Nicklas Lidstrom agrees to 1-year deal

Updated: June 20, 2011, 5:14 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Nicklas Lidstrom proved to himself he is still one of the NHL's best defensemen last season and that is good news for Detroit fans.

The 41-year-old Lidstrom will return for a 20th season with the Red Wings.

"Coming off this season, helped me to make this decision," Lidstrom said after agreeing to a one-year deal worth $6.2 million, same as last year.

Lidstrom is a Norris Trophy finalist for the 11th time in 13 seasons. If he wins the award for being the league's ...

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