Another Retirement Marks the Slow Sunset of Sports Video Games' Greatest Roster

Today, the four-time Stanley Cup champion and seven-time Norris Trophy winner Nicklas Lidstrom retired. All of Lidstrom's 1,564 games were played for a single team, the Detroit Red Wings, and all but one of his 20 seasons were spent on EA Sports' NHL »5/31/12 6:30pm5/31/12 6:30pm series, whose is one of the greatest console sports video games ever.