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Kailer Yamamoto

Larry Brunt

WHL:

  • 2014-15: 11-game point streak from Dec. 12 – Jan.13, including 5-game goal streak. 1st hat trick on Dec. 28 at POR. Ranked 2nd in WHL rookie scoring (1st Western Conference). Led Chiefs in GWG.
  • 2015-16: Led Chiefs in points, assists, PPG, +/- & GWG. T-13th WHL assists.
  • 2016-17: Led Chiefs in goals, assists, points, GWG and +/-. 6th in WHL scoring (1st Western Conference). No points in only 11 games & never went pointless in back-to-back games. Became 27th player in franchise history to reach 200 points (4th American) & 10th to do so in <4 seasons (1st American). Point in 17-of-18 games from Oct. 25-Dec. 30.
  • 2017-18: 4th on the Chiefs in scoring (21G-43A) despite playing only 40 regular season games.¬†Was on fire after returning from WJC, with 19G & 33A in 27GP. Recorded 19 multi-point games, including two with 5 points (1G-4A in each) and two with 4 points.

TOURNAMENTS:

  • 6A in 4GP at 2014 U17 Select Five Nations Tournament.
  • 3G & 3A in 6GP at 2014 World U17 Hockey Challenge.
  • Led all scorers at 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament (4G-3A).
  • Earned bronze with USA at 2016 IIHF U18 Men’s World Championship.
    • Tied lead in goals (7G-6A).
  • 1G & 1A at 2017 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game.
  • Competed for USA at 2017 World Junior Summer Showcase (3G-3A).
  • 2G & 2A at 2018 IIHF WJC with Team USA (bronze).

PROFESSIONAL:

  • Drafted by Edmonton in 2017 (1st round, 22nd overall).
  • Played 9 regular season games with Edmonton to start 2017-18 season, recording 3 assists.

FAMILY:

  • Brother Keanu played for Chiefs from 2013-17.

AWARDS:

  • 2014-15 Chiefs Rookie of the Year
  • 2014-15 WHL Western Conference Rookie of the Year
  • 2015-16 Chiefs Most Sportsmanlike Player
  • 2016-17 Chiefs Player of the Year
  • 2016-17 WHL Western Conference Second Team All-Star
  • 2017-18 WHL Player of the Week (Jan. 28)
  • 2017-18 Chiefs¬†Player of the Year

CHIEFS RECORDS (after 16-17 season):

  • 17th in points, 16th in assists, 66th in GP, t-12th in point per game.
  • 3rd in single season points by a 16-year-old (2nd in goals, 2nd in assists).