SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has hired Mike Yandle as a scout.
He will focus primarily on amateur scouting in the Northeast, including the New England and Maritime areas, among others.
Yandle spent the last nine seasons as an amateur scout with the Florida Panthers organization. Before joining the Panthers, he spent four years as a scout with the Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL), and also served as a coach for the Boston Jr. Bruins (EJHL) for five seasons (2001-06). Yandle has served as a coach for the Beantown Classic since 2003 and also coached at Randolph High School in Massachusetts.
The Boston native is the uncle of Arizona Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle. He resides in New Brunswick and has one daughter, Maggie.