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Where have you gone, Stevie Yzerman? | by donjoz
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Where have you gone, Stevie Yzerman?

Hockeytown turns its lonely eyes to you ... [taken during the 2004-2005 NHL lockout]

UPDATE: This mural has since been painted over, leaving just a blank white space where the Captain used to stand watch over his city. Before the Yzerman mural went up, a large Barry Sanders/Nike mural had occupied the space.

UPDATE 2: Prior to the 2005 MLB All-Star Game at Comerica Park, the space was repainted as an ad for the new Pontiac Solstice convertible. There goes the tradition of having a Detroit sports hero on a mural downtown (Barry Sanders preceded Stevie Y).

UPDATE 3: July 3, 2006 – The Captain announces his retirement from the Wings. Our generation's Gordie Howe has taken his last shift with the Winged Wheel on his sweater. I suddenly feel a little short-handed.

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Taken on March 14, 2005