 Detroit Red Wings “A” NHL 81 14 43 57 14 14 | Playoffs 10 2 9 11 4 0
1999-00 Detroit Red Wings “A” NHL 81 20 53 73 18 19 | Playoffs 9 2 4 6 4 -6
2000-01 Detroit Red Wings “A” NHL 82 15 56 71 18 9 | Playoffs 6 1 7 8 0 1
2001-02 Detroit Red Wings “A” NHL 78 9 50 59 20 13 | Playoffs 23 5 11 16 2 6
Sweden “A” OG 4 1 5 6 0 2 |
Sweden (all) International 4 1 5 6 0 2 |
2002-03 Detroit Red Wings “A” NHL 82 18 44 62 38 40 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 0 -1
2003-04 Detroit Red Wings “A” NHL 81 10 28 38 18 19 | Playoffs 12 2 5 7 4 4
Sweden WC 2 0 1 1 0 -3 |
Sweden (all) International 9 1 3 4 2 |
2004-05 Did not play |
Sweden “A” WCup 4 1 0 1 2 |
2005-06 Detroit Red Wings “A” NHL 80 16 64 80 50 21 | Playoffs 6 1 1 2 2 -4
Sweden “A” OG 8 2 4 6 2 2 |
Sweden (all) International 8 2 4 6 2 2 |
2006-07 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 80 13 49 62 46 40 | Playoffs 18 4 14 18 6 0
2007-08 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 76 10 60 70 40 40 | Playoffs 22 3 10 13 14 8
2008-09 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 78 16 43 59 30 31 | Playoffs 21 4 12 16 6 11
2009-10 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 82 9 40 49 24 22 | Playoffs 12 4 6 10 2 7
Sweden “C” OG 4 0 0 0 2 -1 |
Sweden (all) International 4 0 0 0 2 -1 |
2010-11 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 82 16 46 62 20 -2 | Playoffs 11 4 4 8 4 8
2011-12 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 70 11 23 34 28 21 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0 0
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1984-85 Dalarna TV-Pucken - - - - - |
1985-86 Dalarna TV-Pucken - - - - - |
1990-91 Sweden Izvestia Trophy - - - - - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2012-13 Detroit Red Wings NHL Scout
2013-14 Detroit Red Wings NHL Scout
2014-15 Detroit Red Wings NHL Scout
2016-17 Sweden WCup Team Consultant
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Allsvenskan 1 15 1 4 5 0.33 0 - | 0
CC 1 6 1 1 2 0.33 4 -2 | 0
Division 1 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 1 5 0 0 0 0.00 6 -
EJC-18 1 6 1 0 1 0.17 0 - | 0
International 11 101 22 31 53 0.52 36 3 | 0
International-Jr 3 27 4 5 9 0.33 4 - | 0
Izvestia Trophy 1 - - - - - - - | 0
Juniorserien 1 - - - - - - - | 0
NHL 20 1564 264 878 1142 0.73 514 450 | 20 263 54 129 183 0.70 76 61
OG 4 20 4 10 14 0.70 6 7 | 0
Elitserien (SHL) 4 110 14 39 53 0.48 24 - | 2 6 0 1 1 0.17 6 -
TV-Pucken 2 - - - - - - - | 0
WC 3 16 4 4 8 0.50 6 -6 | 0
WCup 2 8 3 1 4 0.50 2 3 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 3 3 6 0.86 2 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Tomas Holmström (F) 1994-2012 17 Detroit Red Wings, Sweden (WCup), Sweden (OG), Sweden (all)
Kris Draper (F) 1993-2011 17 Detroit Red Wings
Steve Yzerman (F) 1991-2006 14 Detroit Red Wings
Chris Osgood (G) 1993-2011 14 Detroit Red Wings

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
05/31/2012
05/31/2012 Confirmed Detroit Red Wings Retired
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Player Biography and Trivia

Number 5 retired by Detroit Red Wings

Cult/Star player for Detroit Red Wings

Cult/Star player for Sweden

Cult/Star player for Västerås IK

Career transactions
- 2012-05-31 • Announced his retirement
- 2011-06-20 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings
- 2010-06-01 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings
- 2007-12-26 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by the Detroit Red Wings
- 2006-06-30 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings
- 2004-04-03 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by the Detroit Red Wings
- 2001-12-06 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by the Detroit Red Wings
- 1999-08-20 • Re-signed to a three-year contract by the Detroit Red Wings

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