Steve Yzerman’s boyhood hero Bryan Trottier writes book on leadership, winning hockey

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The Detroit News

DETROIT — When Steve Yzerman passed Bryan Trottier for 10th place on the NHL all-time scoring list on Nov. 11, 1998, the Detroit Red Wings’ captain let everyone know what he thought of the New York Islanders’ captain. “We all have role models, and he’s (Trottier) mine,” Yzerman told the Associated Press after picking up a goal and an assist in a 6-2 win against the St. Louis Blues at Joe Louis Arena in 1998. “As soon as he came into the league, I followed his entire career. In some ways, I tried to play like him. “I liked the way he conducted himself on the ice. He was a quiet guy who played r…

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