Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Keith Yandle
Keith Yandle was born September 9, 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts. The fourth round, 105th overall selection of the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Yandle is a graduate of the QMJHL's Moncton Wildcats.

In his only year of junior hockey, the highly skilled defenseman led the CHL in scoring with 28 goals and 58 assists for 84 points and was named the Canadian Major Junior Defenseman of the Year. The next season he made his processional debut with the Coyotes to start the season, but shortly after, was sent to the club's AHL affiliate in San Antonio for development.

Yandle played nine seasons for the Coyotes, which includes All-Star Game appearances in 2011 and 2012. Prior to the 2015 trade deadline, Yandle, along with Chris Summers and a fourth round draft pick was traded to the New York Rangers for John Moore, Anthony Duclair, and a first and second round draft pick.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2004-05 Cushing Academy Penguins High-MA 34 14 40 54 52
2005-06 Moncton Wildcats QMJHL 66 25 59 84 109 +50 21 6 14 20 36
2005-06 Moncton Wildcats M-Cup 5 3 0 3 12
2006-07 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 7 0 2 2 8 0
2006-07 San Antonio Rampage AHL 69 6 27 33 97 -15
2007-08 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 43 5 7 12 14 -12
2007-08 San Antonio Rampage AHL 30 1 14 15 80 +3 5 0 0 0 8
2008-09 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 69 4 26 30 37 -4
2009-10 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 12 29 41 45 +16 7 2 3 5 4
2009-10 United States WC-A 6 1 3 4 0 -1
2010-11 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 11 48 59 68 +12 4 0 5 5 0
2011-12 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 11 32 43 51 +5 16 1 8 9 10
2012-13 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 48 10 20 30 54 +4
2013-14 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 8 45 53 63 -23
2014-15 Arizona Coyotes NHL 63 4 37 41 32 -32
2014-15 New York Rangers NHL 21 2 9 11 8 +6 19 2 9 11 10
2015-16 New York Rangers NHL 82 5 42 47 40 -4 5 1 0 1 2
NHL Totals 661 72 297 369 420 51 6 25 31 26


QMJHL First All-Star Team (2006) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2006) Canadian Major Junior Defenseman of the Year (2006) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011, 2012) Traded to NY Rangers by Arizona with Chris Summers and Arizona's 4th round pick (Tarmo Reunanen) in 2016 NHL Draft for John Moore, Anthony Duclair, Tampa Bay's 2nd round pick (previously acquired, later traded to Calgary - Calgary selected Oliver Kylington) in 2015 NHL Draft and NY Rangers' 1st round pick (later traded to Detroit - Detroit selected Dennis Cholowski) in 2016 NHL Draft, March 1, 2015. Traded to Florida by NY Rangers for Florida's 6th round pick (Tyler Wall) in 2016 NHL Draft and Florida's 4th round pick in 2017 NHL Draft, June 20, 2016.
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