2021 Season Summary (Junior)

Despite a chaotic 2020-2021 season, there were a number of standout performance by players of Asian descent in the North American junior leagues this year. Centreman Trevor Wong (WHL Kelowna Rockets) is the likeliest junior player of Asian descent to hear his name called at this year's NHL draft. Wong led the Rockets in scoring… Continue reading 2021 Season Summary (Junior)

2021 Mid-Season Update

With the NHL trade deadline coming up, most teams are just over the halfway point of the NHL's 56-game season - a quick update on various players of Asian descent.

Profile: Devin Setoguchi

The story of Setoguchi's career is one of perseverance in the face of unimaginable challenges. A 31-goal-scorer as a 21-year-old, he was out of the NHL just seven years later, battling alcoholism and drug use. A Yonsei (fourth-generation Japanese-Canadian), Setoguchi was born on New Years Day in 1987 in Taber, Alberta and grew up on… Continue reading Profile: Devin Setoguchi

Profile: Steve Tsujiura

The MVP of the Western Hockey League in 1980-81, Steve Tsujiura was one of the most prolific scorers in junior and minor hockey. Tsujiura was born in 1962 in Coaldale, a small town in the Canadian prairies. After two seasons in the Alberta Junior Hockey League with the Taber Golden Suns where he compiled 143… Continue reading Profile: Steve Tsujiura