NHL  > General NHL  > Arguement for Nick Lidstrom as possibly best dman of all time vs Mr Orr
April 16, 2009, 09:56 PM
Games played-1330 games played-657
goals-228 goals-270
assists-769 assists-645
points-997 points-915
plus/minus +409 no stats but in 70/71 he was +124 amazing
playoff stats
games-214 games-74
goals-42 goals-26
assists-107 assists-66
points-149 points-92
NHL first team allstar 9 yrs NHL first team allstar 9 yrs
allstar appearances 10 allstar appearances 9
4 stanley cups 2 stanley cups
6 norris trophies 8 norris trophies
1 conn smythe 2 conn smythe
1 olympic gold medal 3 hart=MVP
2 art ross
1 lester b pearson
runner up norris 3 times 1 calder-rookie
You do have to at least agree that he is a very close second to Mr Orr.Lidstorm isnt the best scoring Dman in History that goes to Mr Coffey and Mr Orr,but I would say Nick is a better defensive Dman.Nick won the cup the same year he won the gold.Nick should win his 7th Norris this year one behind Mr Orr.By the way i didnt say he was the best I said probably the best next to Mr Orr.I do use respect to the greatest players ever!!!Oh ya I forgot I dont have any Hockey Knowlege!!!!LOL

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