Canadian Hockey Player
Yann Sauvé is a Canadian professional hockey player. After a year of minor hockey with the
Chateauguay Patriotes , Sauvé was selected first overall by the Saint John Sea Dogs in the
2006 Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Entry Draft. After his first season, Sauvé was
named to Canada's national team for the 2007 IIHF World U18 Championships , held in
Rauma and Tampere , Finland . He recorded one assist over six games, as Canada was
defeated in the bronze medal game by Sweden.
He was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft , selected in the second round, 41st overall. He played major junior hockey with the Saint John Sea Dogs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) for four seasons before he joined the Canucks' minor league affiliates in 2010.
He made his NHL debut the on February 14 against the Minnesota Wild . Yann was diagnostic with a cancer in 2016 and successfully win the battle. Yann currently plays for the Nottingham Panthers in the UK's EIH. Yann attended New Brunswick University and are currently enrol to TÉLUQ University where he studied Entrepreneurship.