Could Kailer Yamamoto become a real life version of Taro Tsujimoto? Photo: Andy Devlin/NHL via Getty Images
Patrick Blennerhassett
Opinion

Opinion

Patrick Blennerhassett

Kailer Yamamoto and the spirit of ‘Taro Tsujimoto’ lives on as the NHL readies for its first Asian superstar

  • A harmless prank in the 1970s by the Buffalo Sabres now looks like a reality as players of Asian descent are making an impact in the NHL
  • Kailer Yamamoto and Nick Suzuki are part of a first wave showcasing the growing diversity of North America and its accompanying sports leagues
Could Kailer Yamamoto become a real life version of Taro Tsujimoto? Photo: Andy Devlin/NHL via Getty Images
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