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