Steve Yzerman

DETROIT, MI - MARCH 06:  Detroit Red Wings Nick Lidstrom jersey retirement ceremony at Joe Louis Arena on March 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ceremony To Retire Lidstrom’s No. 5 Celebrates More Than Just No. 5

Amid smoke and flashing lights, a large red banner emerged from a big black box, and No. 5 ascended gracefully, regally, to the rafters.

CBS Detroit–03/06/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 31: Steve Yzerman #19 of the Detroit Red Wings skates in the first period against the Toronto Maple Leafs during the 2013 Hockeytown Winter Festival Alumni Showdown on December 31, 2013 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Steve Yzerman Very Happy He Decided To Play in Alumni Game [VIDEO]

“It was pretty neat” Yzerman said about the huge ovation he received when his name was announced to the Comerica Park crowd. 

97.1 The Ticket–01/02/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 25: Steve Yzerman of teh Tampa Bay Lightning works the draft floor during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft at Staples Center on June 25, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Yzerman Made Classy Move By Playing In Alumni Game

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.

97.1 The Ticket–12/11/2013

DETROIT - APRIL 7:  Steve Yzerman #19 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Joe Louis Arena on April 7, 2006 in Detroit, Michigan. The Red Wings defeated the Blue Jackets 6-5 in a shootout. (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Steve Yzerman Commits To 2013 Maple Leafs Vs. Red Wings Alumni Showdown

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™.

97.1 The Ticket–12/10/2013

Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings tries to split the defense of Niklas Hjalmarsson #4 and Duncan Keith #2 of the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period in Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 20, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ken Holland Talks Yzerman in Alumni Game And Gustav Nyquist

The Wings seem like they are snake bit right now.

97.1 The Ticket–11/19/2013

NEWARK, NJ - JUNE 30: Vice President & General Manager, Alternate Governor Steve Yzerman of the Tampa Bay Lightning looks on during the 2013 NHL Draft at the Prudential Center on June 30, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Alumni Game Doesn’t Seem To Be Priority For Steve Yzerman But It Should Be

Fans remember different things about former Wings captain Steve Yzerman, but I remember the waiting.

97.1 The Ticket–11/11/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07:  Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings is is introduced prior to playing the Ottawa Senators at Joe Louis Arena on October 7, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 5-3. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Nicklas Lidstrom Is The Greatest Red Wings Player All Time

This by no means meant as disrespect for Gordie Howe, who many feel is the greatest hockey player of all time

97.1 The Ticket–05/31/2012

Former Red Wing, Steve Yzerman. (Getty Images)

Yzerman To Run Canada’s 2014 Olympic Hockey Team

Steve Yzerman will lead Canada’s hockey team at a second straight Winter Olympics.

97.1 The Ticket–03/06/2012

Former Red Wing, Steve Yzerman. (Getty Images)

Terry Foster: Job Should Keep Steve Yzerman Off The Ice

Steve Yzerman can’t play in the Wings-Maple Leafs alumni game the way he wants.

97.1 The Ticket–02/13/2012

Former Red Wing, Steve Yzerman. (Getty Images)

Red Wings, Bowman, Yzerman Mourn McCrimmon

The entire Detroit Red Wings team was among the mourners at Brad McCrimmon’s funeral Saturday.

97.1 The Ticket–09/21/2011

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