Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 07/03/06 at 03:28 PM ET
The Captain has called it a career. Center Steve Yzerman, a Red Wing since 1983 and their captain since 1986, announced Monday afternoon that he had retired from playing hockey. “I feel very relieved and very comfortable,” Yzerman said at a news conference at Joe Louis Arena. “I want to let everyone know I’ve decided to retire, to hang up my skates.”continued added 2:59pm, Great photo gallery of Yzerman through the years at the Detroit News. added 3:26pm, via the Detroit News, Reaction from Gretzky, Lemieux and Bettman on Steve's retirement. added 4:42pm, VCOE tries to cheer up Wings fans!
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