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Zac Dalpe

North American Skater - Penticton, BCHL
Final Rank:16Midterm Rank:26
Position:CenterShoots:Right
Height:6' 0"Weight:170
Born:November 1, 1989
Born in:Paris, ON, CAN
Drafted: 2008: CAR (2nd Round / 45th Overall)  Carolina Hurricanes
  • Tied for fifth among rookies in BCHL scoring with 63 points (27-36--63) in 46 games during the 2007-08 regular season. He led his team with three shorthanded goals and finished third overall in points.
  • Helped lead the Penticton Vees to BCHL Championship, posting 17 points (8-9--17) in 15 playoff games -- his 17 points placed him third on the Penticton Vees.
  • Scored a hat trick helping lead Canada West to a gold medal at the 2007 World Junior ‘A’ Challenge.
  • Has committed to Ohio State University for the fall of 2008.
  • Heading into the 2006-07 season, was playing Junior B for the Stratford Cullitons (Ontario) and listed at 5’8” and 120 pounds.
  • Joined Stratford partway through the 2005-06 season and was named the Culliton’s regular season MVP after posting 26 goals and 66 points.
  • His most memorable hockey moment was becoming the first team in 24 years to win consecutive Ontario Championships with the Paris Wolfpack in 2002-03 and 2003-04.
  • Patterns his game after his favorite player Joe Sakic – “he is the hardest worker on the ice at all times and he has great vision”.
  • Part of his pre-game routine includes playing a couple games of pool by himself because it calms him down.
  • Credits his family for having the most influence on his career – “My mom, dad, and two brothers have backed me and supported me throughout my career.”
  • The best advice he has ever received is “never stop believing the unbelievable” from his mom.
  • His most embarrassing hockey moment was skating out to his first Junior B hockey game as a 16-year-old with his skate guards on.
  • If he could be in any one movie he would choose Mystery Alaska or Young Blood and if he wasn’t playing hockey he would be living the game through the T.V. or coaching.

 

FAVORITES

 

NHL Team: Vancouver Canucks

NHL Player: Colorado’s Joe Sakic

Shootout move: “The Sam Gagner”

Goal celebration: “Daniel Briere fist pump”

Practice Drill: 3 on 2’s

Video Game: Table Tennis

Movie: Mystery Alaska

TV Show: Entourage

Actor/Actress: Denzel Washington and Jessica Alba

Country Singers: Kenny Chesney and Brad Paisley

Website: NHL.com

Book: Gretzky Autobiography

Pump-up song: “Al Pacino’s speech from Any Given Sunday”

Food to cook: Apple crisp

Sport (other than hockey): Baseball

Activity away from the rink: Working out and shooting pool

Toy growing up: Mini sticks

Place to shop: Campus Crew and Abercrombie

Place to visit: Barcelona, Spain

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2007-2008PENTICTONBCHL4627366314