Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 3/2/13
Brenden Dillon – NHL Name: Brenden Dillon Position:  Defenseman Team:  Dallas Stars Number: 4 Height:  6’3″  Weight:  228lbs Shoots:  Left Birthplace:  New Westminster, BC Acquired:  Free Agent Entry Level Contract March 1, 2011 He may have taken the long road to get there, but for Brenden Dillon, the road to Big D has started to pay off as a key member of the future for the Dallas Stars blue line. Before lacing up his NHL skates, Dillon’s journey started in the Pacific Junior Hockey League as a member of the Hope Icebreakers (now Mission City Outlaws), where his 31 points in 45 games was enough to impress the coaching staff of the Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League. Brenden Dillon took a long path to the NHL, and he’s taking advantage of it (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward) However it wasn’t Dillon’s first impression that left a mark as the then fifteen year old was overlooked in the WHL’s bantam draft.  Two years, seven inches and a couple of sa
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