18   Brandon Yip
Brandon Yip

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Maple Ridge, B.C.

High School:
Coquitlam Express (BCHL)

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 197

Position:
F

Birthdate:
04/25/1985



YIP RADIO INTERVIEWS:
BU All-Access Radio Show Interview - February 26, 2009
BU All-Access Radio Show Interview - December 4, 2008


2008-09 HIGHLIGHTS

One of seven Terriers to appear in all 45 contests ... Set career highs in goals (20) and points (43) ... Ranked tied for sixth nationally in plus/minus at plus-24 ... Capped first career hat trick with 100th career point on March 6 in 8-2 road win over Providence ... Scored game-winning goal in 1-0 victory over UMass Lowell in Hockey East title game ... Has 118 penalty minutes to break school record of 112 set by Doug Friedman in 1993-94 ... Tallied 11 points (2g, 9a) during seven-game point streak from Jan. 30-Feb. 20 ... Named to Hockey East Honor Roll four times (10/20, 1/5, 2/23, 3/9, 3/16).

2007-08 HIGHLIGHTS

Appeared in 37-of-40 games ... Finished sixth on team in scoring with 23 points on a career-high 11 goals and 12 assists ... Recorded four power-play goals ... Tallied a career-best four points (1g, 3a) in 6-2 win over UMass Lowell on Feb. 8 ... Scored two goals in 7-4 win at Northeastern on Feb. 22 ... Recorded a goal and an assist in 9-1 win at Vermont on Nov. 16 ... Also had a one-goal, one-assist effort in 6-3 win over Cornell at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 24 to kick off a stretch of three straight games with a goal, following that up with a goal in both ends of a home-and-home against BC on Nov. 30-Dec. 1 ... Scored a goal at Vermont (11/17), vs. Vermont (1/5), vs. Merrimack (2/1) and at UMass (3/1) ... Named to Hockey East Honor Roll three times (12/3, 1/7, 2/11).

2006-07 HIGHLIGHTS

Appeared in 18 games, missing 16 games with a separated shoulder and five games due to a high ankle sprain ... Tallied five goals, including two game winners, and six assists ... Posted a +5 rating ... Scored game-winning goal in overtime to lift BU past Vermont, 3-2, in decisive third game of Hockey East quarterfinals ... Became first player in Hockey East history to twice score an overtime winner in the league playoffs ... Scored two goals in 4-2 victory at UNH on Feb. 16 ... Earned two assists in 6-5 win at Maine on Feb. 12 ... Assisted on two goals in 4-1 win at BC on Jan. 24 ... Scored BU's first goal of the year in 4-4 draw at RPI in season opener ... Two-time Hockey East Honor Roll selection (2/19, 3/12).

2005-06 HIGHLIGHTS

Hockey East Rookie of the Year and All-Rookie Team Selection ... New England Rookie of the Year ... Inside College Hockey All-Rookie Team ... Played in 39 contests, missing one game on Nov. 12 with a minor right knee sprain ... Scored his first career goal on Oct. 18 vs. RPI ... Led BU rookies and was tied for fourth overall on the team in scoring with 31 points on nine goals and 22 assists ... Held a +11 rating and scored two game-winning goals, including an overtime tally against Boston College in the Hockey East championship game ... Went on a hot streak mid-season with 16 points in 12 games, only not factoring in the scoring twice ... Of seven multiple-point outings, his best point total was three assists on two occasions, including the NCAA regional victory over Nebraska-Omaha on March 24 and a road game at Merrimack on Jan. 20 ... Tallied two goals at Dartmouth on Dec. 10 ... Named to the Hockey East Honor Roll on Dec. 12, Jan. 2 and Jan. 23, while earning Rookie of the Week honors on Jan. 16 and March 21 and Rookie of the Month honors for January.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Played two seasons (2003-05) with the Coquitlam Express of the British Columbia Hockey League ... Tied for first on the team in scoring in 2004-05 with 69 points (26-43) in 50 games. Led the team in points per game (1.4), second in goals (26), tied for first in assists (43), tied for third in power-play goals (7) and tied for first in short-handed goals (3). Third on the team in scoring in 2003-04 with 72 points (32-40) in 60 games. Led the team in power-play goals (14) ... Named to the BCHL All-Rookie Team. Named team's Rookie of the Year. Earned a spot at the BCHL All-Star Game ... Played for the Ridge Meadows Flames of the Pacific International Junior Hockey League in 2002-03. Totaled 64 points (26-38) in 34 games to be named the team's Rookie of the Year, earn PIJHL Prospects Game MVP and be selected to the PIJHL All-Star Team ... Graduated from Maple Ridge (B.C.) Secondary in 2003.

PERSONAL

Son of Gale and Wayne Yip of Maple Ridge, B.C. ... Enrolled in the University's College of Arts and Sciences ... Born April 25, 1985 ... Drafted by the Colorado Avalanche in the in the eighth round, 239th overall, of the 2004 National Hockey League Entry Draft.

Overall
YEAR GP G A Pts PP Sh GW PIM
2005-06 39 9 22 31 0 0 2 24/59
2006-07 18 5 6 11 2 0 2 13/29
2007-08 37 11 12 23 4 0 0 14/28
2008-09 45 20 23 43 4 1 3 48/118
Tot. 139 45 60 108 10 1 7 99/234
Hockey East
YEAR GP G A Pts PP Sh GW PIM
2005-06 26 5 14 19 0 0 0 17/45
2006-07 12 2 5 7 0 0 1 7/14
2007-08 25 10 9 19 4 0 0 7/14
2008-09 27 12 11 23 3 1 2 32/75
Tot. 90 29 39 68 7 1 3 63/148

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