Steve Yzerman concedes it feels odd to be facing the Detroit Red Wings in the opening round of the playoffs.
Amid smoke and flashing lights, a large red banner emerged from a big black box, and No. 5 ascended gracefully, regally, to the rafters.
“It was pretty neat” Yzerman said about the huge ovation he received when his name was announced to the Comerica Park crowd.
I have to admit that I’m shocked! I didn’t think there was even a small chance that Steve Yzerman would take part in the New Year’s Eve Alumni game but I was wrong.
The Detroit Red Wings today announced that former captain Steve Yzerman has committed to the team’s alumni roster for the 2013 Maple Leafs vs. Red Wings Alumni Showdown™ on Tuesday, Dec. 31, at Comerica Park as part of the 2013 SiriusXM Hockeytown Winter Festival™.
The Wings seem like they are snake bit right now.
Fans remember different things about former Wings captain Steve Yzerman, but I remember the waiting.
This by no means meant as disrespect for Gordie Howe, who many feel is the greatest hockey player of all time
Steve Yzerman will lead Canada’s hockey team at a second straight Winter Olympics.
Steve Yzerman can’t play in the Wings-Maple Leafs alumni game the way he wants.