Ross Yates

Ross Richard Yates (born June 18, 1959) is a Canadian former National Hockey League (NHL) player and a former American Hockey League (AHL) head coach.

Ross Yates
Born (1959-06-18) June 18, 1959 (age 61)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Hartford Whalers
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1981–1992

BiographyEdit

As a youth, Yates played in the 1970, 1971 and 1972 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournaments with a minor ice hockey team from Mount Royal, Quebec.[1] Yates was an All-Canadian with the Mount Allison University Mounties where he set Canadian college scoring records. He played seven (NHL) games with the Hartford Whalers during the 1983–84 season. He played in Europe after his NHL years and then entered coaching. He is the former head coach of both the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL and the Saint John Sea Dogs of the QMJHL.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1976–77 Mount Allison University AUAA 20 7 7 14 18
1977–78 Mount Allison University AUAA 20 8 21 29 38
1978–79 Mount Allison University AUAA 20 21 26 47 34
1979–80 Mount Allison University AUAA 27 23 54 77 14
1980–81 Mount Allison University AUAA 21 16 56 72 12
1980–81 Binghamton Whalers AHL 14 4 1 5 2 5 0 0 0 0
1981–82 Binghamton Whalers AHL 80 22 23 45 53 15 5 6 11 10
1982–83 Binghamton Whalers AHL 77 41 84 125 28 5 0 6 6 2
1983–84 Hartford Whalers NHL 7 1 1 2 4
1983–84 Binghamton Whalers AHL 69 35 73 108 82
1984–85 Mannheimer ERC 1.GBun 35 31 39 70 45 9 9 8 17
1984–85 Fredericton Express AHL 5 0 2 2 4
1985–86 Mannheimer ERC 1.GBun 36 20 41 61 38
1985–86 Rochester Americans AHL 22 4 8 12 4
1986–87 EHC Kloten NDA 33 36 39 75 28
1987–88 EHC Kloten NDA 36 31 40 71 26 5 1 9 10 12
1988–89 EHC Kloten NDA 36 34 36 70 21 6 2 6 8 2
1989–90 EHC Kloten NDA 31 15 26 41 40
1990–91 SC Rapperswil-Jona SUI II 32 26 39 65 34 6 5 9 14 4
1991–92 HC Auronzo ITA II 24 29 40 69 26
1991–92 EHC Kloten NDA 2 0 1 1 0
AHL totals 262 106 189 295 169 30 5 14 19 16
1.GBun totals 71 51 80 131 83 9 9 8 17
NDA totals 138 116 142 258 115 11 3 15 18 14

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-10.

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