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.
A junior at the University of North Dakota, Jordan Kawaguchi has been named a finalist for the Hobby Baker Award, an annual award given to the best player in NCAA men's hockey. The 22-year-old centre has led his team in scoring for the past two seasons, and this year had 15 goals and 30 assists… Continue reading Jordan Kawaguchi Named a Finalist for Hobby Baker Award
One of the most accomplished and prolific scorers of his generation, Kariya was immortalized among the legends of the hockey world when he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2017. “I would never use ‘dream come true’ because it’s so far out of the realm of dream. As a kid growing up,… Continue reading Profile: Paul Kariya
One of the most prominent Canadian hockey players of all time, Sunohara has won 2 Olympic gold medals and 7 World Championship gold medals. Sunohara was born in Scarborough, ON in 1970 and is a second-generation Japanese-Canadian. Playing primarily as a centre, she spent two years at Northeastern University from 1988-1990, winning an ECAC championship… Continue reading Profile: Vicky Sunohara
The second-most decorated American woman in Olympic Winter Games history, Julie Chu (1982-) has had one of the most accomplished international, professional, and coaching careers in hockey. Chu was the first Asian-American to join the US National Team when she was selected for the 4 Nations Cup in 2000. A right-shooting centre, she would go… Continue reading Profile: Julie Chu