Net Worth $60 Million
Retired ice hockey player Nicklas Lidstrom has an estimated net worth of $60 million. Prior to his retirement, he has spent 20 seasons playing in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Wings. On the final six seasons of his professional ice hockey career, he served as the team captain of the Red Wings. In 2012, he received an annual salary amounting to $6.2 million.
Also popular as The Perfect Human or Mr. Perfect, Nicklas Erick Lidstrom was born on April 28, 1970 in Krylbo Sweden. In 1991, he represented Sweden which won as the World Champion that year. He was named as the “NHL Player of the Decade” by the Sports Illustrated, as well as the Sporting News. He was also named by The Hockey News as the “Best European-trained player ever in the NHL“.
He debuted into the national hockey league after he was selected by the Detroit Red Wings as the 53rd overall pick of the 1989 NHL Draft. Throughout his entire career in the NHL, he has been a four-time recipient of Stanley Cups. He also received the James Norris Memorial Trophies seven times for having been named as the league’s top defensive player. He was named into the NHL All-Star Games twelve times, and lastly, he took home one Conn Smythe Trophy for winning as playoff MVP.