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#1 The Axe

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 07:56 PM

Get your ass out of retirement and give us one more half of a season. No "but"s, Nick.

#2 Electrophile

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 08:04 PM

No.  He's retired, it's over. 


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Posted 02 January 2013 - 08:07 PM

If only he didn't have a press conference after the retirement, then he'd have the face to pull a Forsberg. He's not pulling a Favre, imo.

 

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#4 Electrophile

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 08:13 PM

No, he's retired, that's over too.  Steve's not coming back, Kris Draper isn't coming back, Chris Osgood isn't coming back, Kirk Maltby isn't coming back, no one is coming back.

 

It's time to move out of the past and step into the present.


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#5 Crymson

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Posted 02 January 2013 - 09:04 PM

Even if by some miracle he decided he wanted to play again, NHL rules would prohibit him from returning until the beginning of the 2013-2014 season.

 

In other words, no way.



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Posted 02 January 2013 - 09:45 PM

The man gave his heart and soul to the Red Wings organization for two decades. Everything about Nick's character alone makes this suggestion unrealistic and selfish.

 

Enjoy retirement, #5.


 
 
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#7 IrishWing19

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 08:14 AM

Also, sine he announced his retirement publicly he isn't allowed play for one season. Not to mention he sold his house in Detroit and moved his family back to Sweden.



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Posted 03 January 2013 - 08:27 AM

Tried to post this once and it vanished.  Please excuse me if this is a double.

 

I'll agree with the sentiment that it would be nice to have Lidstrom back, but that's as far as I'll go.

 

Enjoy your retirement, Nick.  You deserve it.

 

(Although if you get too bored...)


Edited by 55fan, 03 January 2013 - 08:27 AM.


#9 Hockeymom1960

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 09:21 AM

Can't we just clone him, maybe a younger Nick? 


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#10 Z Winged Dangler

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 02:22 PM

Can't we just clone him, maybe a younger Nick? 

He made kids. No Lidstrom will ever wear a different jersey than Wings/Sweden!

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