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05-31-2012, 11:48 AM
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Originally Posted by scott99 View Post
The guy was a stud from day one, won the rookie of the year in 1991. Then 7 Norris Trophies ! SEVEN ! The last one at age 39. Just an incredible career, definitely one of the top 5 D-men ever. So solid, didn't kill you with hits, just always in the right spot all the time, positionally. Just amazing, a career 450 plus rating in the plus/minus. And a classy guy to boot. We can only hope we ever wind up with a Nicklas Lidstrom.
Well put.

A real pleasure watching him throughout his entire career. Looking forward to watching #5 go to the rafters next season.

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