Red Wings Will Wait Until Next Season to Retire Nicklas Lidstrom's Jersey

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Red Wings Will Wait Until Next Season to Retire Nicklas Lidstrom's Jersey
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The Detroit Red Wings' tribute to Nicklas Lidstrom, one of the greatest players in NHL history, will have to wait until next season. The club was planning on raising Lidstrom's No. 5 jersey banner to the rafters at Joe Louis Arena during a pregame ceremony Feb. 5, prior to a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, as per the original NHL schedule, which has been scrapped.

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