Nov. 12, 2000. Anaheim, CA. On our way to a (then, Mighty) Ducks-Red Wings game, my friend and I engage in a discussion about who the best players on either team are. Halfway into the conversation, he mentions "Lidstrom" and "overrated" in the same sentence. After threatening him with physical violence should he ever string these two words together again, we move on to other subjects. We had good seats that day. Just this side of home ice, about six rows back from the glass. During the second period, Paul Kariya builds up a head of steam in his own end and starts busting down the right side with the puck. He ditches a poke check from Sergei Fedorov at the red line. He makes a move to the middle in the neutral zone. He's now flying towards Detroit's zone. Lidstrom skates laterally across th ...
Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NHL
Article written by Matt Hutter