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Brandon Yip
Position Right wing
Shoots Right
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
180 lb (82 kg)
NHL Team Nashville Predators
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born April 25 1985 (1985-04-25) (age 31),
Vancouver, BC, CAN
NHL Draft 239th overall, 2004
Colorado Avalanche
Pro Career 2009 – present

Brandon Yip (born April 25, 1985 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger currently playing for the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing careerEdit

Yip was drafted by the Avalanche in the 8th round (239 overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. He played amateur junior hockey with the Coquitlam Express of the BCHL before enrolling to play collegiative hockey with Boston University of the Hockey East. In his freshman year in 2005–06, Brandon scored an impressive 31 points in 39 games and was named Hockey East rookie of the year. After winning the NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Championship with the Terriers in his senior year in 2008–09, Yip graduated from BU with high honors with a B.S. in Criminal Justice.

On July 22, 2009, Yip signed a two-year entry level contract with the Avalanche. Yip made his NHL debut in 2009–10, his first pro season, after being recalled by the Avalanche from AHL affiliate, the Lake Erie Monsters, on December 19, 2009 in a 5-2 home win against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Yip scored his first goal three days later against Jonas Hiller of the Anaheim Ducks.

On January 19, 2012, Brandon was claimed off waivers by the Nashville Predators.

Awards and achievementsEdit

Career statistics Edit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04Coquitlam ExpressBCHL5631386987412314
2004–05Coquitlam ExpressBCHL4320426292761712
2005–06Boston UniversityHE399223159
2006–07Boston UniversityHE18561129
2007–08Boston UniversityHE3711122328
2008–09Boston UniversityHE45202343118
2009–10Lake Erie MonstersAHL62024
2009–10Colorado AvalancheNHL32118192262246
NHL totals 32 11 8 19 22 6 2 2 4 6

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