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Sweden Nicklas Lidström
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Last added: Jaxson Read
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mitchell Prowse - - - -
2. Nick Dorrington - - - -
3. Jacson Alexander - - - -
4. Kaid Oliver - - - -
5. David Kope - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
50
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

Team Staff profile of Nicklas Lidström also available
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
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
05/31/2012
05/31/2012 Confirmed Detroit Red Wings Retired
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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