Steve Yzerman is a famous retired Canadian ice hockey player. Steve Yzerman played for the Detroit Red Wings his entire NHL career from 1983 to 2006.
Early Life and Childhood
Steve Yzerman was born on May 9, 1965 in Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada. Steve is currently 56 years old. He is of American-Canadian nationality and is of the Christian religion. Likewise, his birth sign is Taurus. Speaking of her parents, Steve was born to his father, Ron Yzerman, and mother, Jean Yzerman. Likewise, he has four siblings with whom he grew up; Gray Yzerman, Christopher Yzerman, Ronnie-Jean Yzerman and Michael Yzerman.
On the way to his educational background, Steve graduated from Bell High School. Details about his further education are not available at the moment.
working life and career
Steve started his career by playing for the junior ice hockey team called the Nepean Raiders. He then played for the Peterborough Petes. He later joined his longtime team, the Detroit Red Wings. He became captain soon after and played as captain for two decades. Steve was only 21 years old when he took up his captaincy.
In 1997, the Detroit Red Wings won the Stanely Cup Finals against the Philadelphia Flyers. After winning the cup under his leadership, Steve became very popular.
Steve has represented his country in many international tournaments including the Olympics. Steve won an Olympic gold medal in 2002. After retiring in 2006, he also assisted as general manager for Team Canada during and won the 2007 IIHF World Championship. During his time as captain, the Detroit Red Wings won the Stanley Cup three times (i.e. 1997, 1998, 2002).
On July 3, 2006, Steve retired from hockey. In his last match, he had the seventh unmatched driving score in NHL history. After retiring as a player, Steve worked in the club’s front office. In addition, Steve also served as General Chief of the Tampa Bay Lightning. In addition, Steve has served as an Official Executive at two Olympic Games for Team Canada.
Per the one-year agreement, Steve announced that he had left the post of Lightning General Administrator on September 11, 2018. However, he has agreed to remain with them as group trainer to owner and agent Jeffrey Vinik.
net worth and achievements
Steve has made a decent amount of money throughout his career. his estimate net worth is over US$50 million as of 2020. Steve has gained this massive amount of real estate and assets from his NHL career. In addition, Steve currently receives an annual salary of $2.4 million from his club.
A talented ice hockey player, Steve has won multiple awards. His awards include NHL All-Star Game Roster (1984, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1997, 1999, 2000), Lester B. Pearson Award (1989), Conn Smythe Trophy (1998), NHL First Team All-Star (2000), Frank J. Selke Trophy (2000), Stanley Cup Winner – as a Player (1997, 1998, 2002), Stanley Cup Winner – as an Executive (2008), Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (2003) , and Lester Patrick Trophy (2006).
Steve Yzerman has married his longtime girlfriend Lisa Brennan on June 10, 1989. The couple share three children together named Isabella Katherine, Maria Charlotte and Sophia Rose. Steve lives a happy life with his family. Speaking of previous relationships, there is no information about them.
Steve is tall and has maintained a decent physique as a player. Steve has one height 5 feet 11 inches (1.84 m) and weighing 84 kg (185 lbs.). Likewise, his body measurements (chest-waist-biceps) are 44-32-14.5 inches. Also, Steve has brown hair with dark brown eyes.
When it comes to social media, Steve has always been far from it. He does have one Twitter Account with 1490 followers, he has been inactive there since 2016. Steve lives his resigned life peacefully away from social websites.