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: Nick Suzuki

For the first time since the inception of the World Juniors, Canada will be without a medal when hosting the tournament after a heart-breaking 2-1 overtime loss to Finland in the quarterfinals. Overshadowed by the dramatic finish in Vancouver, Nick Suzuki had a solid tournament for the Canadians. The Montreal Canadiens prospect made numerous outstanding… Continue reading 2019 World Juniors Recap: Nick Suzuki

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