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Keith Yandle | Defenseman | #3

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 9/9/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 196
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 4 (105) / ARI
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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

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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

Keith Yandle skated in his 700th career game Wednesday night.

He also owns the NHL's longest active iron-man streak with 590 consecutive games played. Unfortunately, Wednesday's contest was a forgettable one for Yandle after he posted a minus-3 rating in a 4-1 loss to Winnipeg. It also snapped a three-game point streak for the defenseman.
Jan 5 - 8:50 AM

Keith Yandle picked up a power-play helper during Thursday's 3-2 OT loss to the Canadiens.

He has accounted for a point in three of his last five games, with a goal and two assist in that span. Yandle's now up to 15 assists and 17 points in 37 games this season.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 01:11:00 AM

Keith Yandle did not miss any games despite sustaining a foot injury last week.

Yandle's Ironman streak is still intact. Yandle has now played in 580 consecutive NHL games (tied for ninth in NHL history) which is remarkable given he is a defensemen who are generally more prone to injury. Hats off to Yandle.
Sun, Dec 11, 2016 10:11:00 AM

It was thought that Keith Yandle could miss two weeks after a shot hit his foot on Monday, but he ended up logging 23:57 of ice time on Tuesday versus Philadelphia.

"He played unbelievable," interim coach Tom Rowe said. "That shows you how tough he is, mentally and physically. ... Our trainers deserve a lot of credit for getting him ready. Dave DiNapoli, Tim Witner, and Tommy Alvo, that's a phenomenal medical staff. They had him in the lineup and that's a big help. It's great for the young kids to see that. In a game where he could have mailed in easily and nobody would have said a word, but that's the kind of teammate he is." Yandle has suited up in 578 consecutive games over the last 7 1/2 years.
Thu, Dec 8, 2016 08:11:00 AM

Keith Yandle will be in the lineup for the Panthers Tuesday night after he suffered a lower-body injury Monday.

He was expected to miss some time due to the ailment, but after going through treatments Tuesday he will play and keep his iron-man streak alive. Yandle will play in his 578th straight game.
Tue, Dec 6, 2016 06:59:00 PM

Keith Yandle could be available to play Tuesday night after all.

He will take part in the pregame warmup and then a decision will be made on his status. Yandle received plenty of treatment Tuesday and will see if he can stretch his consecutive games played streak to 578 matches.
Tue, Dec 6, 2016 05:10:00 PM

Keith Yandle's 577 consecutive games played streak is expected to end Tuesday night.

He suffered a lower-body injury in the Panthers' 4-3 overtime loss to Boston on Monday night. Interim bench boss Tom Rowe said afterward that Yandle was expected to be out for a while.
Tue, Dec 6, 2016 03:17:00 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Aleksander Barkov
2Vincent Trocheck
3Nick Bjugstad
4Derek MacKenzie
5Denis Malgin
6Michael Sgarbossa
LW1Jonathan Huberdeau
2Jonathan Marchessault
3Jussi Jokinen
4Colton Sceviour
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Thomas Vanek
3Reilly Smith
4Shawn Thornton
D1Aaron Ekblad
2Keith Yandle
3Jason Demers
4Mark Pysyk
5Michael Matheson
6Jakub Kindl
7Alex Petrovic
G1James Reimer
2Reto Berra
3Roberto Luongo