Chris Yule -
1. Chris is a well decorated and talented Japanese Canadian center from Edmonton.
2. After dominating Midget AAA with the Maple Leaf Athletic Club (95 points in 51 games), he played in the AJHL for the St. Albert Saints from 1992-94, where he notched 111 points in 106 games.
3. Chris then moved to Japan to play in the Asia League (and formerly JIHL) for 19 years with Kokudo, @seibuprincessrabbits, and @cranes1949team. He consistently registered a point a game (600 points in 553 Japanese games), winning 7 JIHL championships with Kokudo and 1 Asia League championship with the Cranes.
4. Internationally, Chris played for Team Japan in the 1998 Olympics as one of the “gaijin samurai” and took home 3 Gold and 2 Bronze World Championship medals.
5. Chris relocated to Australia to suit up for the Melbourne Ice of the AIHL in 2015-16, where he notched 32 points in 23 games. He retired after that season and was recently named as head coach for the Ice for the 2021-22 season.