from Bob Duff of Duffer’s Dabbles at the Windsor Star, Six-time Norris Trophy-winning defenceman Nicklas Lidstrom, captain of the Detroit Red Wings and a career scorer of 229 National Hockey League goals, goes into Thursday’s game at Joe Louis Arena against the Carolina Hurricanes without a goal in his last 42 games. As puzzling a development as that may be, both Lidstrom and Wings coach Mike Babcock see logical reasons as to the cause of the drought. “I’m not really thinking that much about it,” Lidstrom said. “I think I could look more to shoot the puck. My shot’s still there. It’s more a case of getting it through and shooting at the right moment.”Babcock believes a litany of factors have played a role in Lidstrom’s goal-scoring woes. “Our power play hasn’t been any good now for 20...

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