Dean Yakura

#11 Center

Height: 6' | Weight: 197

Shoots: Right | Years Pro: 9th

Born: Jun 26, 1985
Hometown: West Vancouver, BC

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2017-18: Spent entire season with SPHL Knoxville, posting seven goals and 15 assists over 46 games before being waived 3/20…Tallied a goal and an assist 11/5 at Fayetteville…Had a five-game point streak November 11-30, culminating in a three-assist outburst vs Fayetteville 2016-17: Spent season primarily with FHL Danbury, serving as team captain for second consecutive season…Notched 10 goals and 31 assists in 37 games, adding two goals and two assists in two postseason outings for the Titans…Also tallied a goal and an assist in 11 ECHL games amidst call-ups to ECHL Manchester and Adirondack 2015-16: Spent entire season with FHL Danbury, serving as team captain…Posted career bests with 25 goals and 58 assists in 56 games, adding a +28 rating…Notched a goal and two assists in five postseason contests 2014-15: Began season with Peoria, playing in one game 11/15 vs Columbus before being waived 11/16…Played in 12 FHL games between Dayton and Danbury, posting four goals and six assists, adding two helpers in three postseason contests for Danbury 2013-14: Spent entire season with Peoria, playing in 36 games, registering four goals and five assists…Tallied two goals 3/1 vs Louisiana…Skated in all three Rivermen playoff games vs Columbus 2012-13: Spent season in Asia League with Japan’s Nikko Icebucks, posting 6 goals and 12 assists over 41 games 2011-12: Split season between FHL Danville and ECHL Cincinnati, posting seven goals and eight assists in 16 games for the Dashers while tallying one assist in 19 contests for the Cyclones 2010-11: Began pro career with SPHL Pensacola, signing contract December 22…Skated in 20 games for the Ice Flyers, recording five goals and four assists…Made pro debut with an assist 12/22at Louisiana…Notched first pro goal 12/26 at Augusta…Recorded back-to-back multi-point outings, scoring twice 12/31 at Augusta and registering two assists 1/1 at Columbus…Loaned to ECHL Idaho 2/17, playing in five ECHL games, scoring one goal American International College: Played four seasons at AHA American International College in Springfield, MA…Skated in 71 career games for AIC, recording two goals and two assists Junior Hockey: Spent two junior seasons in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League, skating for the Southeast Blades in 2004-05 and Dauphin Kings in 2005-06…Led team in scoring in 2004-05 and was named an MJHL All Star…Earned MJHL’s Ed Belfour Scholarship Award in 2005