Monday, July 9, 2012
View photos of the former Detroit Red Wing's house.
Former Red Wing Nicklas Lidstrom's house at 47725 Bellagio Drive in Novi has been sold, according to Realtor John Goodman. The house, which was built in 2004, was listed for $2.9 million, but Goodman said the house was not sold for the full listing price. The home had been on the market for 21 days, according to AOL Real Estate. Goodman could not release the name of the person who bought the house, who he said made a cash offer and is filling out the paperwork Tuesday. Goodman said the sale was the highest sale in Bellagio, but could not release the purchase price. The house in Bellagio is 6,956 square feet and is in the Northville School District. It has five bedrooms with five full bathrooms and three half-bathrooms. The house has a four…
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Superstar defenseman caps 20-season NHL career in Detroit.
It's official. Longtime Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom is retiring. Lidstrom, 42, lives in Novi with his family during the hockey season and had been debating whether to retire after playing for 20 seasons in the NHL. Lidstrom announced his decision Thursday during a press conference alongside Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch and general manager Ken Holland. Lidstrom was named captain of the Red Wings for the 2006-07 season following the retirement of longtime captain Steve Yzerman. In his address to the media, Lidstrom thanked Holland for assembling a competitive Detroit team each year. "I never even wanted to leave Detroit," he said. "I always believed in this team, and this organization and what they would do to win another …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The Red Wings have called for an announcement at 11 a.m.
The Detroit Red Wings announced they will be holding a press conference Thursday morning with defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom and general manager Ken Holland. So the big question on everyone's mind is, is Lidstrom retiring? Lidstrom, 42, lives in Novi with his family during the hockey season and has been debating whether to retire after playing for 20 seasons in the NHL. He has won four Stanley Cups and seven Norris trophies, which recognize the top defensive player in the NHL each year. What do you think - will Lidstrom be retiring? How will the Red Wings handle the loss?