Warren Howard Young (born January 11, 1956 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired Canadian Professional Hockey Left Winger who played 7 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Minnesota North Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins and Detroit Red Wings.
He did not sign with the Seals but went to Michigan Tech from 1976-79. Young then turned pro with the Oklahoma City Stars of the Central League and signed as a free agent with the Minnesota North Stars in 1981. He only played in 5 games with the Stars and then signed with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1983.
In his first season with the Pens he only got into 15 games. In 1984-85 Young amazed the league by scoring 40 goals and 32 assists and made the NHL All-Rookie Team.
In 1985-86 he signed with the Detroit Red Wings. Despite a decent season of 22 goals and 24 assists, The Wings sold him back to the Penguins. After two seasons split between the Pens and the minors, Young retired in 1988.
Young coached the Louisville Icehawks of the ECHL from 1991-94. He then coached the Brantford Smoke of the Colonial Hockey League in 1994-95. He ended his coaching career with the Louisville Riverfrogs of the ECHL from 1996-98.
Awards & achievementsEdit
NHL Regular Season
- Note: GP = Games played, G = Goals, A = Assists, PTS = Points, PIM = Penalties In Minutes
|1981–82||Minnesota North Stars||1||0||0||0||0|
|1982–83||Minnesota North Stars||4||1||1||2||0|
|1985–86||Detroit Red Wings||79||22||24||46||161|
|NHL||Regular Season Totals||236||72||77||149||472|