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Dylan Strome
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Born March 7, 1997 (1997-03-07) (age 22)
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Arizona Coyotes
Erie Otters (OHL)
NHL Draft 3rd overall, 2015
Arizona Coyotes
Playing career TBD–present

Dylan Strome (born Dylan William Strome on March 7, 1997) is a Canadian ice hockey center who currently plays as the captain for the Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and is a prospect for the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Ahead of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, Dylan was considered a top prospect and was officially selected third overall by the Arizona Coyotes.

Playing CareerEdit

Youth Playing CareerEdit

Dylan began to gain attention as a minor midget hockey player with the Toronto Marlboros of the Greater Toronto Hockey League where he was named the league's "Player of the Year" for the 2012–13 season.

Junior Playing CareerEdit

Dylan was drafted second overall by the Erie Otters in the 2013 OHL Priority Selection, and has played with the Erie Otters since the 2013–14 OHL season.

On March 25, 2015, he won the 2015 OHL scoring title, narrowly beating out fellow 2015 NHL draft prospect Mitch Marner.

Along with winning the scoring title, Dylan set the Otters team record for most points in a single season, narrowly beating out former line-mate Connor Brown.

Professional Playing CareerEdit

Dylan was drafted third overall by the Arizona Coyotes in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. On July 6, 2015, he signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Coyotes.

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2012–13 Toronto Marlboros GTMMHL 60 65 78 143 8
2013–14 Erie Otters OHL 60 10 29 39 11 14 3 6 9 0
2014–15 Erie Otters OHL 68 45 84 129 32 20 10 12 22 12
2015–16 Erie Otters OHL 56 37 74 111 44 13 10 11 21 12
2016–17 Arizona Coyotes NHL 7 0 1 1 0
2016–17 Erie Otters OHL 35 22 53 75 18
NHL totals 7 0 1 1 0

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2014 Canada Ontario U17 5th 5 6 5 11 0
2014 Canada IH18 Template:Goca 5 5 1 6 0
2016 Canada WJC 6th 5 4 2 6 4
2017 Canada WJC Template:Sica 7 3 7 10 0
Junior totals 22 18 15 33 4

International PlayEdit

As a 16-year-old, Dylan competed as a member of Canada Ontario at the 2014 World U-17 Hockey Challenge where he was recognized for his outstanding performance when he was named to the tournament's All-Star Team.

He went on to play for Canada at the 2014 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, winning a gold medal.

At the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championships held in Helsinki, Dylan and Mitchell Marner each scored four goals and 2 assists in 5 games to lead the Canadian team in scoring.

Canada reached the quarterfinals, but they were eliminated by the host Finland.

AccoladesEdit

Award Year
GTMMHL
Midget Player of the Year 2013
OHL
Second All-Star Team 2015
Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy 2015
William Hanley Trophy 2015
CHL
CHL Top Scorer Award (tied with Conor Garland) 2015
International
World U-17 Hockey Challenge All-Star Team 2014

Personal LifeEdit

Dylan is the younger brother of New York Islanders forward Ryan Strome and the older brother of Hamilton Bulldogs player Matthew Strome.