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Steve Yzerman     \EYE-zur-muhn\

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 5-11 ▪ Weight: 185 lbs.

Born: May 9, 1965 in Cranbrook, British Columbia
Draft: Detroit, 1st round (4th overall), 1983 NHL Entry
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 2009 (Full List)

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com


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NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1983-84 18 DET NHL 80 39 48 87 35 -17 33 26 13 0 2 30 18 0 177 22.0 0 0:00 Calder-2
1984-85 19 DET NHL 80 30 59 89 33 -17 58 21 9 0 3 35 24 0 231 13.0 0 0:00
1985-86 20 DET NHL 51 14 28 42 16 -24 16 11 3 0 3 13 15 0 132 10.6 0 0:00
1986-87 21 DET NHL 80 31 59 90 33 -1 43 21 9 1 2 36 22 1 217 14.3 0 0:00 Hart-7
1987-88 22 DET NHL 64 50 52 102 42 30 44 34 10 6 6 27 24 1 242 20.7 0 0:00 AS-4,Byng-7,Hart-4,Selke-18
1988-89 23 DET NHL 80 65 90 155 60 17 61 45 17 3 7 56 29 5 388 16.8 0 0:00 AS-3,Byng-8,Hart-3,Pearson-1,Selke-11
1989-90 24 DET NHL 79 62 65 127 52 -6 79 39 16 7 8 40 21 4 332 18.7 0 0:00 AS-3,Byng-14,Hart-7
1990-91 25 DET NHL 80 51 57 108 43 -2 34 33 12 6 4 35 21 1 326 15.6 0 0:00 AS-4,Byng-7
1991-92 26 DET NHL 79 45 58 103 41 26 64 28 9 8 9 38 18 2 295 15.3 0 0:00 AS-6,Byng-10,Hart-7
1992-93 27 DET NHL 84 58 79 137 52 33 44 38 13 7 6 49 28 2 307 18.9 0 0:00 AS-5,Byng-6,Hart-8
1993-94 28 DET NHL 58 24 58 82 29 11 36 14 7 3 3 38 17 3 217 11.1 0 0:00
1994-95 29 DET NHL 47 12 26 38 13 6 40 8 4 0 1 11 15 0 134 9.0 0 0:00
1995-96 30 DET NHL 80 36 59 95 35 29 64 18 16 2 8 32 22 5 220 16.4 0 0:00 Byng-18,Hart-18,Selke-3
1996-97 31 DET NHL 81 22 63 85 29 22 78 14 8 0 3 43 18 2 232 9.5 0 0:00 Selke-16
1997-98 32 DET NHL 75 24 45 69 25 3 46 16 6 2 0 23 21 1 188 12.8 0 0:00 AS-10,Hart-19,Selke-9,Smythe-1
1998-99 33 DET NHL 80 29 45 74 27 8 42 14 13 2 4 33 11 1 231 12.6 1727 22:35 AS-6,Hart-12,Selke-4
1999-00 34 DET NHL 78 35 44 79 31 28 34 18 15 2 6 28 14 2 234 15.0 1647 21:07 AS-1,Byng-10,Hart-8,Selke-1
2000-01 35 DET NHL 54 18 34 52 19 4 18 13 5 0 7 18 15 1 155 11.6 1201 22:14 Byng-10,Hart-21,Selke-5
2001-02 36 DET NHL 52 13 35 48 16 11 18 7 5 1 5 17 17 1 104 12.5 1070 21:35
2002-03 37 DET NHL 16 2 6 8 3 6 8 1 1 0 1 4 2 0 13 15.4 249 16:35 Masterton-1
2003-04 38 DET NHL 75 18 33 51 19 10 46 11 7 0 3 21 11 1 141 12.8 1315 18:32 Byng-25,Selke-45
2005-06 40 DET NHL 61 14 20 34 13 8 18 10 4 0 3 13 7 0 86 16.3 779 13:47 Byng-7
Career NHL 1514 692 1063 1755 666 185 924 440 202 50 94 640 390 33 4602 15.0 7988 19:12

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1983-84 18 DET NHL 80 0.49 0.60 1.09 0.44 0.41 2.21 31 38 69 27 133 62 91 3 -17 5.8 0.7 6.5 Calder-2
1984-85 19 DET NHL 80 0.38 0.74 1.11 0.41 0.73 2.89 24 47 71 26 138 53 104 2 -17 5.3 0.5 5.8
1985-86 20 DET NHL 51 0.27 0.55 0.82 0.30 0.31 2.59 11 22 33 12 72 31 74 9 -24 1.9 0.2 2.1
1986-87 21 DET NHL 80 0.39 0.74 1.13 0.41 0.54 2.71 26 50 76 28 125 53 87 14 -1 5.9 1.2 7.1 Hart-7
1987-88 22 DET NHL 64 0.78 0.81 1.59 0.66 0.69 3.78 42 43 85 35 132 42 75 15 30 8.9 1.5 10.4 AS-4,Byng-7,Hart-4,Selke-18
1988-89 23 DET NHL 80 0.81 1.13 1.94 0.75 0.76 4.85 54 74 128 50 189 65 152 45 17 13.0 1.4 14.4 AS-3,Byng-8,Hart-3,Pearson-1,Selke-11
1989-90 24 DET NHL 79 0.78 0.82 1.61 0.66 1.00 4.20 52 54 106 43 162 52 166 50 -6 11.1 0.7 11.8 AS-3,Byng-14,Hart-7
1990-91 25 DET NHL 80 0.64 0.71 1.35 0.53 0.43 4.08 46 51 97 39 141 51 141 49 -2 9.4 0.8 10.1 AS-4,Byng-7
1991-92 26 DET NHL 79 0.57 0.73 1.30 0.52 0.81 3.73 40 51 91 36 143 51 102 36 26 8.7 1.4 10.1 AS-6,Byng-10,Hart-7
1992-93 27 DET NHL 84 0.69 0.94 1.63 0.62 0.52 3.65 47 64 111 43 174 61 114 34 33 11.1 1.8 13.0 AS-5,Byng-6,Hart-8
1993-94 28 DET NHL 58 0.41 1.00 1.41 0.50 0.62 3.74 22 53 75 26 103 30 81 19 11 6.7 0.8 7.5
1994-95 29 DET NHL 47 0.26 0.55 0.81 0.29 0.85 2.85 21 45 66 24 67 34 36 9 6 2.7 0.7 3.4
1995-96 30 DET NHL 80 0.45 0.74 1.19 0.44 0.80 2.75 35 57 92 35 130 61 63 23 29 8.1 1.9 10.0 Byng-18,Hart-18,Selke-3
1996-97 31 DET NHL 81 0.27 0.78 1.05 0.36 0.96 2.86 23 66 89 31 123 49 72 20 22 6.7 2.0 8.7 Selke-16
1997-98 32 DET NHL 75 0.32 0.60 0.92 0.34 0.61 2.51 27 52 79 29 96 41 67 15 3 6.7 0.9 7.6 AS-10,Hart-19,Selke-9,Smythe-1
1998-99 33 DET NHL 80 0.36 0.56 0.93 0.34 0.53 2.89 33 51 84 32 105 39 78 20 8 5.8 2.0 7.8 AS-6,Hart-12,Selke-4
1999-00 34 DET NHL 78 0.45 0.56 1.01 0.40 0.44 3.00 38 48 86 34 128 51 66 17 28 7.3 2.5 9.8 AS-1,Byng-10,Hart-8,Selke-1
2000-01 35 DET NHL 54 0.33 0.63 0.96 0.35 0.33 2.87 20 36 56 21 85 43 50 12 4 3.9 1.5 5.4 Byng-10,Hart-21,Selke-5
2001-02 36 DET NHL 52 0.25 0.67 0.92 0.32 0.35 2.00 15 40 55 19 72 31 47 17 11 3.6 1.5 5.1
2002-03 37 DET NHL 16 0.13 0.38 0.50 0.17 0.50 0.81 2 7 9 3 18 5 9 2 6 0.4 0.5 0.8 Masterton-1
2003-04 38 DET NHL 75 0.24 0.44 0.68 0.25 0.61 1.88 21 38 59 22 71 26 50 15 10 4.1 1.7 5.8 Byng-25,Selke-45
2005-06 40 DET NHL 61 0.23 0.33 0.56 0.21 0.30 1.41 14 19 33 13 50 15 29 2 8 2.5 1.1 3.6 Byng-7
Career NHL 1514 0.46 0.70 1.16 0.44 0.61 3.04 644 1006 1650 626 2457 946 1754 428 185 139.4 27.2 166.7

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1983-84 18 DET NHL 4 3 3 6 3 1 0 2 1 0 1 9 33.3
1984-85 19 DET NHL 3 2 1 3 1 -5 2 2 0 0 0 11 18.2
1986-87 21 DET NHL 16 5 13 18 6 -2 8 4 1 0 0 41 12.2
1987-88 22 DET NHL 3 1 3 4 1 -3 6 1 0 0 0 12 8.3
1988-89 23 DET NHL 6 5 5 10 4 -7 2 3 2 0 0 35 14.3
1990-91 25 DET NHL 7 3 3 6 2 -1 4 2 1 0 0 27 11.1
1991-92 26 DET NHL 11 3 5 8 3 -3 12 2 0 1 1 48 6.3
1992-93 27 DET NHL 7 4 3 7 3 -4 4 2 1 1 1 24 16.7
1993-94 28 DET NHL 3 1 3 4 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 8 12.5
1994-95 29 DET NHL 15 4 8 12 4 -2 0 2 2 0 1 37 10.8
1995-96 30 DET NHL 18 8 12 20 8 -1 4 4 4 0 1 52 15.4
1996-97 31 DET NHL SC 20 7 6 13 5 3 4 4 3 0 2 65 10.8
1997-98 32 DET NHL SC 22 6 18 24 8 10 22 2 3 1 0 65 9.2
1998-99 33 DET NHL 10 9 4 13 6 2 0 5 4 0 2 41 22.0 218 22:49
1999-00 34 DET NHL 8 0 4 4 1 -4 0 0 0 0 0 20 0.0 181 23:39
2000-01 35 DET NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6:58
2001-02 36 DET NHL SC 23 6 17 23 8 4 10 2 4 0 2 52 11.5 491 21:22
2002-03 37 DET NHL 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 10 0.0 82 21:33
2003-04 38 DET NHL 11 3 2 5 2 -1 0 3 0 0 1 18 16.7 187 17:02
2005-06 40 DET NHL 4 0 4 4 1 -2 4 0 0 0 0 10 0.0 67 17:39
Career NHL 3 196 70 115 185 69 -11 84 41 26 3 12 585 12.0 1233 20:12

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1980-81 15 Nepean Raiders ON-Jr.A 50 38 54 92 0 44 38 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1981-82 16 Peterborough Petes OHL 58 21 43 64 0 65 21 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1982-83 17 Peterborough Petes OHL 56 42 49 91 0 33 42 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1982-83 17 Canada WJC-A 7 2 3 5 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1984-85 19 Canada Can-Cup 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1984-85 19 Canada WEC-A 10 3 4 7 0 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1988-89 23 Canada WEC-A 8 5 7 12 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1989-90 24 Canada WEC-A 10 10 10 20 0 8 10 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1996-97 31 Canada W-Cup 6 2 1 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1997-98 32 Canada Olympics 6 1 1 2 0 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2001-02 36 Canada Olympics 6 2 4 6 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season Can-Cup 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons OHL 114 63 92 155 0 98 63 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons Olympics 12 3 5 8 4 12 3 0 0 1 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season ON-Jr.A 50 38 54 92 0 44 38 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season W-Cup 6 2 1 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons WEC-A 28 18 21 39 0 16 18 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season WJC-A 7 2 3 5 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1981-82 16 Peterborough Petes OHL 6 0 1 1 16
1982-83 17 Peterborough Petes OHL 4 1 4 5 0
Career 2 Seasons OHL 10 1 5 6 16
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 1998 CAN 1 1 4 10 11
2 2002 CAN 4 2 3 9
Car 5 3 4 13 11 9

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 22 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
Steve Yzerman 14.4 13.0 11.8 10.4 10.1 10.1 10.0 9.8 8.7 7.8 7.6 7.5 7.1 6.5 5.8 5.8 5.4 5.1 3.6 3.4 2.1 0.8
Joe Sakic 93.9 15.8 12.8 11.6 10.8 10.8 10.1 9.8 9.3 9.2 8.9 8.1 7.6 7.6 7.5 6.9 6.7 6.1 3.9 3.5 0.8
Brett Hull 93.9 15.4 11.9 11.8 10.9 10.3 9.7 9.7 9.4 9.1 8.5 8.4 8.0 7.8 6.7 6.1 5.6 5.5 0.0 -0.1
Marcel Dionne 93.5 13.6 13.3 12.8 12.8 11.0 10.2 9.7 8.8 8.7 8.6 7.6 7.5 7.2 6.5 6.0 5.6 4.9 1.0
Jean Beliveau 90.8 13.0 11.0 10.2 10.0 9.3 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.4 7.7 7.7 6.8 5.9 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.3 3.0 1.1 0.3
Teemu Selanne 89.8 14.3 13.7 13.4 13.3 13.0 11.4 10.9 10.0 9.3 8.2 8.0 7.0 6.6 6.3 5.9 5.1 4.6 3.3 3.2 2.3
Brendan Shanahan 89.3 11.6 10.7 10.5 10.5 10.3 9.5 8.9 8.9 7.9 7.2 6.9 6.7 6.7 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.2 4.4 3.4 1.1 0.3
Gordie Howe 88.5 15.5 13.1 12.1 11.8 11.6 11.3 9.6 9.5 9.2 8.8 8.7 8.4 8.2 7.7 7.5 7.4 7.1 6.7 5.8 4.4 4.2 0.8
Mark Messier 88.3 11.3 11.3 9.9 9.6 9.0 8.9 8.8 8.1 8.0 7.1 7.0 6.8 6.7 6.0 5.4 5.2 5.0 4.3 3.9 3.8 3.7 0.9
Bobby Hull 88.0 12.2 12.0 11.8 10.9 10.6 10.3 10.0 9.8 9.2 9.0 8.5 6.5 6.0 4.3 3.6 0.9
Maurice Richard 87.6 10.3 10.2 10.1 9.7 9.5 9.4 9.2 8.3 8.1 6.7 6.2 5.7 4.9 4.8 4.1 4.0 3.6 0.6
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Steve Yzerman 14.4 13.0 11.8 10.4 10.1 10.1 10.0 9.8 8.7 7.8 7.6 7.5 7.1 6.5 5.8 5.8 5.4 5.1 3.6 3.4 2.1 0.8
Brett Hull 93.9 15.4 11.9 11.8 10.9 10.3 9.7 9.7 9.4 9.1 8.5 8.4 8.0 7.8 6.7 6.1 5.6 5.5 0.0 -0.1
Joe Sakic 93.9 15.8 12.8 11.6 10.8 10.8 10.1 9.8 9.3 9.2 8.9 8.1 7.6 7.6 7.5 6.9 6.7 6.1 3.9 3.5 0.8
Marcel Dionne 93.5 13.6 13.3 12.8 12.8 11.0 10.2 9.7 8.8 8.7 8.6 7.6 7.5 7.2 6.5 6.0 5.6 4.9 1.0
Jean Beliveau 90.8 13.0 11.0 10.2 10.0 9.3 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.4 7.7 7.7 6.8 5.9 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.3 3.0 1.1 0.3
Teemu Selanne 89.8 14.3 13.7 13.4 13.3 13.0 11.4 10.9 10.0 9.3 8.2 8.0 7.0 6.6 6.3 5.9 5.1 4.6 3.3 3.2 2.3
Brendan Shanahan 89.3 11.6 10.7 10.5 10.5 10.3 9.5 8.9 8.9 7.9 7.2 6.9 6.7 6.7 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.2 4.4 3.4 1.1 0.3
Mark Messier 88.3 11.3 11.3 9.9 9.6 9.0 8.9 8.8 8.1 8.0 7.1 7.0 6.8 6.7 6.0 5.4 5.2 5.0 4.5 4.3 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.7 1.6 0.9
Bobby Hull 88.0 12.2 12.0 11.8 10.9 10.6 10.3 10.0 9.8 9.2 9.0 8.5 6.5 6.0 4.3 3.6 0.9
Maurice Richard 87.6 10.3 10.2 10.1 9.7 9.5 9.4 9.2 8.3 8.1 6.7 6.2 5.7 4.9 4.8 4.1 4.0 3.6 0.6
Luc Robitaille 87.0 11.8 10.3 9.8 9.7 9.4 9.2 9.2 9.0 8.2 8.1 6.8 6.4 6.1 5.9 5.3 4.6 4.4 2.7 1.8

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

August 2, 2002: Missed majority of 2002-03 due to off-season knee surgery, August 2, 2002.

July 3, 2006: Officially announced his retirement, July 3, 2006.

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