January 12, 1998 | L. Jon Wertheim
Detroit's Nicklas Lidstrom talks softly but carries a big stick, as the NHL's top defenseman
February 23, 1998 | Pierre McGuire
With the Olympic break upon us, here are some awards for the first half of the NHL season.
July 19, 1999 | Michael Farber
Red wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom has given his agent, Don Meehan, permission to negotiate a new contract with Detroit, indicating that Lidstrom is leaning toward rejecting an offer from Västerås of the Swedish...
October 04, 1999
When only the superlative—like Sabres goalie Dominik Hasek—will do, here are SI's choices of the players, coaches and general managers to call on
October 04, 1999 | Kostya Kennedy
Imagine if Nicklas Lidstrom had left Detroit. Imagine if he had spurned millions of U.S. dollars and the glitz of the NHL for the safety, the school systems and the silver snowfalls of his native Sweden. Imagine how...