Nolan Yonkman
Nolan Yonkman
Ducks - Defenseman
NUMBER: 40
HEIGHT: 6' 6"
WEIGHT: 247
SHOOTS: Right
BIRTHDATE: 04/01/1981
AGE: 33
BIRTHPLACE: Punnichy, SK, CAN
DRAFTED: WSH: 1999-37 overall
Traded to Brandon (WHL) by Kelowna (WHL) for Bart Rushner and Jan Fadrny, October 12, 2000. Missed majority of 2002-03 due to abdominal injury in training camp, September 25, 2002. Missed majority of 2003-04 and 2004-05 due to knee injury vs. Worcester (AHL), October 23, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 17, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 3, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 1, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, July 9, 2013.
Appeared in seven games for Florida in 2012-13, going scoreless with 11 PIM…set a career high with 19:03 TOI, Mar. 7 @ WSH…also appeared in 71 games for San Antonio (AHL), earning 0-7=7 points with 93 PIM…ranked third on the club in PIM…appeared in one game for Florida in 2011-12, going scoreless on Feb. 19 vs. ANA…played most of the season with San Antonio as team captain, scoring 2-11=13 points with a +19 rating and 102 PIM in 66 games…led the team in plus/minus and ranked second in PIM…was signed by Florida as a free agent, July 1, 2011…appeared in his fourth NHL season in 2010-11, his first with Phoenix…collected one assist (0-1=1) with a career-high +5 rating in 16 games…played the remainder of the season with San Antonio as team captain, earning 1-4=5 points with 104 PIM in 56 games…reached the 500-game milestone in his professional career, Feb. 5 @ Lake Erie…was signed by Phoenix as a free agent, July 3, 2010…appeared in his ninth professional season in 2009-10, his fourth with Milwaukee…served as team captain for the second season…made his fourth consecutive trip to the Calder Cup Playoffs, picking up an assist (0-1=1) and two PIM in seven games…played 76 regular-season games, scoring 2-7=9 points with a +4 rating and 170 PIM…ranked second on the team in PIM…appeared in his eighth professional season in 2008-09, his third with Milwaukee…went scoreless with 15 PIM in 11 Calder Cup Playoff games…ranked second on the club in PIM…collected 3-7=10 points with a +7 rating and 80 PIM in 61 regular-season contests as team captain…appeared in his seventh professional season in 2007-08, his second with Milwaukee…earned an assist (0-1=1) with 18 PIM in six Calder Cup Playoff games…appeared in 69 regular-season contests as alternate captain, posting seven assists (0-7=7) with 103 PIM…ranked third on the team in PIM…appeared in his sixth professional season in 2006-07, his first with Milwaukee…made his second career trip to the Calder Cup Playoffs, going scoreless with two PIM in four games…played 77 regular-season games with Milwaukee, scoring 3-10=13 points with 113 PIM…ranked third on the club in PIM…was signed by Nashville as a free agent, July 5, 2007…appeared in his third NHL season with Washington in 2005-06, recording 0-7=7 points with a +1 rating and 86 PIM in 38 games…set NHL career highs in points, assists, PIM and games played…finished third on the Capitals in PIM…twice had a career-best two-game scoring streak, including Apr. 17-18 (0-3=3) and Jan. 19-21 (0-3=3)…posted his second career multi-point game (0-2=2) in a 6-4 win, Apr. 17 vs. ATL…earned a career-high +3 rating along with his first career multi-point game (0-2=2) in a 5-4 shootout victory, Jan. 19 vs. STL…also played six games for Hershey (AHL), going scoreless with 15 PIM…was limited to 32 games with Portland (AHL) in 2004-05 after recovering from a knee injury suffered in Oct. 2003…scored 0-3=3 points with 68 PIM…appeared in one game for Washington in 2003-04, going scoreless on Oct. 18 @ STL…also played four games for Portland, going scoreless with a +3 rating and 11 PIM…suffered a season-ending knee injury on Oct. 24…appeared in his second professional season with Portland in 2002-03…made his Calder Cup Playoff debut, earning an assist (0-1=1) and two PIM in three games…collected 1-4=5 points with a +4 rating and 40 PIM in 24 regular-season contests…missed 56 games due to three injuries during the season…made his NHL debut with Washington in 2001-02, scoring one goal with a +3 rating and four PIM in 11 games…scored his first career NHL goal (Osgood), Apr. 6, @ NYI…logged 11:00 TOI in his NHL debut on Jan. 14 vs. BOS, a 1-0 overtime win…played the remainder of the season with Portland, earning 4-3=7 points with 116 PIM in 59 games.