Longtime Red Wings captain Yzerman retires
DETROIT -- Steve Yzerman's playing career is over, yet the longtime Detroit Red Wings captain isn't leaving Hockeytown anytime soon.
Yzerman, who led the Red Wings to three Stanley Cup titles and spent his entire 23-year NHL career in Detroit, said he plans to stay with the organization while devoting more time to his family.
"I look forward to a future in the game of hockey with the Red Wings in some aspect," Yzerman said Monday as he announced his retirement at ...
Read full story
Steve Yzerman, the Red Wings' captain since 1986, retired last July after spending his entire 22-year career with Detroit and helping the Wings win back-to-back Stanley Cups in 1997-98. The team will honor Yzerman on Tuesday night.
• Yzerman announces retirement
• Burnside: Lunch pail superstar
• Hradek: Top 10 Stevie Y moments
• SportsNation: Your take?
• Yzerman gallery
• ESPN The Magazine profile
• Yzerman's career statistics