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.
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
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
Athlete: Jonathan Toews
Hobbies: Guitar and Card Games