This past season, Lidstrom had 11 goals and 34 points in 70 regular-season games. For his career, he has 1,142 points in 1,564 games.
One of the top defensemen the game has ever known, Lidstrom has won seven Norris Trophies, including in 2011. He has been nominated for the award a total of twelve times in the past fourteen seasons and has finished no worse than sixth place in Norris Trophy voting during that 14-year stretch. He has been selected to play in 12 NHL All-Star Games and was named to the League's First All-Star Team 10 times between 1998 and 2011.
A well respected player who will be a tough act to follow