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By James Stephan (@J_Habs)
Saskatoon Blades blueliner Darren Dietz signs three year Entry Level Deal
On March 17, 2013 Marc Bergevin signed dynamic hard working defenseman Darren Dietz from the Saskatoon Blades to a 3 year entry level contract. Dietz was drafted in the fifth round, 138th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, and since then has been turning heads in the WHL. Renowned for his elite work ethic and determination, Dietz posted an impressive career high 24 goals and 58 points, and lead all WHL defensemen in goals.
The Hockey Guys WHL Insider Cody Nickolet (@WHLFromAbove) gave his insight on the young Canadiens prospect.
“Dietz has major character. Never met such a hard worker. Shot and skating have really improved. Shocked if he never plays in NHL.”
“A big congrats to Darren Dietz on signing with the @CanadiensMTL! You don’t see too many players with the work ethic he has.”
Dietz is a rugged two-way defenseman that possesses a strong ...