Steve Yzerman

To locals, he was simply known as “The Captain.” Unfortunately overshadowed by two guys named Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux over most of his career, Steve Yzerman finally got the respect he deserved in 1997 when he finally led the Detroit Red Wings to that ever-elusive Stanley Cup, a drought of 42 years had ended. 
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Though the Detroit Red Wings have been around since the 1926-27 season, they’ve only had a few 50-goal scorers don the winged wheel – only six, in fact. While the NHL underwent a scoring revolution in the 1970s and 80s, the Red Wings were deep in the midst of their “Dead Wings” era and did
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There was only one game played on June 16, and it brought the Stanley Cup back to Motown for the second straight year. This date in National Hockey League also saw a very memorable draft and more honors for two of the most decorated defensemen to ever play in the league. Back-to-Back Sweeps for Red
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Today’s history lesson is full of great Stanley Cup Playoff memories, including exciting overtime goals, huge offensive performances, and big-time goaltending. Plus, a Hall of Famer and favorite in Motown is celebrating another trip around the sun. It’s “The Captain’s” Birthday Happy Birthday, Stevie Y! (Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios via Getty Images Studios/Getty Images)
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The trade market is not unlike most other markets you find in the world. There are certain “items” that always sell for a high price, and there are others that are practically a dime a dozen. But, much like the stock market, other items see their value fluctuate depending on supply and demand, market trends
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Last season, Steve Yzerman, general manager of the Detroit Red Wings, made two quick trades within the first month or so of the 2019-20 season. He made a deal with the Chicago Blackhawks to acquire winger Brendan Perlini, and then 10 days later, he acquired forward Robby Fabbri from the St. Louis Blues. With the
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It is time for our daily look back and the big events in National Hockey League history. Jan. 5 has given us plenty of memories including some NHL firsts, major personal milestones and brand-new all-time records. Let’s get the journey back through time started! A First Time for Everything The Montreal Canadiens played their first
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This date in National Hockey League history has seen a little bit of everything. There were a handful of firsts throughout the league, from first goals to first overtime wins. Some all-time greats racked up hat tricks while some others reached personal milestones and set new records. A Historic Date in Boston Just two days
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