2021 Season Summary: Nick Suzuki and Jason Robertson Have Breakout Seasons

There were an unprecedented 12 players of Asian descent who in the NHL this season, highlighted by breakout seasons from centreman Nick Suzuki (MTL) and winger Jason Robertson (DAL). Suzuki built on an impressive postseason in the 2020 Playoffs last year to post 15 goals and 41 points in 56 regular-season games during his sophomore… Continue reading 2021 Season Summary: Nick Suzuki and Jason Robertson Have Breakout Seasons

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.

Record Number of NHL Players of Asian Descent to Start 2021

At the beginning of the 2021 NHL season, there are a record eight players of Asian descent on a NHL roster - a significant increase from the five players of Asian descent at the beginning of the previous 2019-2020 season. These include: Matt Dumba (RD, Minnesota Wild): A top-pairing NHL defenseman and co-founder of the… Continue reading Record Number of NHL Players of Asian Descent to Start 2021

2019 NHL Draft Recap: Ryan Suzuki, Nick Robertson, and Jordan Spence Drafted

Three players of Asian descent were selected in the 2019 NHL Draft. Centre Ryan Suzuki was drafted in the first round, 28th overall, by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2019 NHL Draft. The younger brother of Canadiens prospect Nick Suzuki, Ryan also plays a cerebral, patient, and skilled game. Although there are clear similarities with… Continue reading 2019 NHL Draft Recap: Ryan Suzuki, Nick Robertson, and Jordan Spence Drafted

Nick Suzuki Named Playoffs MVP as Guelph Wins OHL Championship

Nick Suzuki (MTL) capped off one of the most impressive junior seasons in recent memory with 42 points in 24 playoff games as his Guelph Storm won the Ontario Hockey League championship in a tight six-game series against the Ottawa 67's. He’s been huge for our run. He’s been that key guy, that key player… Continue reading Nick Suzuki Named Playoffs MVP as Guelph Wins OHL Championship

2019 World Juniors Recap: Jason Robertson

The United States won silver at this year's World Juniors, with Robertson (DAL) an integral cog of the American attack. He played right wing on team USA's top line with Josh Norris (OTT) and Joel Farabee (PHI) as well manning the point on the top American power-play unit. Roberson started the tournament strong, posting a… Continue reading 2019 World Juniors Recap: Jason Robertson

Suzuki, Robertson, and Shen Selected for World Juniors

Nick Suzuki, Jason Robertson, and Pavel Shen have been selected for the Canadian, American, and Russian rosters respectively at the World Juniors (IIHF World U20 Championship). Selected 13th overall in the 2017 draft by the Vegas Golden Knights, Suzuki is a centreman who was moved earlier this season to the Montreal Canadiens as part of… Continue reading Suzuki, Robertson, and Shen Selected for World Juniors

Jason Robertson Traded to Niagara

Jason Robertson, a 2nd round draft pick of the Dallas Stars in 2017, has been traded from the Kingston Frontenacs to the Niagara IceDogs along with top-pairing defenseman Jacob Paquette in a blockbuster deal for 11 draft picks as well as defenseman Billy Constantinou and forward Ian Martin.Robertson is a two-time 40 goal scorer in… Continue reading Jason Robertson Traded to Niagara