Dawson DiPietro



  • DOB: 11/15/1995
  • Ht: 5-11
  • Wt: 185
  • Shoots: R
  • School: Western Michigan University
  • Hometown: Medina, OH
  • Drafted: Undrafted

Signed a one-year, entry-level NHL contract as an undrafted free agent with the Buffalo Sabres on March 23, 2020.     

Completed his collegiate career at Western Michigan University (NCHC), collecting 88 points (34+54) in 105 games for the Broncos ... Finished his senior season with 12 goals and 17 assists for 29 points in 35 games ... Had five points (1+4) over a two-game sweep of Miami from 3/08 to 3/09 ... Posted a season-high four points, including a hat-trick, versus Colorado College on 1/18 ... Recorded a six-game point streak from 11/1 to 11/16 ... Registered a season-high seven shots on 11/2 against Colorado

Tallied nine goals, 14 assists and 23 points in 33 games in his third season with the Broncos ... Opened March with eight points (3+5) over a four-game stretch from 3/01 to 3/09 ... Registered a career-high nine shots on 3/09 against Colorado College ... Named to the NCHC All-Academic Team

2017-18: Established career-highs in goals (13), assists (22) and points (35) in 36 contests for Western Michigan ... Led all Broncos in both assists and points while finishing second on the team in goals ... Notched a collegiate-best three points (1+2) against St. Cloud State on 2/16 ... Posted four straight multi-point games from 12/09 to 1/13 ... Scored his first career goal against Clarkson on 10/13 ... Recorded his first-career multi-point game with two helpers against Ferris State on 10/06 ...  Named the Rob Hodge Co-Most Valuable Player with teammate Hugh McGing and was the recipient of the Vic Vanderberg Leading Scorer award ... Honored as the Ed Edwards Most Improved Player award ... Named to the NCHC Honorable Mention All-Star Team

2016-17: Appeared in only one game as a freshman, earning an assist in his collegiate debut at Bowling Green on 10/14

2015-16: Finished the season with the Janesville Jets after being acquired from the Austin Bruins, both of the NAHL ... Registered 10 goals, 18 assists for 28 points in 30 contests with the Bruins and had eight goals with 16 assists for 24 points in 29 games with the Jets ... Skated in four postseason games with Janesville, chipping in one goal ... Made his NAHL Playoff debut versus Minnesota on 4/05 ... Posted 13 multi-point performances over the course of the season, which was capped off by a career-high five point night (2+3) against Minnesota on 3/12

2014-15: Spent majority of his rookie campaign with the Coulee Region Chill (NAHL), posting 20 points (9+20) in 41 contests ... Also skated in eight games with the Topeka Roadrunners (NAHL), chipping in two goals and two assists ... Scored his first-career postseason goal on 4/18 against Minnesota after making his playoff debut on 4/10 ... After scoring his first goal at Keystone on 9/17, added his first assist on 9/18 against Johnstown

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