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Nicklas Lidstrom
Nicklas Lidstrom

Nicklas Lidstrom

The Pursuit of Perfection


288 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Cloth, Mobipocket, PDF, EPUB

Cloth, $28.00 (US $28.00) (CA $38.00)

Publication Date: October 2019

ISBN 9781629375359

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Oct 2019)


eBook Editions Available

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An essential read for all hockey fans, featuring rare color photos from Lidstrom's personal collection

Nicklas Lidstrom is nothing short of a Hockeytown deity, and his number 5 hangs high in Detroit as a symbol of leadership, longevity, and unparalleled defensive talent. The beloved Red Wings captain opens up about his life and career for the first time in the English language in this authorized biography which spans the Hall of Famer's entire NHL journey. Nicklas Lidstrom: Captain Fantastic takes fans on a memorable tour which includes Lidstrom's early life in Sweden, his 20 season in Detroit and four Stanley Cup championships, and his taste of Olympic gold with the Tre Konor. It also includes insights on more personal matters and unique challenges Lidstrom faced as well as photos from Lidstrom's personal collection.

Author Biography

Gunnar Nordström is a Los Angeles-based journalist covering the NHL for the Expressen newspaper in Sweden. He is the author of several books, including Lidström: Captain Fantastic, published in Sweden by Sportforlaget.Bob Duff is a longtime sports columnist, who has written extensively for the Windsor Star,, and Hockey Weekly. His work has also appeared in the Hockey News, Beckett Hockey, Faceoff, and Prospects magazine. He is the author of several books about hockey, including The First Season: 1917-18 and the Birth of the NHL and If These Walls Could Talk: Detroit Red Wings, with Ken Daniels.