Colorado Avalanche Logo and Header
16-17 Season TicketsSign up for Avs AlertAvalanche on FacebookAvalanche on TwitterAvalanche on Google+Follow Us on TumblrAvalanche on Foursquare
  • RSS

Avalanche Signs Brandon Yip

Forward Helped Lead Boston University to NCAA Title in 2009

Wednesday, 07.22.2009 / 3:19 PM MT / News
Colorado Avalanche
Share with your Friends

Avalanche Signs Brandon Yip
The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that it has signed forward prospect Brandon Yip to an entry-level contract.
In order to view this page you need JavaScript and Flash Player 9+ support!

Yip, 24, spent the past four years at Boston University (Hockey East), where he totaled 108 points (45g/63a) in 139 career games. As a senior in 2008-09, he helped the Terriers capture their fifth national championship by posting 43 points (20g/23a) in 45 contests. The 6-foot-1, 180-pound right wing finished second on BU’s scoring chart in goals and fourth in points last season.
“Brandon had a very strong year at Boston University and wrapped up his collegiate career by serving as a leader on a championship team,” said Avalanche General Manager Greg Sherman. “He has developed very well over the past four seasons and is ready to begin his pro career.”

A native of Vancouver, B.C., Yip was Colorado’s seventh selection (eighth round, 239th overall) in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. He was named Hockey East Rookie of the Year following the 2005-06 campaign after leading all conference freshmen in scoring with 31 points (9g/22a) in 39 contests.
2015-16 Ram Trucks Ice Girls
Avs Alert
. is the official Web site of the Colorado Avalanche. Colorado Avalanche and are trademarks of Colorado Avalanche, LLC. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2016 Colorado Avalanche Hockey Team, Inc. and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. NHL Stadium Series name and logo are trademarks of the National Hockey League.