WINNIPEG, July 26, 2021 - The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have acquired defenceman Brenden Dillon from the Washington Capitals in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft and a second-round pick in the 2023 NHL Draft.
Dillon, 30, recorded 19 points (2G, 17A) and 49 penalty minutes in 56 games for the Capitals last season before adding a goal in five playoff games. The New Westminster, BC native has played 654 games over 10 seasons for Washington, the San Jose Sharks, and Dallas Stars and has has 133 points (24G, 109A) and 623 PIMs. Dillon has also recorded 11 points (1G, 10A) and 81 PIMs in 75 playoff games, including a run to the 2016 Stanley Cup Finals with the Sharks.
Dillon played four seasons in the WHL with the Seattle Thunderbirds before signing as an undrafted free agent with Dallas. Internationally, he represented Canada at the 2013 World Championships and scored one goal in eight games.
Born Nov 13 1990 -- New Westminster, BC
Height 6.04 -- Weight 220 -- Shoots L