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Kirby Dach’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

Intro Canadian ice hockey player
Is Athlete 
Ice hockey player 
From

Canada 

Type Sports 
Gender male
Birth 21 January 2001, Alberta, Canada
Age: 19 years
Star sign Aquarius
Stats
Weight: 198 lbs
Sports Teams
Saskatoon Blades

Kirby Dach (born January 21, 2001) is a Canadian ice hockey player who currently plays centre for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Dach was selected by the Blackhawks with the third overall pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career

Junior

During the 2016 Western Hockey League (WHL) Bantam Draft, Dach was selected second overall by the Saskatoon Blades. He played in 19 games, scoring 10 points. Dach joined the Blades full-time for the 2017–18 season. In 52 games, he recorded seven goals and 39 assists.

In January 2019, Dach was named as an alternate captain for the Blades for the remainder of the season. He was named captain for Team Orr for the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game. Team Orr defeated Team Cherry 5–4, with Dach recording one assist. He finished the season with 25 goals and 48 assists in 62 games.

Dach was ranked third among North American skaters in NHL Central Scouting Services (CSS)’ final draft rankings for the 2019 NHL Entry Draft; Dach was selected third overall by the Chicago Blackhawks. He signed his three-year, entry-level contract with the club on July 8.

Professional

Chicago Blackhawks

Dach made his NHL debut on October 20, 2019 against the Washington Capitals. On October 22, 2019, Dach scored his first NHL goal on Marc-Andre Fleury of the Vegas Golden Knights in a 2–1 loss.

International play

In 2018, Dach was named to Team Canada for the Hlinka Gretzky Cup where he scored 2 goals and 5 assists in 5 tournament games. In the gold medal game against Sweden, Dach scored a first period goal, helping Team Canada to a 6–2 victory.

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2015–16 Fort Saskatchewan Rangers AMHL 34 14 21 35 12
2016–17 Fort Saskatchewan Rangers AMHL 22 6 20 26 6
2016–17 Saskatoon Blades WHL 19 6 4 10 4
2017–18 Saskatoon Blades WHL 52 7 39 46 12
2018–19 Saskatoon Blades WHL 62 25 48 73 40 10 5 3 8 6
2019–20 Rockford IceHogs AHL 3 0 0 0 0
2019–20 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 64 8 15 23 24
NHL totals 64 8 15 23 24

International

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2017 Canada Black U17 7th 5 1 6 7 2
2018 Canada HG18 5 2 5 7 0
Junior totals 10 3 11 14 2