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Keith Yandle | Defenseman | #3

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 9/9/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 196
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 4 (105) / ARI
Contract: view contract details

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Keith Yandle earned three assists in Monday's 5-4 shootout loss to the New York Islanders.
Yandle helped set up power-play goals by Aaron Ekblad and Aleksander Barkov in the second frame after he got the lone assist on Nick Bjugstad's opening goal of the contest. The Panthers defenseman finished the night with an even rating, four shots on goal and one blocked shot in 26:45 of ice time. Yandle has three goals and 16 points in 27 games this season. Dec 4 - 10:54 PM

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Keith Yandle contributed two assists in a 5-4 win over the Rangers on Tuesday night.

Yandle had a hand in goals by Jonathan Huberdeau (power play) and Michael Haley during the firs period. He didn't have a point in his previous three outings. Yandle has produced three goals and 10 helpers in 24 games this season.
Nov 29 - 9:28 AM

Keith Yandle netted his third goal of the year in a 3-2 loss to Anaheim on Sunday.

Yandle also added an assist in the contest, but the Panthers' comeback bid fell short in the third period. The Florida defender has 11 points through 20 contests this campaign.
Nov 20 - 10:33 AM

Keith Yandle scored a goal in Tuesday’s 5-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens.

Yandle gave the Panthers a 1-0 lead just 20 seconds into the first period. The Panthers seemed to be in control of the game until the Habs scored three goals in under two minutes to close out that middle period. Yandle now has one goal and three assists in eight games this season.
Oct 24 - 11:48 PM

Keith Yandle is optimistic and eager to get going for the 2017-18 campaign.

Yandle is looking forward to the upcoming season because the team will have healthy stars Jonathan Huberdeau and Aleksander Barkov back. He also likes that Dale Tallon is back in control of roster decisions. "Having Dale back in charge, I think that was the main thing that got everyone going," Yandle said. "You sense the power over the locker room that Dale can have. It's such a positive thing when you have a guy like Dale Tallon. Everyone respects him and everything he does for the team. Going into the season knowing he has our back, he has the team, and obviously that he hired great coaches too, it's a great thing."
Jul 27 - 3:03 PM

Florida has denied the report that they asked Keith Yandle to waive his no-move clause for the upcoming expansion draft.

According to the Miami Herald's George Richards, the Panthers won't ask the veteran defender to waive his NMC so he will be protected.
Jun 12 - 5:04 PM

The Florida Panthers have reportedly asked Keith Yandle to waive his no-movement clause ahead of this month's expansion draft.

This news is a little surprising considering Yandle signed a long-term, free agent contract with the Panthers last summer. The 30-year-old had five goals and 41 points in 82 games with Florida last season. Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman also mentioned the possibility of Vegas selecting Yandle in the expansion draft and trading him to another team. Of course, none of this can happen if Yandle refuses to waive his no-movement clause.
Jun 10 - 7:56 PM

With the helper he picked up in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Bruins, Keith Yandle moves one step closer to another 40-assist campaign.

Mark it now 36 assists and 41 points in 78 games for the Panthers. If he's able to pick up four more helpers, it'll be the second season in a row and the fourth time in his career he's accomplished the feat.
Apr 1 - 4:27 PM

Keith Yandle recorded a pair of assists in a 3-2 loss to Toronto on Tuesday.

Yandle amassed six points, including five helpers, in five games against the Maple Leafs this season. He has 40 points in 76 matches during his first campaign with the Panthers.
Mar 29 - 10:33 AM

Keith Yandle had a goal and a helper in Tuesday's 7-2 destruction of the Maple Leafs.

His fourth goal of the season and his first since Jan. 11 was the only score in the third period. Yandle, who has 35 points in 68 games, produced just four helpers over 12 games going into Tuesday's contest.
Mar 15 - 10:19 AM

Keith Yandle earned a pair of helpers in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to Edmonton.

Yandle now has 400 points in his career. He has accounted for six assists in the past eight games to give him 31 points on the season through 59 contests.
Feb 23 - 9:00 AM

Thanks to the assist he picked up, Keith Yandle now has points in three of his last five games.

He now had five points, all assists, over that span as well. For the season, Yandle now has 25 assists and 28 points in 54 games.
Feb 11 - 8:47 PM

On Thursday the NHL fined Keith Yandle $2,000 for breaking Rule 64 diving/embellishment.

This is the second time Yandle has been cited for the infraction, with the initial going un-penalized per the CBA agreement. Players can be fined up to $5,000 for diving/embellishment, but only triggered at the fifth citation. You can check out the video and a bit more explanation in the link below.
Source: NHL
Feb 9 - 2:18 PM

Keith Yandle leads Florida's defensemen with 20 assists and 23 points this season.

"He's fit in terrific," said Panthers GM and interim coach Tom Rowe. "He's such a positive influence on our young guys and in our locker room in general. We targeted him as our No. 1 free agent signing [because we] thought he'd really complement our forwards." Unfortunately, injuries to top forwards on the team have hurt his fantasy value, but he still has done well considering the circumstances.
Jan 23 - 10:17 AM

Keith Yandle scored his third goal of the season Wednesday in a 2-1 win over the New York Islanders.

He opened the scoring early in the first period for his first marker since Dec. 20. Yandle, who has 20 points in 43 contests, has two points in his last two appearances.
Jan 12 - 7:56 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Aleksander Barkov
2Vincent Trocheck
3Nick Bjugstad
4Jared McCann
5Derek MacKenzie
LW1Jonathan Huberdeau
2Jamie McGinn
3Connor Brickley
4Denis Malgin
5Dryden Hunt
RW1Evgenii Dadonov
2Radim Vrbata
3Colton Sceviour
4Micheal Haley
D1Aaron Ekblad
2Keith Yandle
3Michael Matheson
4Alex Petrovic
5Mark Pysyk
6Ian McCoshen
7MacKenzie Weegar
G1Roberto Luongo
2James Reimer
3Harri Sateri