Stephen Gregory "Steve" Yzerman (born May 9, 1965) is a Canadian-American member of the Hockey Hall of Fame who played his entire National Hockey League (NHL) career with the Detroit Red Wings. Prior to the 1986–87 season at the age of 21, Yzerman was named captain of the Red Wings and continuously served for the next two decades, retiring as the longest-serving captain of any team in North American major league sports history.
Keith Primeau (born November 24, 1971) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is currently the Special Assistant to the General Manager and Director of Player Development of the Las Vegas Wranglers of the ECHL. He is the older brother of Maple Leafs Forward Wayne Primeau
Pavel Valerievich Datsyuk is a Russian professional ice hockey player and alternate captain for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is known for his stick-handling and is considered one of the best two-way forwards in the game today, having won the Frank J. Selke Trophy in the 2007–08 and 2008–09 NHL seasons. Datsyuk has also won four consecutive Lady Byng Memorial Trophies for performance and sportsmanship.
Nicklas Erik Lidström (born April 28, 1970) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman who has played his entire National Hockey League (NHL) career with the Detroit Red Wings, and is their team captain. In his 17 NHL seasons, Lidström has won 4 Stanley Cups, six James Norris Memorial Trophies as the NHL's best defenceman, and has been voted into ten NHL All-Star Games.
Sergei Viktorovich Fedorov is a Russian professional ice hockey forward and occasional defenseman currently playing for Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). He gained fame playing for the Detroit Red Wings before tenures with the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Columbus Blue Jackets, and lastly the Washington Capitals. On October 25, 2008, Fedorov passed Alexander Mogilny to set a record for most goals by a Russian-born NHL player, scoring his 479th goal.
Marcel Elphege "Little Beaver" Dionne is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Wings, Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers.
Michael "Mike" Rudolph Knuble (pronounced Ki-noo-bul; born July 4, 1972) is a Canadian American professional ice hockey right winger and an alternate captain for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Ted Nolan is currently is the Vice President of Hockey Operations for the AHL's Rochester Americans. Ted is well known for being the former Head Coach of the Buffalo Sabres and New York Islanders. Nolan, a retired Canadian professional hockey left winger played 3 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins.
Vladimir Konstantinov is a Russian retired professional ice hockey player who played his entire National Hockey League (NHL) career with the Detroit Red Wings. Previously, he had played for Soviet club CSKA Moscow. His career was ended in a limousine accident just six days after the Red Wings 1997 Stanley Cup victory.
Tomas Holmström (born 23 January 1973) is a Swedish professional ice hockey left winger currently playing for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL), where he has won four Stanley Cup championships. He is widely considered as one of the best in the game at screening goalies and causing havoc in front of the net.
Christopher John Osgood (born November 26, 1972, in Peace River, Alberta) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender with the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL). He spent the first part of his career with Detroit, then the New York Islanders and the St. Louis Blues during his 14-year NHL career before returning to Detroit in 2005. He has won three Stanley Cup championships in his career, all with the Red Wings, with two of them coming while he was starting goaltender.
Henrik Zetterberg (born October 9, 1980) is a Swedish professional ice hockey center and alternate captain currently playing for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League. Along with winning the Stanley Cup in 2008, Zetterberg won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player of the 2008 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Jiří Hudler is a Czech professional ice hockey player currently playing for Dynamo Moscow of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). After beginning his career in the Czech Extraliga with Vsetín, Hudler was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in 2002 and won the Stanley Cup with the club in 2008.
Petr Klíma was a forward in the National Hockey League. He played for the Detroit Red Wings, Edmonton Oilers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Los Angeles Kings, and the Pittsburgh Penguins. He also played part of a season with the IHL Cleveland Lumberjacks and two seasons in the Czech leagues.
Mathieu Dandenault is a Canadian professional ice hockey Defenseman currently playing for the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League. He has played for the Detroit Red Wings and the Montreal Canadiens in the National Hockey League.
Jiří Fischer is a former professional ice hockey defenceman in the NHL, who has not played since November 2005 after suffering cardiac arrest in a game against the Nashville Predators. Fischer is currently director of player development for the Detroit Red Wings. Fischer was selected in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft in the first round, 25th overall, by the Red Wings, and was a part of the team that won the 2002 Stanley Cup.
Darren McCarty is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey forward, best known for his years playing with the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL). McCarty has been known more for his fists than his scoring ability, taking on the role of the Red Wings enforcer most of his career, a role in which he won four Stanley Cups in 1997, 1998, 2002, and 2008, the last of which after resurrecting his career in the Red Wings minor league system.
Jerry Franklin "B.J. " Young was a professional ice hockey right winger. He was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the sixth round, 157th overall, of the 1997 NHL Entry Draft. After playing five seasons in the Western Hockey League with the Tri-City Americans and Red Deer Rebels, Young made his professional debut with the American Hockey League's Adirondack Red Wings in the 1997–98 season. He appeared in one National Hockey League game in his career, with Detroit during the 1999–2000 season.
Dallas James Drake (born February 4, 1969 in Trail, British Columbia) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey winger in the National Hockey League who last played for the Detroit Red Wings. Previously, Drake played for the Winnipeg Jets/Phoenix Coyotes, and St. Louis Blues. Drake played his college hockey at Northern Michigan University.
Vyacheslav "Slava" Anatolevich Kozlov is a Russian professional ice hockey left winger and alternate captain who currently plays for the Atlanta Thrashers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is a two-time Stanley Cup champion (1997, 1998) from his years playing with the Detroit Red Wings. He has also played for the Buffalo Sabres.
Tomek Valtonen is a Finnish professional ice hockey forward for Jokerit. He was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings as their second-round draft pick in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft, #56 overall. Valtonen started his pro career in Ilves in 1997, and played his next season with the Plymouth Whalers in the OHL, and returned to the SM-liiga in 1999 and represented Jokerit until 2007, when he signed a two-year contract with Södertälje SK. Valtonen returend to SM-liiga and Jokerit for season 2008-2009.