Thursday morning, NHL Network will carry the Detroit Red Wings press conference that will unveil the future of celebrated captain Niklas Lidstrom. It’s expected that the Wings will announce that the 42 year old defenseman will call it a career. And he’s had a great career that has spanned 20 consecutive playoff appearances with Detroit plus winning the Norris Trophy seven times for Best Defenseman in the league.
NHL Network will celebrate Lidstrom by airing the NHL 36 documentary that focused on him and was originally shown on NBC Sports Network earlier in the season before and after the press conference.
The presser is scheduled for 11 a.m. ET. NHL.com will also stream the event live.
NEW YORK (May 30, 2012) – NHL Network will broadcast live and NHL.com will stream the Detroit Red Wings news conference featuring team Executive Vice President & General Manager Ken Holland and captain Nicklas Lidstrom Thursday, May 31, beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET.
Before and after the news conference, NHL Network will air NHL 36: Nicklas Lidstrom beginning at 10:30 a.m. ET.
NHL Network Broadcast Schedule for May 31 (All Times Eastern)
10:30 a.m. — NHL 36: Nicklas Lidstrom
11:00 a.m. — Red Wings News Conference
After News Conference — NHL 36: Nicklas Lidstrom
5:00 p.m. — NHL Live
10:00 p.m. — NHL Tonight: Stanley Cup Final
That will do it.