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Canmore Signs Dylan Witzke

July 29th, 2019 @ 12:24 pm

Canmore AB (July 29th 2019)

Dylan Witzke (Calgary, AB) will be joining the Canmore Eagles defence core starting the 2019/20 season.

Witzke an ’02 defenceman has committed to the Eagles and will become a key contributor in the Eagles lineup next season and for the years to come. Witzke recently completed an exceptional year with the Midget AAA Calgary Buffalos. During the regular season, he contributed 6 goals and 16 assists amounting to 22 points in 34 games played. During the playoffs, Witzke added 9 more points in 11 playoff games to help drive the Buffalos to an Alberta Midget Hockey League Championship. The AMHL Championship also led to a trip to the National Midget Championship Telus Cup. During the Telus Cup, Witzke added 5 more points in 7 games. When the season was completed Witzke finished with 8 goals, 29 assists and was named to the First Team All-Stars in the Alberta Midget Hockey League.   

“We are adding a player with a high pedigree of success," said Eagles Head Coach / GM Andrew Milne. "Dylan plays the game with high ability and intelligence. He was an important player for his team as they captured a league and Western Canadian Championship. His value to his team led to him being selected as a first-team all-star. Mike Glawson (Eagles Head of Scouting), had watched him closely for two seasons. When he is on the ice the puck is in his team’s possession and it moves in the right direction. On ice abilities along with exceptional academics, and winning experience are the attributes that we feel are important in Canmore. Dylan checks off all of those boxes and we are happy to add him to our club.”

Fans will be able to watch Dylan in action starting at the Eagles Training Camp in August

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