Since all of us have already read about eleventy billion articles about how awesome Nicklas Lidstrom is in every aspect of life, I figured I would do something a little different – a post with a bunch of videos of Lidstrom’s amazing career. I know I probably missed your favorite video, so let me know and maybe I’ll do another post. But for now…let’s do this:
Lidstrom’s first NHL points:
First NHL Goal:
1995 Playoffs – OT Winner against Chicago:
Lidstrom saves a game against Colorado in 1997:
Game 4, 1997 Cup Final:
Winning the 97 Cup (yes, he’s out there at the end!):
This one proves that Nick is really good at hockey AND geometry:
1998 Final – Nick ruling:
Winning the 1998 cup:
2002 Round 1 – Yeah:
First European to win the Conn Smythe:
(Having a hard time finding videos for the post 2000 era. moving on….)
2007 playoffs vs San Jose…Vezina Baby!
Probably shouldn’t be proud of scoring on Marc-Andre Fleury, but still:
Nicklas Lidstrom, come get the Stanley Cup. It’s yours to take back to Hockeytown!
And to round out 2008, let’s un-learn how to spell Lidstrom!
None of us could do this. Ever.
Last Norris Win (with Kevin Smith and Cobie Smulders…mmm):
Best video ever saved for last: