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.

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
NHL Totals 413 53 164 217 277 27 3 16 19 14


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)