Detroit Red Wings name Steve Yzerman general manager

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              FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2018, file photo, Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman gestures during a news conference before an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, in Tampa, Fla.  Two people familiar with the decision say Yzerman will be named general manager of the Detroit Red Wings.  The people spoke Friday, April 19, 2019  morning to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the move. The people say Ken Holland will become the team’s senior vice president after being its general manager for two-plus decades.   (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
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DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit Red Wings hiring Steve Yzerman as general manager (all times local):

3:50 p.m.

Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman says he will keep coach Jeff Blashill.

The Red Wings gave Blashill a two-year contract extension toward the end of the regular season. Blashill has a 104-105-37 record over three years with the Red Wings.

Yzerman says Blashill has been successful at every level of hockey and has proven he can develop young players.