Originally posted on Lions Blog  |  Last updated 11/30/11

EDMONTON - May 1: A dejected Steve Yzerman of the Detroit Red Wings talks to the media in the locker room after being eliminated by the Edmonton Oilers in game six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 1, 2006 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Edmonton defeated Detroit 4-3 to win the series 4-2. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)
The Red Wings' approach to any game is to focus on themselves and what they need to do to be successful. Rarely do they spare a thought on the visiting general manager. It is, naturally, different when he's Steve Yzerman, former captain of the Wings and local hockey hero. Then it becomes personal, crystallizing the goal of tonight's game against his Tampa Bay Lightning.
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