On Friday night, he was out on the town, taking in bits of the Tigers game before heading over to Joe Louis Arena for the Red Hot Chili Peppers concert.
At one point during the show, RHCP drummer Chad Smith, who grew up a Red Wings fan in Bloomfield Hills where he graduated from Lahser High School, gave a little speech about how he grew up in Michigan and has had some great memories at the Joe. He then talked a little about Lidstrom before announcing that he was in the building and coming on stage.
Lidstrom then entered stage left to an electric ovation. After almost a minute of cheers, Lidstrom got on the mic and said that, despite having some incredible moments at the Joe over the past 20 years, this -- this moment at a RHCP concert -- "might top it all:"