Brenden Dillon

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Brenden Dillon
Brenden Dillon - Dallas Stars.jpg
Dillon during his time with the Stars in October 2014
Born (1990-11-13) November 13, 1990 (age 30)
Surrey, BC, CAN
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 225 lb (102 kg; 16 st 1 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Washington Capitals
Dallas Stars
San Jose Sharks
National team  Canada
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2011–present

Brenden Dillon (born November 13, 1990) is a Canadian ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Dallas Stars and San Jose Sharks.

Career[change | change source]

Before playing in the NHL, Dillon played one season with the Hope Icebreakers of the Pacific Junior Hockey League (PJHL) and four seasons with the Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League (WHL).

Dillon would go undrafted but was signed to a three-year entry-level contract with the Dallas Stars on March 1, 2011.[1] On February 1, 2013, Dillon was able to score his first NHL goal and his first career Gordie Howe hat trick in a 4–3 shootout win against the Phoenix Coyotes.[2]

On November 21, 2014, the Stars traded Dillon to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for Jason Demers and a 2016 third-round pick.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Dallas Stars Sign Prospect Brenden Dillon". Dallas Stars. Retrieved 2014-12-27.
  2. "Jagr's shootout goal gives Stars win over Coyotes". Dallas Stars. Retrieved 2014-12-27.
  3. "Sharks trade Demers, draft pick to Stars for Dillon". NHL. Retrieved 2014-12-27.

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