Video: Red Wings retire Lidstrom’s jersey

24 Comments

Things are pretty shaky for the Detroit Red Wings as of this moment, but Thursday represents a chance to look back at the not-so-distant past, as they retired Nicklas Lidstrom’s No. 5 tonight.

Here’s video of the ceremony:

One of the night’s most touching moments involved a salute to Vladimir Konstantinov:

The honor meant a lot to Lidstrom, even if he didn’t immediately know everything about retired numbers in Hockeytown: