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Meet the Oil Capitals Series

January 18, 2017

Virden, MB- The next player in the Meet the Oil Capitals Series is a 19-year-old from Winnipeg, Manitoba…#6 Dylan Thiessen. Last season Thiessen played in 58 games for the Oil Capitals, registering 49 points (18G, 31A) and 14 PIMS. He also  played in 7 playoff games for the Caps, earning 5 points (2G, 3A). This year he has played in 24 games, registering 14 points (3G, 11A) and has 8 PIMS. 

If Thiessen could take three other people in the world to dinner he would take Jimmy Fallon, Dwayne Johnson, and Jay and Dan from Sports Center. Something that most people wouldn’t know about Thiessen is that he can play the guitar. Mentions his favourite thing about Virden is the movie theatre. Thiessen’s future goal is to play hockey at Mercyhurst and get an education. 

Quick Facts:

Date of Birth: January 9, 1998

Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Parents: Jeff an Anne-Marie Thiessen

Siblings: Kyra, Shane and Jay. 

Billet Parents: Shawn & Debra Plaisier

Favourites:

Food: Steak

Pro Sports Team: Chicago Blackhawks

Movie: The Dark Knight

T.V. Show: Psych

Pre-game meal: Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo 

Music- Genre: Country

Band/Singer: Zac Brown Band

Book: The Hobbit

Superhero: Batman

Superstition: None

Athlete: Jonathan Toews

Hobbies: Guitar and Card Games