KAILER YAMAMOTO
North American Skater - BAKERSFIELD, AHL
Final Rank:17Midterm Rank:17
Position:Right WingShoots:Right
Height:5' 8"Weight:156
Born:September 29, 1998Hometown:Spokane, Wash.
Born in:Spokane, WA, USA
Drafted: 2017: EDM (1st Round / 22nd Overall) 

• Yamamoto led the Chiefs and finished sixth in the Western Hockey League with 42-57—99 during the 2016-17 regular season (65 GP) and was named to the WHL (West) Second All-Star Team.

• After being selected in the fifth round (105th overall) in the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft, Yamamoto finished second in the WHL in rookie goals and points with 23-34—57 in 2014-15 (68 GP).

• Internationally, Yamamoto helped Team USA earn a silver medal at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (3-3—6 in 6 GP) and captured bronze at the 2015 Under-18 World Championship while leading the tournament with seven goals (7-6—13 in 7 GP).

• His brother, Keanu, has spent the past four seasons with the Chiefs registering a career high 69 points (26-43—69 in 72 GP) in 2016-17.

• Models his style of play after Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane and Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello.


GETTING TO KNOW KAILER...

If I could "Carpool Karaoke" with any celebrity it would be: Will Ferrell

TV show I recently binge-watched: Entourage

Celebrity that always makes me laugh: Kevin Hart, Will Ferrell

App I spend way too much time on: Instagram

At an all-you-can eat buffet I go straight for the: Chicken Wings, Sushi

Coolest person I’ve ever met: Wayne Gretzky

The athlete I admire most: Sidney Crosby

One thing people usually don't know about me: I love to ski

If I could be any superhero I would be: Iron Man

I am inspired by: My Family and Dreams

I am afraid of: Snakes, Heights

I dream of: Making it to the NHL and being able to take care of my parents


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STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2019-2020BAKERSFIELDAHL154598
2017-2018SPOKANEWHL4021436418
2017-2018UNITED STATES (2018 WJC Championships)NATOUR72244
2016-2017SPOKANEWHL6542579946
2015-2016SPOKANEWHL5719527134
2015-2016USA (2016 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR9771412
2015-2016USA U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2015)ITLTOUR443714
2014-2015SPOKANEWHL6823345750
2014-2015United States (2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge)NATOUR63362