2022 Season Preview

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

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

Matt Dumba Awarded King Clancy Trophy

Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba has won the King Clancy Trophy for his work advancing inclusiveness in hockey. A second-generation Flipino-Canadian, Dumba is one of the founders of the Hockey Diversity Alliance and has also had a leading role in the Rebuild Minneosta initative to help businesses affected by the George Floyd protests. I spend… Continue reading Matt Dumba Awarded King Clancy Trophy