Steve Yzerman Biography

Stephen Gregory Yzerman is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player and current general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League. Yzerman played his entire National Hockey League career with the Detroit Red Wings and is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Prior to the 1986–87 season at the age of 21, Yzerman was named captain of the Red Wings and continuously served for the next two decades, retiring as the longest-serving captain of any team in North American major league sports history. Once voted to be the most popular athlete in Detroit sports history, locals often simply refer to Yzerman as "The Captain." Yzerman led the Wings to five first-place regular season finishes and three Stanley Cup championships.

Yzerman won numerous awards during his career, including the Lester B. Pearson Award in the 1988–89 NHL season, the Conn Smythe Trophy in 1998, the Selke Trophy as the league's best defensive forward in 2000, and the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy for perseverance in 2003. He was a ten-time NHL All-Star, a First Team All-Star in 2000, and a member of the All-Rookie Team in 1984. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Steve Yzerman
Nationality:
Canada
Profession:
Ice hockey player
Date of Birth:
May 9, 1965 (53)
Astrological Sign:
Taurus
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