The Detroit Red Wings' stealth rebuild 

September, 12, 2011
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Nicklas LidstromJed Jacobsohn/Getty ImagesThe Red Wings have begun to prepare for the day Nicklas Lidstrom bows out of the NHL.
It's going to happen eventually, maybe even next summer. Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom will retire. He's back this year to defend his Norris Trophy, which he won at 41 years old, but it's quite possible this could be it.