A four-time Stanley Cup winner, Red Wings legend Nicklas Lidstrom is widely considered one of the best defenseman in NHL history, having won the Norris Trophy as the league's best defenseman seven times entering elite company, tying Hockey Hall of Fame member Doug Harvey and putting him only behind the incomparable Bobby Orr.
Lidstrom's achievements throughout his 20-season career in Detroit could fill a book. He became the first European-born winner of the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player of the 2002 Stanley Cup playoffs. He was also the first European-born captain of a Stanley Cup championship team when he guided the Red Wings to the title in 2008.
Five: A Salute to Nicklas Lidstrom is a 192-page publication produced by Olympia Entertainment that chronicles his illustrious pro and international career both with the Red Wings and Team Sweden. Through unique photographs and words, this book captures what Nicklas Lidstrom has meant to a storied franchise, teammates, a legion of loyal fans and the entire hockey world.