Sports

First NHL goal for Dillon

Dallas Stars defenceman Brenden Dillon checks a Phoenix Coyotes opponent during a recent NHL game. Dillon, a product of the Surrey Minor Hockey Association, scored his first NHL goal last Friday night. -
Dallas Stars defenceman Brenden Dillon checks a Phoenix Coyotes opponent during a recent NHL game. Dillon, a product of the Surrey Minor Hockey Association, scored his first NHL goal last Friday night.
— image credit:

Brenden Dillon netted his first goal in the National Hockey League NHL Friday night in Dallas.

The Surrey native beat Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith with a snapshot from the blue line 12 minutes into the game, giving the Dallas Stars a 2-0 win. The Stars would defeat Phoenix 4-3 in a shootout.

Dillon, in his first season in the NHL, also assisted on a first period goal by Antoine Roussel and completed his “Gordie How Hat Trick” with a fight with Kyle Chipchura in the second period.

The points were the first of his NHL career for the 22 year-old defenceman, a product of the Surrey Minor Hockey Association.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Knights set to host Canucks alumni in charity fundraiser
 
Hawks anxious for the Christmas break
 
Surrey RCMP officer to stand trial on multiple gun charges
Senators release Lazar to play for Canada
 
Oilers fire Dallas Eakins
 
Metro mayors vote to hold transit sales tax hike referendum
A look at 10 memorable Canadian sports stories
 
Clements making great strides on the ice
 
Hockey’s Fire On Ice raises $6,000 for charity

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event




Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 18 edition online now. Browse the archives.