February 20, 2014 at 3:32 pm

City Theatre to host viewing party for Nicklas Lidstrom jersey retirement March 6

Nicklas Lidstrom will have his jersey number retired March 6. (David Guralnick / Detroit News)

City Theatre in Detroit will host a viewing party March 6 for the retirement of former Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstromís jersey number, the team announced Thursday.

Lidstrom will have his No. 5 jersey retired before the Wings-Avalanche game that night. City Theatre, located inside Hockeytown Cafe, will show the ceremony at Joe Louis Arena, and Lidstrom will make an appearance to unveil a plaque featuring his jersey number.

Tickets, which are $25, $35 and $50, are available at the City Theatre, Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics, by calling 800-745-3000 and at DetroitRedWings.com and OlympiaEntertainment.com.