The 25 Gutsiest Performances in Sports History

6. Steve Yzerman's One-Legged Stanley Cup

Date: June 4-13, 2002
Game: Stanley Cup Finals, Red Wings vs. Hurricanes
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How Yzerman was able to skate after tearing up his right knee, only he knows. He literally played the entire Stanley Cup Finals on one leg after injuring it in rounds prior. Not only that, but he sucked it up and played effectively for an intense five game series, which his Red Wings would win. His knee was so messed up that the subsequent surgery and rehab kept him out for the entire first half of the next season. No way Yzerman's mortal.

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