Steve Yzerman

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Steve Yzerman said : “I think he’s got good puck skills, he’s got a good shot, he’s worked extremely hard on his skating,” External link

mlive Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “He can really shoot the puck, he’s got an instinct for getting open,” External link

mlive Monday, September 16, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “I had the pleasure of playing with Niklas early in his career, and it was evident from his first season what a special player and person he would become,” External link

mlive Tuesday, September 3, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “Niklas has a sharp hockey mind and is highly respected in the hockey world,” “He has the makeup and work ethic of someone who will have a very successful career in management, and I am thrilled that he will remain with the franchise on the hockey operations staff” External link

mlive Tuesday, September 3, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “There’s obviously several very high-profile, very good, young players out there,” “If this is a trend, I really don’t know. I’m curious to see how it plays out” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, July 4, 2019 3:47:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's obviously several very high-profile, very good, young players out there," "If this is a trend, I really don't know. I'm curious to see how it plays out" External link

wftv Thursday, July 4, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “There’s obviously several very high-profile, very good, young players out there,” “If this is a trend, I really don’t know. I’m curious to see how it plays out” External link

seattletimes Thursday, July 4, 2019 1:59:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's obviously several very high-profile, very good, young players out there," "If this is a trend, I really don't know. I'm curious to see how it plays out" External link

actionnewsjax Thursday, July 4, 2019 1:56:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “Being new to the organization, I want to proceed somewhat slowly, kind of get to know what we have in the organization,” External link

mlive Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “We had a hole in the middle; (we have) Dylan Larkin, Frans Nielsen, Luke Glendening down the middle, potentially (Jacob) de la Rose can play there, Abby (Justin Abdelkader) can even play there, Darren Helm could play there,” External link

mlive Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “He’s a big, strong, solid, defensive defenseman,” External link

mlive Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “We wanted to put a goaltender with some experience to partner with (Larsson), a guy who’s a good leader for a young goaltender, someone with a good work ethic and high character,” “He’s got NHL experience and can up and play games should we need him to. He’s proven he can do that, excellent in the American Hockey League. Maybe the biggest reason is we really liked the character and the attitude that he has so he’ll be a benefit to the young goalies and the young players in the system” External link

mlive Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “I don’t want to fill it just to fill it just because it gives us some options for some of our younger players to see if they’re ready, and it leaves opportunity maybe for something to come along between now and the start of the regular season,” “So, I’m not really in a hurry, but if I could add another winger, I would consider that. And potentially maybe look at another defenseman. But we weigh adding another one versus just leaving a spot for one of our younger guys on the roster, maybe decide it at training camp or after training camp. If the right player and the right contract comes along, we would consider signing another one” External link

mlive Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “If they’re ready to play, they’re going to push somebody out and we’ll deal with it at that time,” “It gives us a little protection if they’re not ready to go in the fall” External link

mlive Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “Get to know the kids a little bit and try to set them up, educate them if they need it,” External link

mlive Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “He has excellent hockey sense. Obviously a big kid at 6-foot-3. Real good skater. In our opinion he’s one of the top defensemen in the draft,” “Our next pick was 35. We had to make a decision. He wasn’t going to be there at 35” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, June 22, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “I wasn’t really going by position. I think anyone we would have picked we would have felt we were filling a need,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, June 22, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “He has excellent hockey sense. Obviously a big kid at 6-foot-3. Real good skater. In our opinion he’s one of the top defensemen in the draft,” “Our next pick was 35. We had to make a decision. He wasn’t going to be there at 35” External link

seattletimes Saturday, June 22, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “I wasn’t really going by position. I think anyone we would have picked we would have felt we were filling a need,” External link

seattletimes Saturday, June 22, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “What I did as a player is done,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, May 25, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “What I did as a player is done,” External link

seattletimes Saturday, May 25, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Pat Verbeek is one of the brightest minds and hardest workers in the game and has been a trusted and valued resource to me throughout my management career," "He played a pivotal role in helping build the Lightning into a Stanley Cup contender throughout his tenure with the organization. I'm very excited to have Pat on board in Detroit and look forward to continuing to work alongside him" External link

clickondetroit Monday, May 6, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “Pat Verbeek is one of the brightest minds and hardest workers in the game and has been a trusted and valued resource to me throughout my management career,” External link

mlive Monday, May 6, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "This is going to take time," External link

fox13memphis Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

fox13memphis Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:53:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:53:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit with the Red Wings," External link

wsau Saturday, April 20, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman told : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit with the Red Wings," External link

upi Saturday, April 20, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "This is going to take time," External link

miamiherald Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

miamiherald Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Upon retirement, I went into the front office, and he was incredibly welcoming and took the time and the interest to educate me and share," "He put me in a process I really enjoyed, and I learned a lot. I’m really appreciative of the mentorship, the friendship. I was incredibly impressed how he treated me. I really have great admiration for him" External link

mlive Saturday, April 20, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "This is going to take time," External link

wsoctv Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

wsoctv Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit," External link

good4utah Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

good4utah Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “I’m extremely excited to be back in Detroit,” External link

cknw Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:24:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “There’s a lot of work to be done,” “We’ve been through this before” External link

cknw Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:24:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I would like to start by saying I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit with the Red Wings," "This city, Red Wings fans, the state of Michigan were incredibly supportive of me throughout the ups and downs of my playing career. I am very excited to return to the organization and join the Red Wings again with our goal of getting the team back in contention for Stanley Cups and the championships that has come to be expected here in Detroit" External link

clickondetroit Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said ( about Ken Holland ) : "To Ken Holland, I'm going to start by saying, as the general manager for 22 years in Detroit, he has had a phenomenal tenure here in Detroit," External link

clickondetroit Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "After we get through today, it's time for me to get to work," "There's a lot of work to be done. This organization and this fan base, as you all know, is used to winning and being successful. We've got a lot of work to do, and depending on your age, you know that this takes time. We've been through this before. It's up and down for an organization. It takes time, and I caution everyone and temper the excitement that this is going to take time" External link

clickondetroit Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "It's imperative that we do well in the draft," External link

clickondetroit Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I believe the foundation is here for a good core of players," External link

clickondetroit Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “I’m extremely excited to be back in Detroit,” External link

globalnews Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:40:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “There’s a lot of work to be done,” “We’ve been through this before” External link

globalnews Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:40:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “I’m extremely excited to be back in Detroit with the Red Wings,” External link

mlive Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit," External link

chicagotribune Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:22:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

chicagotribune Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:22:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit," External link

wsoctv Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

wsoctv Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “I’m extremely honored to be named General Manager of the Red Wings,” “I’m very grateful to the Ilitches, both for their support when I left to become General Manager of the Lightning, and for their kindness in welcoming my family and me back to the organization. I’d also like to thank Ken Holland. I was fortunate to learn the management side of the game from Jim Devellano, Ken and others in the Red Wings organization for four seasons after I retired, and I’m very happy to have the opportunity to work alongside them once again. It was very humbling to be approached about returning home to become General Manager, and I’m looking forward to building on the exciting young core Ken has already put in place” External link

clickondetroit Friday, April 19, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit," External link

kiro7 Friday, April 19, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

kiro7 Friday, April 19, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit," External link

actionnewsjax Friday, April 19, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

actionnewsjax Friday, April 19, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit," External link

wftv Friday, April 19, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

wftv Friday, April 19, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit," External link

fox13memphis Friday, April 19, 2019 11:02:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

fox13memphis Friday, April 19, 2019 11:02:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit," External link

CBC Friday, April 19, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

CBC Friday, April 19, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said ( about Guy Boucher ) : “Philosophically, without being specific, there’s a difference between myself and [Boucher],” External link

barrie Wednesday, December 12, 2018 10:45:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of factors," External link

tampabay Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:46:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "It's hard to play at that very extra high-level game in and game out," "It's really demanding. I was fortunate to be on the team that won two in a row. The next year when you lose, it doesn't feel any better. You don't sit there and say, 'It's OK, we just won two in a row.' You feel let down. It was an opportunity missed" External link

tampabay Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:09:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of luck and timing involved in winning," "It doesn't always go your way. It's hard to win one, let alone two" External link

tampabay Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:09:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "It's very difficult to find players of that caliber," External link

tampabay Thursday, October 5, 2017 8:05:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "It could be nine games, 10 games, 40 games," External link

tampabay Tuesday, October 3, 2017 1:10:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "It could be nine games, 10 games, 40 games, there's no rush," "We haven't decided our lineup for opening night. We'll decide that in a week" External link

tampabay Saturday, September 30, 2017 3:04:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "All of our guys were in the same situation as every other Floridian," External link

tampabay Sunday, September 17, 2017 2:43:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's some young players now that we think can really push for a spot on this team," External link

tampabay Friday, September 15, 2017 2:03:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We're in no rush to have to (make a decision)," "It's as simple as showing you're ready to play and as a defenseman you can handle the defensive responsibilities" External link

tampabay Wednesday, September 13, 2017 9:47:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "If any of our young players comes in and is going to be ready to play and have an impact, can make us better, we'll find a spot for him," "They've got to earn a spot. And returning players, they've got to earn their spots on the team" External link

tampabay Wednesday, September 13, 2017 9:47:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We're in a position to be better off in the future," "Now we've got to make some good decisions along the way to improve our team" External link

tampabay Thursday, March 2, 2017 8:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "If I do nothing (by the trade deadline), I probably lose a player off our roster that I prefer not to," External link

tampabay Thursday, March 2, 2017 8:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "These particular (decisions) had to be made at some point," "Our record dictated that we had to make them now" External link

tampabay Thursday, March 2, 2017 8:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “My message is: We’re still trying to make the playoffs,” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, February 28, 2017 5:15:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “Ultimately, when I decided to get it done (Sunday), that was the deal that made the most sense, and really, to be honest with you, was the only option I had,” “My options were to make this deal with L.A. or sit tight and go through the season” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, February 28, 2017 5:15:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “There’s a chance he will play again this season,” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, February 28, 2017 5:15:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Some of the short-term objectives, I guess, I weigh what is the return versus what I'm moving out," "We're going to do everything we can to make the playoffs. At least I'm going to make my decisions based on what gives us the best chance of winning a Stanley Cup whether that's now, a year from now or two years from now" External link

CBC Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:49:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "All in all, it's encouraging," External link

tampabay Thursday, February 23, 2017 10:01:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "If we want to, we can take advantage," "If there's an opportunity to make our team better, we will" External link

tampabay Thursday, February 23, 2017 10:01:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We're fighting to try to get one of the eight playoff spots," External link

tampabay Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:53:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "You're acquiring a player and forcing yourself to make another decision," "Protection issues, that is a factor in acquiring and trading players" External link

tampabay Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:53:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I think the deadline is changing, we've kind of watched that over the years that teams that are so-called buyers aren't as aggressive as they've been in the past," "So you might argue the other position, that picks become more valuable" External link

tampabay Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:53:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Right now, we're acting that we have to be in a situation to be compliant when both players come back," External link

tampabay Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:53:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I think we all would love a clearer picture of exactly what we want to do," "But it doesn't always work out that way" External link

tampabay Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:53:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We're trying to get him back to 100 percent strength and get him back to play," "When he returns to play, I don't have a date for you for that, either" External link

tampabay Friday, February 3, 2017 8:00:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "If I could do something that helped our team make a trade that identified a need for us — not just for this year, but going forward — I would do that and haven't been able to do that to this point," External link

tampabay Friday, February 3, 2017 4:26:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "If he wasn't going to play, if we put him on waivers, we think we'd lose him," "Just changing our roster a little bit" External link

tampabay Saturday, January 28, 2017 7:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "If he wasn't going to play, if we put him on waivers, we think we'd lose him," "Just changing our roster a little bit" External link

tampabay Friday, January 27, 2017 8:35:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We have our core and I want to add to that core," External link

tampabay Wednesday, January 11, 2017 5:05:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Our team competes really hard, and I think (Cooper) and his staff have done a really good job," External link

tampabay Wednesday, January 11, 2017 5:05:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We are in the process of evaluating options for repair and rehabilitation and will release more information as it becomes available," External link

CBC Thursday, November 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Our understanding is that this issue can be repaired and he can get back to full speed," External link

afp-en Thursday, November 17, 2016 4:28:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “We are in the process of evaluating options for repair and rehabilitation and will release more information as it becomes available,” External link

680news Thursday, November 17, 2016 3:08:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “We are in the process of evaluating options for repair and rehabilitation and will release more information as it becomes available,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, November 17, 2016 2:56:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "It's all part of the process," External link

tampabay Friday, September 30, 2016 4:41:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said ( about Nikita Kucherov ) : "It's a priority for us," "Nikita is an outstanding young player and young man. We're hopeful we can reach an agreement as soon as possible" External link

tampabay Friday, September 30, 2016 4:41:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said ( about Nikita Kucherov ) : "What the (Kucherov) contract ends up at will dictate what we need to do," "We'll do what we have to do to get under the cap" External link

tampabay Friday, September 30, 2016 4:41:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I think a lot of it is the system," "With the restricted free agents, there's not really a hard deadline. Closest deadline you can have is probably the first day of training camp or first day of the regular season. Because now both sides really got to make a decision, is the player willing to hold out? Every year, there's a half-dozen (doing it), and this year there seems to be a few more of the restricted free agents without arb rights not yet signed. And I would assume, history has shown, gradually over the next couple weeks they all eventually get signed" External link

tampabay Friday, September 30, 2016 4:41:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "He had a very good year in Switzerland," "He's a little older, been in the league, been through some ups and downs, the adversity he's had to face and challenges are just making him a better hockey player and a more mature young man" External link

tampabay Wednesday, July 20, 2016 5:34:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We're very comfortable doing a long-term contract at the right cap number with Alex," "He's been with us his entire career. He's a high-character young man, tremendously fit and part of the core of our team. We're trying to keep the core together as much as we can" External link

tampabay Monday, July 18, 2016 4:23:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We'll certainly try to get it done before the hearing," "But if we have to go, we have to go" External link

tampabay Monday, July 18, 2016 4:23:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We'll certainly try to get it done before the hearing," "But if we have to go, we have to go" External link

tampabay Sunday, July 17, 2016 11:55:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said ( about Victor Hedman ) : "With Stammer and Victor, these are the two cornerstones," External link

sltrib Sunday, July 3, 2016 2:37:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I have an idea in mind of what I want to do, and I really don't want to get into that with you," External link

tampabay Saturday, July 2, 2016 2:36:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “At the age of 26 I believe a player is really entering the prime of their career,” “He’s going into his peak years now. Regardless of what happens statistically, that to me is an indicator of playing your best hockey. I think Stammer’s best years are ahead of him” External link

denverpost Thursday, June 30, 2016 11:28:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "At the age of 26, I believe a player is really entering the prime of their career," "He's going into his peak years now. Regardless of what happens statistically, that to me is an indicator of playing your best hockey. I think Stammer's best years are ahead of him" External link

daytondailynews Thursday, June 30, 2016 10:46:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said ( about Steven Stamkos ) : “The contract that we agreed to is a number that (the Lightning presented) a while back. … Ultimately Steven was willing to accept,” External link

japantimes Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:42:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "At the age of 26 I believe a player is really entering the prime of their career," "He's going into his peak years now. Regardless of what happens statistically, that to me is an indicator of playing your best hockey. I think Stammer's best years are ahead of him" External link

daytondailynews Thursday, June 30, 2016 9:39:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "At the age of 26 I believe a player is really entering the prime of their career," "He's going into his peak years now. Regardless of what happens statistically, that to me is an indicator of playing your best hockey. I think Stammer's best years are ahead of him" External link

ABCnews Thursday, June 30, 2016 9:26:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Quite honestly, I didn't know how it was going to play out," "I hadn't given up hope, but I certainly wasn't expecting it to get done" External link

tampabay Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:57:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said ( about Steven Stamkos ) : "Stamkos is very loyal, he believes in the organization. He loves the city and the town," "He really wants to win and that's his No. 1 priority" External link

tampabay Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:57:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "At the age of 26, I believe a player is really entering the prime of their career," "Stammer's best years are ahead of him, whether it's 30-40-50 goals, you're playing your best all-around hockey, that's what we're counting on and expecting" External link

tampabay Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:57:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "The contract that we agreed to is a number that (the Lightning presented) a while back. ... Ultimately Steven was willing to accept," External link

ABCnews Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:19:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We are very appreciative of the effort and commitment that Steven and his representatives have exhibited in getting a deal done," External link

ABCnews Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:19:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Never given it a thought so maybe I should think about it," "It's an interesting idea. … Well, losing him for nothing or losing him for an asset? I'd love to get an asset for him" External link

tampabay Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:21:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I haven't ruled out anything just yet," External link

daytondailynews Sunday, June 26, 2016 11:49:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “I haven’t ruled out anything just yet,” External link

seattletimes Sunday, June 26, 2016 11:32:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I haven't ruled out anything just yet," External link

ABCnews Sunday, June 26, 2016 11:31:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Anthony is a very talented, and skilled young player," "It's more about Libor Hajek than about Anthony DeAngelo" External link

tampabay Sunday, June 26, 2016 1:25:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said ( about Steven Stamkos ) : "Losing (Stamkos) for nothing or losing him for an asset, I'd love to get an asset," External link

tampabay Saturday, June 25, 2016 7:42:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I would prefer to get an asset than lose one of these guys," "I think I will lose one in expansion" External link

tampabay Saturday, June 25, 2016 7:42:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "He's still the property of the Tampa Bay Lightning — until July 1," "Anything is possible. No doors have been closed" External link

tampabay Friday, June 24, 2016 5:59:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "If or when the time comes, if a deal makes sense, I'm prepared to do it," External link

tampabay Friday, June 24, 2016 5:59:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "if you can figure out a way I can get a top-five pick, I'm all for it" External link

tampabay Friday, June 24, 2016 5:59:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Obviously Stammer's situation has a significant impact on what we do moving forward, and what we can do," External link

tampabay Tuesday, June 21, 2016 2:04:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman told : "We're doing all we can to sign him," External link

tampabay Tuesday, June 21, 2016 2:04:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "At some point on other players, I have to make a decisions, whether it'd be restricted free agents, or potential trades or qualifying offers and things like that," "I've got to make decisions and they can't be put off forever" External link

tampabay Tuesday, June 21, 2016 2:04:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "To be honest with you, it's out of my control," "He's an unrestricted free agent on July 1. I can't force him to sign a contract with us if he doesn't want to. If he wants to go to July 1, he has that right" External link

tampabay Tuesday, June 21, 2016 2:04:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “The biggest thing I take away is his humility,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, June 15, 2016 9:06:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “The biggest thing I take away is his humility,” External link

japantimes Wednesday, June 15, 2016 11:18:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "The biggest thing I take away is his humility," External link

CBC Wednesday, June 15, 2016 5:50:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "The next two summers will kind of define our team the next seven or eight years," External link

tampabay Saturday, May 28, 2016 5:40:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Stammer's situation has a significant impact on what we do moving forward and what we can do moving forward," External link

tampabay Saturday, May 28, 2016 4:40:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We had our reasons for making the decisions we did at the time," "I can't look back and second-guess. It doesn't do any good. We made decisions at the time. And here we are today" External link

tampabay Saturday, May 28, 2016 4:40:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said ( about Jonathan Drouin ) : "He makes us a better team. It's as simple as that," "What he showed me, I think the best thing for this team right now is Jonathan Drouin on it" External link

tampabay Saturday, May 28, 2016 3:40:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
general manager39.94%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
manager33.33%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
captain7.23%EN05/28/201728/05/2017
star0.31%EN01/25/201725/01/2017
vice president0.31%EN11/18/201618/11/2016
team vice president0.31%EN11/18/201618/11/2016
president0.31%EN11/18/201618/11/2016
executive director10.06%EN09/07/201607/09/2016
director5.03%EN09/07/201607/09/2016
general manager2.20%SV11/26/201326/11/2013
manager0.63%DE03/01/201001/03/2010
current general manager0.31%EN05/05/200805/05/2008
Names Lang Count
Steve YzermanEN83.24%
Steve YzermanFR15.08%
Стив АйзерманRU1.12%
Steve YzermanPL0.56%
Steve YzermannDE0.00%


 
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Jeff Blashill said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : “We just want to make sure we’re putting him in the right position, but he certainly has tested it and feels good about it,” “I anticipate that he’ll play, but until I chat with Steve, I just want to make sure” External link

mlive Friday, December 13, 2019 11:19:00 PM EAT

Jeff Blashill said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : “When I’ve talked to their coaching staff, they’ve been happy with his overall play,” “When I’ve talked to (general manager) Steve Yzerman, he’s been happy with his overall play” External link

mlive Monday, November 25, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Jeff Blashill said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : “I talked extensively with (new general manager) Steve Yzerman during the course of the summer and with respect to the fact Steve is just getting to know our players, it made sense to go with four alternates,” “We reserve the right to change our mind” External link

mlive Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Jeff Blashill said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : “I have some insight on Steve’s managerial style, what he’s like as a person and what’s important to him,” External link

mlive Wednesday, May 8, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Steve Holland said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : “One of the things I’ve asked my people to do throughout the years in sacrifice,” “When Steve Yzerman stepped down in Tampa Bay (before the season), I realized it was my time to make that sacrifice. I’m thrilled that the last move I made as general manager of the Detroit Red Wings was to step aside and hand the keys to Steve Yzerman” External link

mlive Tuesday, May 7, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : “We’ve spent a lot of time together over the years, and he’s a real good friend,” “It’s a real exciting day for me to see Steve Yzerman come back to where he belongs with the Red Wings” External link

forbes Wednesday, April 24, 2019 1:43:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : “We’ve spent a lot of time together over the years, and he’s a real good friend,” “It’s a real exciting day for me to see Steve Yzerman come back to where he belongs with the Red Wings” External link

forbes Wednesday, April 24, 2019 1:43:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : "It's a real exciting day for me to see Steve Yzerman back where he belongs," External link

fox13memphis Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : "It's a real exciting day for me to see Steve Yzerman come back where he belongs," External link

upi Saturday, April 20, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : "It's a real exciting day for me to see Steve Yzerman back where he belongs," External link

miamiherald Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : "When you sit in those managers’ meeting and you look around, I respect Steve as being one of the top general managers in the National Hockey League," External link

mlive Saturday, April 20, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : "It's a real exciting day for me to see Steve Yzerman back where he belongs," External link

wsoctv Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Guy Boucher said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : "People want to hear nasty stuff and bitterness," "It's the total opposite. I guess I got that from my dad. Don't look at how things end, remember how they started. Steve Yzerman gave me my first job in the NHL. He treated me with the upmost respect. We had an unbelievable four years here. That's what I remember. The people in the organization were terrific. Other than the day I got fired, this was all amazing" External link

tampabay Friday, February 3, 2017 2:32:00 AM EAT

Peter Wallén said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : "We're going to be patient," "It's a big puzzle for (GM Steve Yzerman ) to put in place" External link

tampabay Saturday, May 28, 2016 5:40:00 AM EAT

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Steve Yzerman said : “I think he’s got good puck skills, he’s got a good shot, he’s worked extremely hard on his skating,” External link

mlive Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “He can really shoot the puck, he’s got an instinct for getting open,” External link

mlive Monday, September 16, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “I had the pleasure of playing with Niklas early in his career, and it was evident from his first season what a special player and person he would become,” External link

mlive Tuesday, September 3, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “Niklas has a sharp hockey mind and is highly respected in the hockey world,” “He has the makeup and work ethic of someone who will have a very successful career in management, and I am thrilled that he will remain with the franchise on the hockey operations staff” External link

mlive Tuesday, September 3, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “There’s obviously several very high-profile, very good, young players out there,” “If this is a trend, I really don’t know. I’m curious to see how it plays out” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, July 4, 2019 3:47:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's obviously several very high-profile, very good, young players out there," "If this is a trend, I really don't know. I'm curious to see how it plays out" External link

wftv Thursday, July 4, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “There’s obviously several very high-profile, very good, young players out there,” “If this is a trend, I really don’t know. I’m curious to see how it plays out” External link

seattletimes Thursday, July 4, 2019 1:59:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's obviously several very high-profile, very good, young players out there," "If this is a trend, I really don't know. I'm curious to see how it plays out" External link

actionnewsjax Thursday, July 4, 2019 1:56:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “Being new to the organization, I want to proceed somewhat slowly, kind of get to know what we have in the organization,” External link

mlive Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “We had a hole in the middle; (we have) Dylan Larkin, Frans Nielsen, Luke Glendening down the middle, potentially (Jacob) de la Rose can play there, Abby (Justin Abdelkader) can even play there, Darren Helm could play there,” External link

mlive Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “He’s a big, strong, solid, defensive defenseman,” External link

mlive Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “We wanted to put a goaltender with some experience to partner with (Larsson), a guy who’s a good leader for a young goaltender, someone with a good work ethic and high character,” “He’s got NHL experience and can up and play games should we need him to. He’s proven he can do that, excellent in the American Hockey League. Maybe the biggest reason is we really liked the character and the attitude that he has so he’ll be a benefit to the young goalies and the young players in the system” External link

mlive Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “I don’t want to fill it just to fill it just because it gives us some options for some of our younger players to see if they’re ready, and it leaves opportunity maybe for something to come along between now and the start of the regular season,” “So, I’m not really in a hurry, but if I could add another winger, I would consider that. And potentially maybe look at another defenseman. But we weigh adding another one versus just leaving a spot for one of our younger guys on the roster, maybe decide it at training camp or after training camp. If the right player and the right contract comes along, we would consider signing another one” External link

mlive Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “If they’re ready to play, they’re going to push somebody out and we’ll deal with it at that time,” “It gives us a little protection if they’re not ready to go in the fall” External link

mlive Tuesday, July 2, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “Get to know the kids a little bit and try to set them up, educate them if they need it,” External link

mlive Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:16:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “He has excellent hockey sense. Obviously a big kid at 6-foot-3. Real good skater. In our opinion he’s one of the top defensemen in the draft,” “Our next pick was 35. We had to make a decision. He wasn’t going to be there at 35” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, June 22, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “I wasn’t really going by position. I think anyone we would have picked we would have felt we were filling a need,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, June 22, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “He has excellent hockey sense. Obviously a big kid at 6-foot-3. Real good skater. In our opinion he’s one of the top defensemen in the draft,” “Our next pick was 35. We had to make a decision. He wasn’t going to be there at 35” External link

seattletimes Saturday, June 22, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “I wasn’t really going by position. I think anyone we would have picked we would have felt we were filling a need,” External link

seattletimes Saturday, June 22, 2019 7:19:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “What I did as a player is done,” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, May 25, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “What I did as a player is done,” External link

seattletimes Saturday, May 25, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Pat Verbeek is one of the brightest minds and hardest workers in the game and has been a trusted and valued resource to me throughout my management career," "He played a pivotal role in helping build the Lightning into a Stanley Cup contender throughout his tenure with the organization. I'm very excited to have Pat on board in Detroit and look forward to continuing to work alongside him" External link

clickondetroit Monday, May 6, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “Pat Verbeek is one of the brightest minds and hardest workers in the game and has been a trusted and valued resource to me throughout my management career,” External link

mlive Monday, May 6, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "This is going to take time," External link

fox13memphis Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

fox13memphis Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:53:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:53:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit with the Red Wings," External link

wsau Saturday, April 20, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman told : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit with the Red Wings," External link

upi Saturday, April 20, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "This is going to take time," External link

miamiherald Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

miamiherald Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Upon retirement, I went into the front office, and he was incredibly welcoming and took the time and the interest to educate me and share," "He put me in a process I really enjoyed, and I learned a lot. I’m really appreciative of the mentorship, the friendship. I was incredibly impressed how he treated me. I really have great admiration for him" External link

mlive Saturday, April 20, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "This is going to take time," External link

wsoctv Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

wsoctv Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit," External link

good4utah Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

good4utah Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “I’m extremely excited to be back in Detroit,” External link

cknw Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:24:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “There’s a lot of work to be done,” “We’ve been through this before” External link

cknw Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:24:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I would like to start by saying I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit with the Red Wings," "This city, Red Wings fans, the state of Michigan were incredibly supportive of me throughout the ups and downs of my playing career. I am very excited to return to the organization and join the Red Wings again with our goal of getting the team back in contention for Stanley Cups and the championships that has come to be expected here in Detroit" External link

clickondetroit Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said ( about Ken Holland ) : "To Ken Holland, I'm going to start by saying, as the general manager for 22 years in Detroit, he has had a phenomenal tenure here in Detroit," External link

clickondetroit Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "After we get through today, it's time for me to get to work," "There's a lot of work to be done. This organization and this fan base, as you all know, is used to winning and being successful. We've got a lot of work to do, and depending on your age, you know that this takes time. We've been through this before. It's up and down for an organization. It takes time, and I caution everyone and temper the excitement that this is going to take time" External link

clickondetroit Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "It's imperative that we do well in the draft," External link

clickondetroit Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I believe the foundation is here for a good core of players," External link

clickondetroit Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:22:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “I’m extremely excited to be back in Detroit,” External link

globalnews Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:40:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “There’s a lot of work to be done,” “We’ve been through this before” External link

globalnews Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:40:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “I’m extremely excited to be back in Detroit with the Red Wings,” External link

mlive Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit," External link

chicagotribune Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:22:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

chicagotribune Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:22:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit," External link

wsoctv Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

wsoctv Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “I’m extremely honored to be named General Manager of the Red Wings,” “I’m very grateful to the Ilitches, both for their support when I left to become General Manager of the Lightning, and for their kindness in welcoming my family and me back to the organization. I’d also like to thank Ken Holland. I was fortunate to learn the management side of the game from Jim Devellano, Ken and others in the Red Wings organization for four seasons after I retired, and I’m very happy to have the opportunity to work alongside them once again. It was very humbling to be approached about returning home to become General Manager, and I’m looking forward to building on the exciting young core Ken has already put in place” External link

clickondetroit Friday, April 19, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit," External link

kiro7 Friday, April 19, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

kiro7 Friday, April 19, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit," External link

actionnewsjax Friday, April 19, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

actionnewsjax Friday, April 19, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit," External link

wftv Friday, April 19, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

wftv Friday, April 19, 2019 11:13:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit," External link

fox13memphis Friday, April 19, 2019 11:02:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

fox13memphis Friday, April 19, 2019 11:02:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit," External link

CBC Friday, April 19, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of work to be done," "We've been through this before" External link

CBC Friday, April 19, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said ( about Guy Boucher ) : “Philosophically, without being specific, there’s a difference between myself and [Boucher],” External link

barrie Wednesday, December 12, 2018 10:45:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of factors," External link

tampabay Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:46:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "It's hard to play at that very extra high-level game in and game out," "It's really demanding. I was fortunate to be on the team that won two in a row. The next year when you lose, it doesn't feel any better. You don't sit there and say, 'It's OK, we just won two in a row.' You feel let down. It was an opportunity missed" External link

tampabay Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:09:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's a lot of luck and timing involved in winning," "It doesn't always go your way. It's hard to win one, let alone two" External link

tampabay Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:09:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "It's very difficult to find players of that caliber," External link

tampabay Thursday, October 5, 2017 8:05:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "It could be nine games, 10 games, 40 games," External link

tampabay Tuesday, October 3, 2017 1:10:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "It could be nine games, 10 games, 40 games, there's no rush," "We haven't decided our lineup for opening night. We'll decide that in a week" External link

tampabay Saturday, September 30, 2017 3:04:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "All of our guys were in the same situation as every other Floridian," External link

tampabay Sunday, September 17, 2017 2:43:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "There's some young players now that we think can really push for a spot on this team," External link

tampabay Friday, September 15, 2017 2:03:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We're in no rush to have to (make a decision)," "It's as simple as showing you're ready to play and as a defenseman you can handle the defensive responsibilities" External link

tampabay Wednesday, September 13, 2017 9:47:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "If any of our young players comes in and is going to be ready to play and have an impact, can make us better, we'll find a spot for him," "They've got to earn a spot. And returning players, they've got to earn their spots on the team" External link

tampabay Wednesday, September 13, 2017 9:47:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We're in a position to be better off in the future," "Now we've got to make some good decisions along the way to improve our team" External link

tampabay Thursday, March 2, 2017 8:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "If I do nothing (by the trade deadline), I probably lose a player off our roster that I prefer not to," External link

tampabay Thursday, March 2, 2017 8:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "These particular (decisions) had to be made at some point," "Our record dictated that we had to make them now" External link

tampabay Thursday, March 2, 2017 8:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “My message is: We’re still trying to make the playoffs,” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, February 28, 2017 5:15:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “Ultimately, when I decided to get it done (Sunday), that was the deal that made the most sense, and really, to be honest with you, was the only option I had,” “My options were to make this deal with L.A. or sit tight and go through the season” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, February 28, 2017 5:15:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “There’s a chance he will play again this season,” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, February 28, 2017 5:15:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Some of the short-term objectives, I guess, I weigh what is the return versus what I'm moving out," "We're going to do everything we can to make the playoffs. At least I'm going to make my decisions based on what gives us the best chance of winning a Stanley Cup whether that's now, a year from now or two years from now" External link

CBC Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:49:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "All in all, it's encouraging," External link

tampabay Thursday, February 23, 2017 10:01:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "If we want to, we can take advantage," "If there's an opportunity to make our team better, we will" External link

tampabay Thursday, February 23, 2017 10:01:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We're fighting to try to get one of the eight playoff spots," External link

tampabay Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:53:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "You're acquiring a player and forcing yourself to make another decision," "Protection issues, that is a factor in acquiring and trading players" External link

tampabay Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:53:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I think the deadline is changing, we've kind of watched that over the years that teams that are so-called buyers aren't as aggressive as they've been in the past," "So you might argue the other position, that picks become more valuable" External link

tampabay Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:53:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Right now, we're acting that we have to be in a situation to be compliant when both players come back," External link

tampabay Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:53:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I think we all would love a clearer picture of exactly what we want to do," "But it doesn't always work out that way" External link

tampabay Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:53:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We're trying to get him back to 100 percent strength and get him back to play," "When he returns to play, I don't have a date for you for that, either" External link

tampabay Friday, February 3, 2017 8:00:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "If I could do something that helped our team make a trade that identified a need for us — not just for this year, but going forward — I would do that and haven't been able to do that to this point," External link

tampabay Friday, February 3, 2017 4:26:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "If he wasn't going to play, if we put him on waivers, we think we'd lose him," "Just changing our roster a little bit" External link

tampabay Saturday, January 28, 2017 7:07:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "If he wasn't going to play, if we put him on waivers, we think we'd lose him," "Just changing our roster a little bit" External link

tampabay Friday, January 27, 2017 8:35:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We have our core and I want to add to that core," External link

tampabay Wednesday, January 11, 2017 5:05:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Our team competes really hard, and I think (Cooper) and his staff have done a really good job," External link

tampabay Wednesday, January 11, 2017 5:05:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We are in the process of evaluating options for repair and rehabilitation and will release more information as it becomes available," External link

CBC Thursday, November 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Our understanding is that this issue can be repaired and he can get back to full speed," External link

afp-en Thursday, November 17, 2016 4:28:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “We are in the process of evaluating options for repair and rehabilitation and will release more information as it becomes available,” External link

680news Thursday, November 17, 2016 3:08:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “We are in the process of evaluating options for repair and rehabilitation and will release more information as it becomes available,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, November 17, 2016 2:56:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "It's all part of the process," External link

tampabay Friday, September 30, 2016 4:41:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said ( about Nikita Kucherov ) : "It's a priority for us," "Nikita is an outstanding young player and young man. We're hopeful we can reach an agreement as soon as possible" External link

tampabay Friday, September 30, 2016 4:41:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said ( about Nikita Kucherov ) : "What the (Kucherov) contract ends up at will dictate what we need to do," "We'll do what we have to do to get under the cap" External link

tampabay Friday, September 30, 2016 4:41:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I think a lot of it is the system," "With the restricted free agents, there's not really a hard deadline. Closest deadline you can have is probably the first day of training camp or first day of the regular season. Because now both sides really got to make a decision, is the player willing to hold out? Every year, there's a half-dozen (doing it), and this year there seems to be a few more of the restricted free agents without arb rights not yet signed. And I would assume, history has shown, gradually over the next couple weeks they all eventually get signed" External link

tampabay Friday, September 30, 2016 4:41:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "He had a very good year in Switzerland," "He's a little older, been in the league, been through some ups and downs, the adversity he's had to face and challenges are just making him a better hockey player and a more mature young man" External link

tampabay Wednesday, July 20, 2016 5:34:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We're very comfortable doing a long-term contract at the right cap number with Alex," "He's been with us his entire career. He's a high-character young man, tremendously fit and part of the core of our team. We're trying to keep the core together as much as we can" External link

tampabay Monday, July 18, 2016 4:23:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We'll certainly try to get it done before the hearing," "But if we have to go, we have to go" External link

tampabay Monday, July 18, 2016 4:23:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We'll certainly try to get it done before the hearing," "But if we have to go, we have to go" External link

tampabay Sunday, July 17, 2016 11:55:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said ( about Victor Hedman ) : "With Stammer and Victor, these are the two cornerstones," External link

sltrib Sunday, July 3, 2016 2:37:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I have an idea in mind of what I want to do, and I really don't want to get into that with you," External link

tampabay Saturday, July 2, 2016 2:36:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “At the age of 26 I believe a player is really entering the prime of their career,” “He’s going into his peak years now. Regardless of what happens statistically, that to me is an indicator of playing your best hockey. I think Stammer’s best years are ahead of him” External link

denverpost Thursday, June 30, 2016 11:28:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "At the age of 26, I believe a player is really entering the prime of their career," "He's going into his peak years now. Regardless of what happens statistically, that to me is an indicator of playing your best hockey. I think Stammer's best years are ahead of him" External link

daytondailynews Thursday, June 30, 2016 10:46:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said ( about Steven Stamkos ) : “The contract that we agreed to is a number that (the Lightning presented) a while back. … Ultimately Steven was willing to accept,” External link

japantimes Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:42:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "At the age of 26 I believe a player is really entering the prime of their career," "He's going into his peak years now. Regardless of what happens statistically, that to me is an indicator of playing your best hockey. I think Stammer's best years are ahead of him" External link

daytondailynews Thursday, June 30, 2016 9:39:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "At the age of 26 I believe a player is really entering the prime of their career," "He's going into his peak years now. Regardless of what happens statistically, that to me is an indicator of playing your best hockey. I think Stammer's best years are ahead of him" External link

ABCnews Thursday, June 30, 2016 9:26:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Quite honestly, I didn't know how it was going to play out," "I hadn't given up hope, but I certainly wasn't expecting it to get done" External link

tampabay Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:57:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said ( about Steven Stamkos ) : "Stamkos is very loyal, he believes in the organization. He loves the city and the town," "He really wants to win and that's his No. 1 priority" External link

tampabay Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:57:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "At the age of 26, I believe a player is really entering the prime of their career," "Stammer's best years are ahead of him, whether it's 30-40-50 goals, you're playing your best all-around hockey, that's what we're counting on and expecting" External link

tampabay Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:57:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "The contract that we agreed to is a number that (the Lightning presented) a while back. ... Ultimately Steven was willing to accept," External link

ABCnews Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:19:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We are very appreciative of the effort and commitment that Steven and his representatives have exhibited in getting a deal done," External link

ABCnews Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:19:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Never given it a thought so maybe I should think about it," "It's an interesting idea. … Well, losing him for nothing or losing him for an asset? I'd love to get an asset for him" External link

tampabay Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:21:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I haven't ruled out anything just yet," External link

daytondailynews Sunday, June 26, 2016 11:49:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “I haven’t ruled out anything just yet,” External link

seattletimes Sunday, June 26, 2016 11:32:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I haven't ruled out anything just yet," External link

ABCnews Sunday, June 26, 2016 11:31:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Anthony is a very talented, and skilled young player," "It's more about Libor Hajek than about Anthony DeAngelo" External link

tampabay Sunday, June 26, 2016 1:25:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said ( about Steven Stamkos ) : "Losing (Stamkos) for nothing or losing him for an asset, I'd love to get an asset," External link

tampabay Saturday, June 25, 2016 7:42:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "I would prefer to get an asset than lose one of these guys," "I think I will lose one in expansion" External link

tampabay Saturday, June 25, 2016 7:42:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "He's still the property of the Tampa Bay Lightning — until July 1," "Anything is possible. No doors have been closed" External link

tampabay Friday, June 24, 2016 5:59:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "If or when the time comes, if a deal makes sense, I'm prepared to do it," External link

tampabay Friday, June 24, 2016 5:59:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "if you can figure out a way I can get a top-five pick, I'm all for it" External link

tampabay Friday, June 24, 2016 5:59:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Obviously Stammer's situation has a significant impact on what we do moving forward, and what we can do," External link

tampabay Tuesday, June 21, 2016 2:04:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman told : "We're doing all we can to sign him," External link

tampabay Tuesday, June 21, 2016 2:04:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "At some point on other players, I have to make a decisions, whether it'd be restricted free agents, or potential trades or qualifying offers and things like that," "I've got to make decisions and they can't be put off forever" External link

tampabay Tuesday, June 21, 2016 2:04:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "To be honest with you, it's out of my control," "He's an unrestricted free agent on July 1. I can't force him to sign a contract with us if he doesn't want to. If he wants to go to July 1, he has that right" External link

tampabay Tuesday, June 21, 2016 2:04:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “The biggest thing I take away is his humility,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, June 15, 2016 9:06:00 PM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : “The biggest thing I take away is his humility,” External link

japantimes Wednesday, June 15, 2016 11:18:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "The biggest thing I take away is his humility," External link

CBC Wednesday, June 15, 2016 5:50:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "The next two summers will kind of define our team the next seven or eight years," External link

tampabay Saturday, May 28, 2016 5:40:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "Stammer's situation has a significant impact on what we do moving forward and what we can do moving forward," External link

tampabay Saturday, May 28, 2016 4:40:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said : "We had our reasons for making the decisions we did at the time," "I can't look back and second-guess. It doesn't do any good. We made decisions at the time. And here we are today" External link

tampabay Saturday, May 28, 2016 4:40:00 AM EAT

Steve Yzerman said ( about Jonathan Drouin ) : "He makes us a better team. It's as simple as that," "What he showed me, I think the best thing for this team right now is Jonathan Drouin on it" External link

tampabay Saturday, May 28, 2016 3:40:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
general manager39.94%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
manager33.33%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
captain7.23%EN05/28/201728/05/2017
star0.31%EN01/25/201725/01/2017
vice president0.31%EN11/18/201618/11/2016
team vice president0.31%EN11/18/201618/11/2016
president0.31%EN11/18/201618/11/2016
executive director10.06%EN09/07/201607/09/2016
director5.03%EN09/07/201607/09/2016
general manager2.20%SV11/26/201326/11/2013
manager0.63%DE03/01/201001/03/2010
current general manager0.31%EN05/05/200805/05/2008
Names Lang Count
Steve YzermanEN83.24%
Steve YzermanFR15.08%
Стив АйзерманRU1.12%
Steve YzermanPL0.56%
Steve YzermannDE0.00%


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Jeff Blashill said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : “We just want to make sure we’re putting him in the right position, but he certainly has tested it and feels good about it,” “I anticipate that he’ll play, but until I chat with Steve, I just want to make sure” External link

mlive Friday, December 13, 2019 11:19:00 PM EAT

Jeff Blashill said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : “When I’ve talked to their coaching staff, they’ve been happy with his overall play,” “When I’ve talked to (general manager) Steve Yzerman, he’s been happy with his overall play” External link

mlive Monday, November 25, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Jeff Blashill said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : “I talked extensively with (new general manager) Steve Yzerman during the course of the summer and with respect to the fact Steve is just getting to know our players, it made sense to go with four alternates,” “We reserve the right to change our mind” External link

mlive Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:30:00 PM EAT

Jeff Blashill said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : “I have some insight on Steve’s managerial style, what he’s like as a person and what’s important to him,” External link

mlive Wednesday, May 8, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Steve Holland said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : “One of the things I’ve asked my people to do throughout the years in sacrifice,” “When Steve Yzerman stepped down in Tampa Bay (before the season), I realized it was my time to make that sacrifice. I’m thrilled that the last move I made as general manager of the Detroit Red Wings was to step aside and hand the keys to Steve Yzerman” External link

mlive Tuesday, May 7, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : “We’ve spent a lot of time together over the years, and he’s a real good friend,” “It’s a real exciting day for me to see Steve Yzerman come back to where he belongs with the Red Wings” External link

forbes Wednesday, April 24, 2019 1:43:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : “We’ve spent a lot of time together over the years, and he’s a real good friend,” “It’s a real exciting day for me to see Steve Yzerman come back to where he belongs with the Red Wings” External link

forbes Wednesday, April 24, 2019 1:43:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : "It's a real exciting day for me to see Steve Yzerman back where he belongs," External link

fox13memphis Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : "It's a real exciting day for me to see Steve Yzerman come back where he belongs," External link

upi Saturday, April 20, 2019 6:07:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : "It's a real exciting day for me to see Steve Yzerman back where he belongs," External link

miamiherald Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : "When you sit in those managers’ meeting and you look around, I respect Steve as being one of the top general managers in the National Hockey League," External link

mlive Saturday, April 20, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : "It's a real exciting day for me to see Steve Yzerman back where he belongs," External link

wsoctv Saturday, April 20, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Guy Boucher said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : "People want to hear nasty stuff and bitterness," "It's the total opposite. I guess I got that from my dad. Don't look at how things end, remember how they started. Steve Yzerman gave me my first job in the NHL. He treated me with the upmost respect. We had an unbelievable four years here. That's what I remember. The people in the organization were terrific. Other than the day I got fired, this was all amazing" External link

tampabay Friday, February 3, 2017 2:32:00 AM EAT

Peter Wallén said ( about Steve Yzerman ) : "We're going to be patient," "It's a big puzzle for (GM Steve Yzerman ) to put in place" External link

tampabay Saturday, May 28, 2016 5:40:00 AM EAT