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Erik Yelle
#18 Erik Yelle
Defense (Shoots: R)
Height : 6'2"
Weight: 170 lbs
Born: 2001
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
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Name:  Erik Yelle
Number:  18
Nickname:  Yeller
Why:  Yelle+er = Yeller
Height:  6’2"
Weight:  170 lbs
Birthday:  April 29th, 2001
Hometown:  Toronto, Ontario
Birthplace:  Mississauga, Ontario
Position:  Defense
Shoots:  Right
Number of Years in AAA Hockey:  6 years
First Hockey Team:  Humber Valley Sharks
Family or relative with professional athletic/sporting backgrounds (Include name & relation):  My grandfather played major league baseball for the Cleveland Indians. My mother and father were Olympic swimmers.
When did you first begin playing hockey and how did you get started?  I started when I was 4 years old.  I used to watch my brother play, and wanted to be like him.


OHL Status:  Eligible for 2017
NHL Status:  Eligible for 2019
Date of when graduated High School:  June of 2018
School Class Average:  A%


Who has had the most influence on you (parent, coach, teammate) & Why  Coaches Louie Gialedakis, and Mike Corrado because they know what they're talking about when it comes to hockey, and they encourage me.
Who do you pattern your game after and why?  Drew Doughty because he is a great player, and game changer.
What jersey number do you wear & significance?  I wear number 18 because of my third cousin Stefan Yelle who played in the NHL.
Do you have any pre-game rituals or superstitions (what do you do & why)?  I focus and concentrate.
What is your most memorable hockey moment and why?  My most memorable hockey moment was my first bar down.
If you could have dinner with any three people, who would they be and why?  I would have dinner with Steven Stamkos, Drew Doughty, and Sidney Crosby. I would have dinner with them because they are my favourite hockey players.
The one thing people don't know about me is: I also like to play soccer.


Favourite NHL Team:  Nashville Predators
Favourite NHL Player:  Steven Stamkos
Favourite Shootout Move:  Spinorama
Favourite Goal Celebration:  Call me
Favourite Food:  Lamp chops
Favourite Breakfast Food:  Bacon
Ideal Pre Game Meal:  Ham and Cheese Omelette
What do you do to get ready for a game:  Focus and calm down.
Best moment in Hockey Career:  Joining the Marlies.
In 10 years you will find me:  Playing in the NHL.  Maybe for the Maple Leafs
Favourite Video Game:  NHL, and Fifa
Favourite Movie:  Oblivion and/or Inception
Favourite Actor/Actress:  Nick Frost
Favourite Website:  Youtube
Favourite Musical Band:  Florida Georgia Line
Favourite Pump-up song:  Lose Yourself
Favourite TV Show:  The Big Bang Theory
Favourite Cartoon:  SpongeBob
Favourite Superhero:  Flash Gorden
My friends describe me as:  Nice, and big
Person you admire most in sports:  Sidney Crosby
Why?  Because he is a great competitor, and captain.
Best hockey advice that you have ever received:  "Shoot the puck!"
Who gave that advice to you?  Everyone
Favourite Car:  BMW/Audi/Jaguar
Favourite Saying:  "AWESOME"
Heard it from:  Coach Louie Gialedakis
When I’m not playing hockey I like to:  Play soccer, and eat food.
Other Personal Interests:  Books, video games, having fun, and eating food.
Favourite Team in Sports Other than Hockey:  Arsenal
Best holiday that you have ever been on and when:  Barbados in 2011
Pets… What & Who:  The best pet I ever had was our dog named Billy Goat.

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