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

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