Morning Skate: Wings did the right thing 

December, 27, 2007
12/27/07
4:05
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The Wings gave their fans (and themselves) a late Christmas gift, signing all-world defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom to a two-year extension that will keep him in Hockeytown through 2010.

And, the total cost -- $14.9 million -- is a bargain when you consider exactly what the 37-year-old defenseman brings to the rink.

GM Ken Holland, who has joked that he'd be announcing his own retirement about five minutes after Lidstrom decides to hang up the skates, knows what the defenseman brings.

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