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Wendell Edward Young (born August 1, 1963) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender. He is currently the general manager of the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League.

Wendell Young
Born (1963-08-01) August 1, 1963 (age 56)
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Vancouver Canucks
Philadelphia Flyers
Pittsburgh Penguins
Tampa Bay Lightning
NHL Draft 73rd overall, 1981
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 1983–2001

Wendell's moniker is "Ringmaster" as he is currently the only player in hockey history to have won all four cups: The Memorial Cup, The Calder Cup, The Turner Cup & The Stanley Cup.

His Chicago Wolves Jersey #1 was retired in a ceremony at their home rink, The Allstate Arena, (Rosemont, IL) on December 1, 2001. All four cups were on hand to honor his history making achievements. This marked the first time The Chicago Wolves had retired a number since their inception into the then titled IHL (International Hockey League) in 1994.

Playing careerEdit

 
Young's retired number banner for the Chicago Wolves

Young played for the Vancouver Canucks, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning in the National Hockey League. Young is the only hockey player to have won a Memorial Cup (in 1982 with the Kitchener Rangers), a Calder Cup (with the 1988 Hershey Bears), a Turner Cup (with the 1998 and 2000 Chicago Wolves), and a Stanley Cup (with the 1991 and 1992 Penguins). He also has 2 Robertson Cups with the Kitchener Rangers as Ontario Hockey League Champions in 1981 and 1982.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP W L T/OT MIN GA SO GAA SV% GP W L MIN GA SO GAA SV%
1980–81 Kitchener Rangers OHL 42 19 15 0 2215 164 1 4.44 4 2 2 189 14 0 4.44
1981–82 Kitchener Rangers OHL 60 38 17 2 3470 195 1 3.37 5 2 2 243 18 0 4.44
1982–83 Kitchener Rangers OHL 61 41 19 0 3611 231 1 3.84 12 6 5 720 43 0 3.58
1983–84 Salt Lake Golden Eagles CHL 20 11 6 0 1094 80 0 4.39 4 0 2 122 11 0 5.42
1983–84 Fredericton Express AHL 11 7 3 0 569 39 1 4.11
1983–84 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 6 4 1 1 339 17 0 3.01
1984–85 Fredericton Express AHL 22 7 11 3 1242 83 0 4.01
1985–86 Fredericton Express AHL 24 12 8 4 1457 78 0 3.21
1985–86 Vancouver Canucks NHL 22 4 9 3 1023 61 0 3.58 .886 1 0 1 60 5 0 5.00 .844
1986–87 Fredericton Express AHL 30 11 16 0 1676 118 0 4.22
1986–87 Vancouver Canucks NHL 8 1 6 1 420 35 0 5.00 .844
1987–88 Hershey Bears AHL 51 33 15 1 2922 135 1 2.77 12 12 0 767 28 1 2.19
1987–88 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 6 0 3 2 320 20 0 3.76 .865
1988–89 Muskegon Lumberjacks IHL 2 1 0 1 125 7 0 3.36
1988–89 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 22 12 9 0 1151 92 0 4.80 .863 1 0 0 39 1 0 1.55 .909
1989–90 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 43 16 20 4 2319 161 1 4.17 .873
1990–91 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 18 4 6 2 773 52 0 4.04 .879
1991–92 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 18 7 6 0 838 53 0 3.80 .889
1992–93 Atlanta Knights IHL 3 3 0 0 183 8 0 2.62
1992–93 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 31 7 19 2 1592 97 0 3.66 .872
1993–94 Atlanta Knights IHL 2 2 0 0 120 6 0 3.00
1993–94 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 9 2 3 1 480 20 1 2.50 .905
1994–95 Chicago Wolves IHL 37 14 11 7 1882 112 0 3.57 .894
1994–95 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 10 3 6 0 497 27 0 3.26 .894
1995–96 Chicago Wolves IHL 61 30 20 6 3285 199 1 3.63 .899 9 4 5 540 30 0 3.33
1996–97 Chicago Wolves IHL 52 25 21 4 2931 170 1 3.48 .894 4 1 3 256 13 0 3.04
1997–98 Chicago Wolves IHL 51 31 14 3 2912 149 2 3.07 .896 9 5 3 515 24 1 2.79
1998–99 Chicago Wolves IHL 35 20 10 4 2047 149 3 2.46 .914 7 4 3 256 19 1 2.71 .905
1999–00 Chicago Wolves IHL 48 32 12 4 2781 128 6 2.76 .901 9 5 3 488 27 1 3.32 .866
2000–01 Chicago Wolves IHL 38 17 16 3 2074 109 3 3.15 .899 7 2 4 373 21 0 3.38 .884
NHL totals 187 59 86 12 9410 618 2 3.94 .876 2 0 1 99 6 0 3.65

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