Steve Yzerman

1965 - Today

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Stephen Gregory Yzerman (; born May 9, 1965) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player currently serving as executive vice president and general manager of the Detroit Red Wings, with whom he spent all 22 seasons of his NHL playing career. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, he is a Detroit sports icon and a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Yzerman has received more than 1,546,518 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Steve Yzerman is the 53rd most popular hockey player (down from 46th in 2019), the 584th most popular biography from Canada (down from 510th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Canadian Hockey Player.

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Among hockey players, Steve Yzerman ranks 53 out of 358Before him are Eduard Ivanov, Håkan Loob, Bert McCaffrey, Vladimir Vikulov, Pavol Demitra, and Pavel Datsyuk. After him are Brett Hull, Mats Sundin, Tomas Jonsson, Alexander Mogilny, Peter Bondra, and Esa Tikkanen.

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Among people born in 1965, Steve Yzerman ranks 397Before him are Marguerite MacIntyre, Manolo, WestBam, Jaime Bayly, Tim Armstrong, and Cheryl Hines. After him are Ramdev, Thomas Schönlebe, Maria Pitillo, Pata, Rei Sakuma, and Norman Whiteside.

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Among people born in Canada, Steve Yzerman ranks 584 out of 1,130Before him are Melody Anderson (1955), Jean Charest (1958), Eric Johnson (1979), Davidson Black (1884), Anne Heggtveit (1939), and Christian Cage (1973). After him are Barbara Hannigan (1971), John Rutsey (1952), Angela Hewitt (1958), Missy Peregrym (1982), Lindy Booth (1979), and Ryder Hesjedal (1980).


Among hockey players born in Canada, Steve Yzerman ranks 19Before him are Art Ross (1885), Bernie Geoffrion (1931), Ernie Collett (1895), Mark Messier (1961), Bobby Clarke (1949), and Bert McCaffrey (1893). After him are Brett Hull (1964), Andy Bathgate (1932), Joe Sakic (1969), Sidney Crosby (1987), Paul Coffey (1961), and Ray Bourque (1960).