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Who is Kirby Dach?
Kirby Dach is a Canadian professional well-known ice hockey player who currently plays center for the Montreal Canadiens of the NHL (National Hockey League). He was selected with the third overall pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks.
How Old Is Kirby Dach?
He is 21 years old as of July 2022, having been born on January 21, 2001, in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada. Dach shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; IShowSpeed, Booboo Stewart, PurpleStars02, Minnie Mills, Tee Tee, and many more.
Kirby Dach Family
Who are Kirby Dach’s Parents?
He was born to Dale Dach (Father) and Hillary Dach (Mother).
Does Kirby Dach have Siblings?
He has two younger siblings, a brother by the name Colton Dach (born on January 4, 2003, is an ice hockey player) and a sister by the name Callie Dach.
Kirby Dach Education
Information regarding where he received his high school/college education is not mentioned on the internet. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Kirby Dach Marital Status
According to news on the internet, he is currently single.
Kirby Dach Kids
He does not have any kids currently. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Kirby Dach Playing Career
A Junior Career
Dach was selected second overall during the 2016 Western Hockey League (WHL) by the Saskatoon Blades. There, he played in 19 games, scoring 10 points. He then joined the Blades full-time for the 2017-18 season. In 52 games, he scored seven goals and 39 assists. He was then named as an alternate captain for the Blades in January 2019 for the remainder of the season. Moreover, he was named captain for Team Orr for the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game.
Team Orr defeated Team Cherry 5-4 where he recorded one assist. Overall, in 62 games, he finished the season with 25 goals and 48 assists. He was then ranked third among North American skaters in NHL Central Scouting Services (CSS)’ final draft rankings for the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. In addition, he was selected third overall by the Chicago Blackhawks. On July 8, he signed his three-year entry-level contract with the club.
A Professional Career
After training camp, he began his professional playing career immediately with the Blackhawks. On October 20, 2019, he made his NHL debut against the Washington Capitals. He then scored his first NHL goal on October 22 against Marc-Andre Fleury of the Vegas Golden Knights in a 2-1 loss. Overall, he finished the pandemic-shortened 2019-20 NHL season with 10 goals and 23 assists in 64 games. Moreover, he skated in nine playoff games where he recorded one goal and five assists.
However, he missed much of the 2020-21 NHL season after sustaining a wrist injury in the 2021 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. On March 27, 2021, he rejoined the Blackhawks. He made appearances in 18 games where he tallied two goals and eight assists. But he reaggravated his wrist injury and thus missed the final three games of the season. During the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, on July 7, 2022, Dach was traded by the Blackhawks to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for the 13th overall pick and a third-round selection.
An International Play Career
Besides playing at the club level, he has represented his native Canada in various international plays. In 2018, he was named to Team Canada for the Hlinka Gretzky Cup where he scored 2 goals and 5 assists in 5 tournament games. In the gold medal game against Sweden, he scored a first-period goal thus helping Canada to a 6-2 victory. Next, he was loaned by the Blackhawks to Canada’s 2021 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships roster where he was eventually named captain. In Canada’s lone pre-tournament game on December 23, which was played against Russia, Dch bumped into Russian forward Ilya Safonov. For this impact, he was injured and left the game immediately and did not return. Later, X-rays confirmed Dach had sustained a fracture in his wrist and would miss the rest of the tournament.
Kirby Dach Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 4inches (1.93m) and a weight of 90kg (198lbs).
Kirby Dach Salary and Net Worth
With the Montreal Canadiens, he had an annual salary of $832,500 and an estimated net worth of $1 million.