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Zachary Yuen

North American Skater - Tri-City, WHL
Final Rank:69Midterm Rank:87
Position:DefensemanShoots:Left
Height:6' 0"Weight:205
Born:March 3, 1993Hometown:Vancouver, BC
Born in:Vancouver, BC, CAN
Drafted: 2011: WPG (4th Round / 119th Overall)  Winnipeg Jets
• Yuen was one of eight WHL defenseman invited to the NHL Combine. He played all 72 regular-season games with Tri-City, recording eight goals, 24 assists and recording a team-high plus-41 rating.

• A Vancouver native, his father, Charles, moved to Canada from Hong Kong as a teenager and took up hockey recreationally. His sister, Montana, played hockey with the boys until she reached bantam.

• He played his minor hockey for the North Shore Winterhawks and got his start in hockey at the age of three – he figure skated briefly before getting serious about hockey.

• Yuen is an accomplished pianist -- he started playing the piano at age four. He is classified as a concert pianist and certified to teach theory and piano.

NEWS: Yuen hopes to become third Chinese-Canadian NHLer (click here)

NEWS: Yuen’s Piano Skills Brought Him The Focus For Hockey (click here)

FAVORITES

NHL team: Vancouver Canucks
NHL player: Drew Doughty
Goal celebration: “Triple fist pump on one knee”
Video game: NHL 11
Movie: Inception
TV show: King of Queens
Actor: Kevin James
Cartoon: Looney Tunes
Website: NHL.com
Pump-up song: “Nightmare” by Avenged Sevenfold
Restaurant: PF Chang’s
Sport (other than hockey): Lacrosse
Breakfast food: Toast, eggs and a fruit smoothie
Superhero: Batman

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2009-2010TRI-CITYWHL4213419
2010-2011TRI-CITYWHL728243265