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Richard Yates

Richard Yates  #28

Center
NUMBER: 28 BIRTHDATE: June 18, 1959
BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
AUAA First All-Star Team (1981) AHL First All-Star Team (1983) Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award (Sportsmanship AHL) (1983) John B. Sollenberger Trophy (Leading Scorer AHL) (1983) Les Cunningham Award (MVP AHL) (1983) Signed as a free agent by Hartford, August 6, 1981.
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It's very special, obviously; there is draft day and then there's the day that you sign your first deal. It's been a crazy couple of weeks and I'm very honored to be able to do that."

— Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid on signing his first professional contract