Wendell Young

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Wendell Young
Born (1963-08-01) August 1, 1963 (age 53)
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Vancouver Canucks
Philadelphia Flyers
Pittsburgh Penguins
Tampa Bay Lightning
NHL Draft 73rd overall, 1981
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 1983–2001

Wendell Edward Young (born August 1, 1963) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender. He is currently the general manager of the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League.

Wendell's moniker is "Ringmaster" as he is currently the only player in hockey history to have won all four cups: The Memorial Cup, The Calder Cup, The Turner Cup & The Stanley Cup.

His Chicago Wolves Jersey #1 was retired in a ceremony at their home rink, The Allstate Arena, (Rosemont, IL) on December 1, 2001. All four cups were on hand to honor his history making achievements. This marked the first time The Chicago Wolves had retired a number since their inception into the then titled IHL (International Hockey League) in 1994.

Playing career[edit]

Young's retired number banner for the Chicago Wolves

Young played for the Vancouver Canucks, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning in the National Hockey League. Young is the only hockey player to have won a Memorial Cup (in 1982 with the Kitchener Rangers), a Calder Cup (with the 1988 Hershey Bears), a Turner Cup (with the 1998 and 2000 Chicago Wolves), and a Stanley Cup (with the 1991 and 1992 Penguins). He also has 2 Robertson Cups with the Kitchener Rangers as Ontario Hockey League Champions in 1981 and 1982.

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