• Yogan had 25 goals and 55 points in 63 games this season before a broken foot, suffered blocking a shot, ended his season in early March.
• Selected by the Windsor Spitfires in 2007, he played his rookie season with Windsor before heading to Erie in a trade.
• A Boca Raton native, Yogan was originally interested in karate, but got his start in hockey at the age of seven when a friend asked him to come out and skate. He played his minor hockey for the Florida Junior Panthers and his first team was the Coral Springs Coyotes. He also played a year of minor hockey for former Detroit Red Wings defenseman, Uwe Krupp, who influenced his career and helped him make it to the OHL.
• His father, Mark, is a pilot and they travelled thousands of miles in minor hockey playing in several tournaments around North America – one of his favourite memories was winning the MVP award at the Boston Junior Chowder Cup.
NHL team: Florida Panthers NHL player: Joe Thornton Shootout move: “Fake forehand, backhand, forehand, low blocker” Goal celebration: “Fist pump” Video game: Call of Duty Movie: Wedding Crashers TV show: Nitro Circus Actor: Will Ferrell Music artist: Lil Wayne Website: facebook.com Book: Davinci Code Pump-up song: New noise by Refused Home-cooked meal: Salmon, Fettuccini Alfredo Activity away from the rink: Beach
I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.
— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round