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Yzerman Not Ready To Retire

from Scott Burnside of ESPN,
One by one, they asked themselves those life-altering questions and came up with the most difficult of answers. Stevens, Messier, Damphousse, Francis. "Adieu." "Thanks for the memories." "We've had enough." Steve Yzerman took that long, hard look into himself and came away with a different answer: Not yet. "You know, I'm comfortable with it and in some ways I look forward to it," Yzerman said. "As much as I'd like to compete, it's difficult. It gets old. You're battling; guys are big and strong and fast. You're fighting time. So in some ways, when it's over, I'll have a sense of relief. It's a lot of work and I enjoy doing it, but again I look forward to when it's over as well." Just not now.


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