Keith Michael Yandle is an American professional ice hockey defenseman and alternate captain for the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League. He previously played for the New York Rangers and Arizona Coyotes, the organization he was drafted by in the fourth round, 105th overall, at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Yandle quickly established himself as a premier offensive defenseman, leading the Coyotes in points in both the 2012–13 and 2013–14 seasons. He is currently the NHL ironman with the most consecutive games played, as of the end of 2018–19, he stands 4th all time with 852 consecutive games played. His streak is the longest ever by an NHL defenseman.
About Keith Yandle
Star defender who began his NHL career with the Phoenix Coyotes in 2006. He made consecutive NHL All-Star Games in 2011 and 2012. In March 2015, he was traded from the Coyotes to the New York Rangers.
He attended Cushing Academy and won a Quebec Major Junior Hockey League title with the Moncton Wildcats in 2006.
During his time in the QMJHL, he won the Emile Bouchard Trophy as the best defenceman and Telus Trophy as the best defensive player of the year.
His brother, Brian, played hockey at the University of New Hampshire from 2002 to 2006.
He was friends with Chris Bourque during his time at Cushing Academy.
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