A cool behind-the-scenes look into the Nick’s preparation for games.
“How could anyone that good be that humble?” asks his coach, Mike Babcock.
Basically a video of praise about Nick. He won a gold medal, four Stanley Cups, and a plethora of personal awards; his career has been a non-stop accomplishment tour.
And one of my favorites of all-time. Nick scoring from center ice in the playoffs. As a Detroit sports fan, it’s sad seeing this class act go.
-First European-born and trained Norris Trophy winner (2000–01).
-First European-born and trained Conn Smythe Trophy winner (2001–02).
-Fourth defenseman (and first European-born and trained defenseman) in NHL to win James Norris Memorial Trophy three years running (2001–2003, 2006–2008), and third seven-time Norris Trophy winner.
-First European-born and trained captain of a Stanley Cup-winning team (2008).
-First European-born and trained defenceman to reach 1,000 points.
-Sixth defenceman (and 28th player overall) to reach 855 career assists.
-Most regular season games played by a player born in Europe, any position (1564).
-Most regular season games played by a player in a career spent with only one team (1564).
-Most regular season wins played in (900).
-Active leader in games played any position (1564).
-Oldest player ever to record his first hat trick (40 years old)
-Oldest defenceman ever to record a hat trick (40 years old)
-Oldest Norris Trophy winner (41 years, 57 days) (2010–2011)