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#53 Trevor Yates
Pos: C
D.O.B.: 3/6/95
From: Beaconsfield, PQ
Height: 6'2
Weight: 201
Shoots: Left
Drafted: Undrafted
Acquired: Signed 1 yr contract with Grand Rapids (AHL) 3/29/18
Personal:
Plus: Good skater with powerful stride... Good size and will use it to gain position in the slot... Nice shot selection, but at his best in close...
Minus: Needs to continue to develop offensive game... Consistency...
Organizational Comments: Red Wings Asst GM - Ryan Martin
What GRC says: Summer 2018 A 2018 Hobey Baker finalist, Yates is a nice blend of size and skating and has worked hard to increase his speed and strength. His father Ross played as a pro, so he has good bloodlines and knows what it takes to be a pro. Played on a well balanced Cornell team, which make his low scoring totals deceiving. Uses his size wel, and can blow by or blow through defenders to get to the net. He is probably ticketed to start the season in Toledo (ECHL), but it would not be surprising to see him garner time with the Griffins.

Role: Offensive Center
Projection: Minor League Pivot

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Transactions
3/29/18 Signed 1-yr contract with Grand Rapids (AHL)
3/29/18 Signed ATO with Grand Rapids (AHL)
4/15/18 Released from ATO by Grand Rapids (AHL)