Nicklas Lidstrom

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Birthday
28, 1970
Birthplace
Krylbo, Sweden
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
28, 1970 (age 48)
Birthplace
Krylbo, Sweden

About

Legendary Swedish-born NHL defenseman who played his entire fifteen-year career with the Detroit Red Wings, winning 4 Stanley Cup Championships. He was nicknamed the Perfect Human for his reliability and mistake-free play and is widely considered one of the best defenders of all-time.

Before Fame

He played professionally with Elitserien of the Swedish Elite League before being selected 53rd overall by the Red Wings in the 1989 NHL Draft.

Trivia

He won a total of 7 Norris Trophies for the league's top defenseman during his career and was named to 12 NHL All-Star games.

Family Life

He has four sons with his wife Annika.

Associated With

Hall of Famer Bobby Orr barely beat him out in career Norris Trophy count with a total of 8.