Future Watch: Dylan Gambrell Rookie Hockey Cards, Sharks – Dylan Gambrell is a solid all-around center who was drafted by the San Jose Sharks with the 60th overall pick in the 2016 NHL Draft. At the time many thought this was a good pick. As time rolls on it has turned into a great pick.
In 2013, he started playing for the Dubuque Fighting Saints in the USHL. That season he had 27 points in 58 games. He was only 17, so that was considered a pretty good season for the youngster and his team won the Clark Cup.
For 2014-15, he was already wearing the “A” and he had 14 goals and 43 points in 60 games. Better and he got the taste of the playoffs that season.
In 2014-15, he had 16 goals and 38 points in 54 games. His goal scoring ability was starting to show, and he had three goals and four assists in seven playoff games.
The next season he joined now Dallas Stars head coach, Jim Montgomery at the University of Denver. He would start to hit it big there. In his first season there he had 47 points, 17 of them goals in just 41 games. Those are big numbers for college hockey. They made it to the Frozen Four but lost.
In 2016-17, he had 42 points in 38 games with 13 goals. The team reached the Frozen Four that season and they won this time.
Here’s a look at him in action:
In the 2017-18 season, he was very consistent. He had another 13 goals and 43 points in 41 games. That would finish out his college career.
After the 2017-2018 season, he got his feet wet in San Jose. He got another six in 2018-19 and in his first 32 games with the Barracuda in the AHL he had 11 goals and 30 points. Gambrell is a hockey player who adapts and he’s a winner. Collect a winner.
Follow him on Twitter @D_Gambrell7.
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