Steve Yzerman

NHL Legend Steve Yzerman Full Name: Steve Yzerman


Profession: NHL Legend
Why Famous: Played his entire NHL career with the Detroit Red Wings. He served as captain for over 1300 games, making him the longest-serving captain of any team in North American major league sports history.

He led the Red Wings to three Stanley Cup Championships. He was also executive director of Team Canada for the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics, winning two consecutive gold medals.

Born: May 9, 1965 (52 years old)
Star Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada

Married Life

  • 1989-06-10 Detroit Red Wings NHL player Steve Yzerman (24) weds Lisa Brennan

Historical Events in the Life of Steve Yzerman

  • 1986-10-07 Steve Yzerman is named captain of the Detroit Red Wings, a title he would hold for over 1,300 games
  • 1999-11-26 Steve Yzerman scores his 600th career goal
  • 2006-04-03 Steve Yzerman scores his final NHL goal (#692) against the Calgary Flames
  • 2006-07-03 Steve Yzerman officially retires from the NHL, finishing with 692 goals and 1755 points

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