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Stephane Yelle
Stephane Yelle
Center
Number: 18
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 182
Shoots: Left
Born: May 9, 1974
Birthplace: Ottawa, ON, Canada
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Drafted: NJD / 1992 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 8th (186th overall)
CAREER
2008-09:
Completed his 13th NHL season, skating in 77 games with the Boston Bruins and totaling 18 points (7g, 11a)… Won 52 percent of his face-offs… Led all Bruins forwards in blocked shots (56) and was fourth among Boston forwards in hits (107)… Had two helpers vs. FLA (2/24)… Played his 900th career NHL game at NJ (2/13)… Notched a pair of assists on New Year’s Day vs. PIT (1/1)… Skated a season-high 17:18 of ice time vs. ATL (12/13)… Matched his career high with three points (2g, 1a), including the game-winning goal, vs. MTL (11/13)… Earned his first point with Boston with a goal vs. ATL (10/25)… Made his Bruins debut at COL (10/9)… Missed five games due to injury (neck). 2007-08: Notched 12 points (3g, 9a) in 74 games with Calgary… Had points in consecutive games twice (10/12-10/13: 0g, 2a; 1/18-1/22: 2g, 1a)… Earned one multi-point game, notching a goal and an assist vs. MIN (1/22)… Skated in his 800th NHL game at CBJ (12/18)… Missed five games with a hip injury… Scored a pair of goals in the Flames’ 3-2 playoff win at SJ (4/9), and played in all seven of Calgary’s postseason contests. 2006-07: Skated in just 56 games for the Flames, totaling 24 points (10g, 14a)… Was the recipient of the Flames’ J.R. McCaig Award, awarded to the player who best exemplifies Mr. McCaig’s virtues of respect, courtesy and compassion… Missed 22 games after suffering a broken leg at BOS (10/19)… Had three multi-point games, all two-point efforts. 2005-06: Was Calgary’s nominee for the Masterton Trophy, which honors perseverance and dedication to hockey… Tallied 18 points (4g, 14a) in 74 regular-season games for the Flames… Led the team in face-off percentage (55.4%) and was second on the club in plus/minus (+10)… Earned four power-play points and scored one powerplay goal… Scored the game-winning goal and added an assist vs. PHX (4/5)… Played in his 700th career NHL game at MIN (3/21)… Earned his 200th career NHL point with a power-play assist at NSH (3/18)… Assisted on game-winning goals in consecutive games vs. MIN (11/1) and vs. CBJ (11/3)… Missed eight games due to injury… Played in all seven of Calgary’s playoff games against Anaheim, scoring the opening goal of Game 6 at ANA (5/1). 2004-05: Did not play. 2003-04: Led the Flames in faceoff percentage (56.6%)… Played in his 600th career NHL game at CHI (11/12)… Missed 29 games due to injury… Had six points (3g, 3a) as the Flames advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals before falling to Tampa Bay in seven games… It marked his third career trip to the Stanley Cup Finals. 2002-03: Completed his first season with Calgary after being acquired by the Flames on 10/1… Skated in all 82 games for the Flames, a career high… Matched his career-long point streak with a four-game streak (10/22-10/31: 1g, 4a). 2001-02: Skated in just 50 games for Colorado, a career low… Played his 500th career NHL game vs. ATL (4/3)… Played his 100th career Stanley Cup playoff game vs. SJ (5/4). 2000-01: Matched his career-high with a four-game point streak (10/4-10/12: 1g, 3a)… Had three points (1g, 2a) in 23 playoff games as he won his second Stanley Cup with the Avalanche… His playoff goal was an overtime tally during the Western Conference Finals at STL (5/18). 1999-00: Established a career high with three assists at NYR (2/18)… Recorded his 100th career point vs. VAN (12/6)… Scored one of an Avalanche-franchise-record three goals in a 1:00 span at CGY (3/7) along with Joe Sakic and Adam Deadmarsh… Missed three games due to injury. 1998-99: Had 15 points (8g, 7a) in 72 games… Netted his first career power-play goal at CHI (1/10). 1997-98: Matched his career-best with a four-game point streak (1/31-2/7) and had two three-game streaks as well… Had his stretch of 128-consecutive games played snapped when he missed the game vs. DE T (4/18). 1996-97: Had a career-high 17 assists… Established a career-best with a four-game point streak (11/16-11/27)… Finished the season with 26 points (9g, 17a) and was plus or even in 62 of his 79 games. 1995-96: Completed his first NHL season with Colorado during the team’s first season in Denver after relocating from Quebec… Notched 27 points (13g, 14a) in 71 games and led all NHL rookies in shorthanded points (4)… Was third among rookies in plus/minus (+15)… His 27 points are still a career high… Played his first NHL game vs. DE T (10/6)… Earned his first NHL point with an assist vs. WSH (10/18)… Netted his first NHL goal vs. CGY (11/1)… Missed nine games due to a groin injury… Competed in his first NHL playoff season, playing all 22 postseason contests and totaling five points (1g, 4a) as the Avalanche won the Stanley Cup… Netted his first NHL playoff goal vs. DE T (4/22). 1994-95: Played his first professional season, spending the year with Quebec’s AHL affiliate in Cornwall… Had 33 points (18g, 15a) in 40 games and led the team in game-winning goals (5). 1993-94: Notched 104 points (35g, 69a) in 66 games for Oshawa during his final season of junior hockey… Was second among Oshawa skaters in points (104), first in assists (69) and third in goals (35)… Completed his junior career with 204 points (71g, 133a) in 187 games. 1992-93: Was fifth among Oshawa skaters in scoring with 74 points (24g, 50a) in 66 games. 1991-92: Totaled 26 points (12g, 14a) in 55 games during his first season of junior hockey with Oshawa of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL).
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