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Dylan Roobroeck Signs with Niagara IceDogs

May 7, 2020 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL) - Niagara IceDogs News Release

Niagara, ON - Niagara IceDogs General Manager Joey Burke is proud to announced that 2020 OHL Priority Selection third round (45th overall) pick Dylan Roobroeck has signed a Standard Player Agreement, committing to the team. The 6'03" centreman played the 2019-20 season with London Jr. Knights MM AAA program. He also played 7 games of junior hockey. He played 3 games with the Brantford 99ers (OJHL), and 4 games with the London Nationals (GOJHL).

In 33 games played with the London Jr. Knights, the London born 15-year old scored 14 goals, collected 18 assists (32 points). For an athlete of his size, Roobroeck's skating exceeds expectations. He's known most for his stickhandling, ability to finish on plays, and work ethic.

General Manager Burke announced the signing today, saying "This is a great day for us! Dylan played at an extremely high level all season. We were surprised and thrilled to see him available in the 3rd round.

"This is a guy who had a big growth spurt prior to the season and has really grown into himself well. Dylan combines size, awareness, a smooth style with high end puck skills and finish. He plays a game that is very conducive to our league.

"I really believe the sky is the limit for his potential. I am very excited to make it official, and I can't wait to get started!"

"I'm excited to be signing with the Niagara IceDogs today." Said Roobroeck. "I'm excited to get started with this great organization".

Fans can look forward to watching Dylan the next time the team hits the ice.


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