Jeremy Yablonski

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Jeremy Yablonski
Born (1980-03-21) March 21, 1980 (age 38)
Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 245 lb (111 kg; 17 st 7 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for St. Louis Blues
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2000–2015

Jeremy Yablonski (born March 21, 1980) is a former professional ice hockey right winger. Primarily a hockey enforcer, Yablonski is a six time, novice Golden Gloves boxing champion. After his professional hockey career, Yablonski went on to obtain his Master in International Business.

Playing career[edit]

Yablonski first played for the St. Louis Blues[1] and received a five-minute major for fighting Todd Fedoruk. From there Yablonski continued a 15-year career in professional hockey as an enforcer. Playing for Nashville Predators NHL/AHL, Ottawa Senators NHL/AHL, NY Islanders NHL/AHL, Vityaz KHL, Yablonski made a huge impact on the ice with his high energy play and willingness to protect his teammates. Yablonski won the Calder Cup in the AHL and the Kelly Cup in the ECHL.

Jeremy Yablonski fought in his first professional mixed martial arts competition on May 12, 2007, at XFS (Extreme Fight Series) 5, knocking his opponent out in 19 seconds of the first round. Yablonski improved in XFS-6 on June 14, 2007 by knocking his opponent out in 17 seconds of the first round. Jeremy Yablonski confirmed his signing with Vityaz Chekhov on July 24, 2011.

In 2013, he expressed interest in gaining first Polish,[2] and then Ukrainian dual-citizenship in order to play for the Ukrainian national hockey team.[3]

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