The 2021-2022 NHL season starts with seven players of Asian descent on a NHL roster, highlighted by a number of young forwards entering their prime in Nick Suzuki (MTL), Jason Robertson (DAL), and Kailer Yamamoto (EDM). Now the Montreal Canadiens' undisputed No. 1 centre, Suzuki recently signed an 8-year extension with an $7.875 million AAV… Continue reading 2022 Season Preview
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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
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
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