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The Captain by the Numbers
Compiled by Richard Deitsch
July 13, 2006
How valuable has Stevie Y been to the Red Wings in his 23-year career? Let us count the ways
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July 13, 2006

The Captain By The Numbers

How valuable has Stevie Y been to the Red Wings in his 23-year career? Let us count the ways

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388
Number of shots on goal taken by Yzerman in 1988-89, the single-season record for Wings players.

1,514
Career games, the third-highest in franchise history and the 10th-highest in NHL history.

28
Consecutive games with at least one point (Nov. 1, 1988, through Jan. 4, 1989), tops in the Detroit record book. Yzerman also ranks second, with a streak of 22 games.

330
Number of goals scored at Joe Louis Arena, which ranks first in franchise history.

18
Number of hat tricks scored by Yzerman, tying him with Gordie Howe (right) for the club record.

39
Goals (in 52 games) against Edmonton, the team Yzerman scored the most against during his career.

5
Number of retired jerseys currently hanging in the Joe Louis Arena rafters. Yzerman's number 19 will be number 6.

8
NHL players to record consecutive 60-goal seasons, including Yzerman, who scored 65 goals during the 1988-89 season and 62 goals in '89-90.

$31
Winning bid for an '83-84 O-Pee-Chee Steve Yzerman rookie card (mint condition) in a recent eBay auction.

16
Goals at Toronto's Maple Leaf Garden, the most by Yzerman at any NHL rink outside of the Joe.

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