Wings' Lidstrom Looks Back on Tough Series
Prisuta, Mike, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
DETROIT -- Red Wings captain Nicklas Lidstrom, a 17-year veteran, six-time Norris Trophy winner and four-time Stanley Cup champion, assessed the 2009 Stanley Cup Final against the Penguins as the "toughest" postseason series of his storied NHL career.
It ended in the toughest fashion imaginable for Lidstrom and the Red Wings, with a 2-1, Cup-securing victory for the Penguins in Game 7 on Friday night at Joe Louis Arena.
Lidstrom had a chance to tie the score just before the third period expired but was denied on a shot from the face-off circle to Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury's right.
After making an initial stop, Fleury was able to move left …
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