First Goals: Yamamoto, Pu, and Ang

2018 saw a number of firsts for players of Asian descent, including Kailer Yamamoto's first NHL goal and first AHL goals for Cliff Pu and Jonathan Ang. A first-round draft pick of the Edmonton Oilers in 2017, winger Kailer Yamamoto scored his first NHL goal on October 18th against the Boston Bruins. Yamamoto received a… Continue reading First Goals: Yamamoto, Pu, and Ang

Profile: Jim Paek

Jim Paek (백지선) has had a decorated playing, coaching, and management career in hockey, as not only the first player of Korean descent to play in the NHL, but also the first player of Asian descent to win the Stanley Cup. Paek was born in 1967 in Seoul and moved to Toronto as an infant.… Continue reading Profile: Jim Paek