Gordie Howe is the oldest player ever to play in Detroit, but today it is Nick Lidstrom
Eric Lindros was never a contracted player for the Detroit Red Wings.
The Red Wings play in the central division.
This is really matter of opinion but it's said to be Gordy Howe. A legendary forward from the Detroit Red Wings. He was also the oldest player to ever play. He retired at 55 years of age.
Nickolas lidstrom against San Jose sharks
Tuesday May 10, 2011 at 8:00 PM eastern time
The Red Wings currently have 15 Canadian players on their roster.
Yes, He played goalie for the Wings