Longtime Red Wings captain Yzerman retires

Updated: July 3, 2006, 8:04 PM ET
Associated Press

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 ...

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