MENU

Examiner.com: Meet the Ams — Zachary Yuen

By Rene Ferran | Examiner.com

A year ago, Zachary Yuen was a fresh-faced 16-year-old on the Tri-City Americans blue line, learning the ropes on a championship team.

Nowadays, Yuen still is pretty fresh-faced, but he’s a grizzled veteran of 17, counted upon to provide leadership in the back.

“During the playoffs, I played a lot more, and that helped me this year,” Yuen said. “The first half of last year, I didn’t play, but in the playoffs, the coaches were trusting me a lot more. I got a lot more ice time, and I was playing a lot better. It felt pretty good.”

Yuen spent the offseason working on all aspects of his game and came into the season with the mindset to become more offensive-minded and bring the puck out of the defensive zone more.

 

Click below to read more…

More News
Ams sweep home-and-home weekend against Winterhawks in overtime
1 day ago
12/15 Gesa Check of the Night
2 days ago
Americans make late comeback, earn 3-2 overtime victory over Winterhawks
2 days ago
Mutala Named to CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game
5 days ago
SWX Power Play Show 12/28
1 week ago
0:26
12/ Gesa Check of the Night
1 week ago
The CHL Privacy Policy has been updated for your security. To view the new policy, please click here.