Dante Fabbro

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Dante Fabbro
Born (1998-06-20) June 20, 1998 (age 20)
Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NCAA team Boston University
NHL Draft 17th overall, 2016
Nashville Predators
Playing career TBD–present

Dante Fabbro (born June 20, 1998) is a Canadian ice hockey player, currently playing for Boston University. He was selected in the first round, 17th overall, in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft by the Nashville Predators.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Fabbro was originally drafted by the Seattle Thunderbirds in the 1st round (8th overall) of the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft, but decided to play with the Penticton Vees of the BCHL to retain his NCAA eligibility. During the 2015–16 BCHL season, Fabbro was named an alternate captain[2] and ended the season being named the Best Defenseman in the league.[3] He committed to play for Boston University for the 2016–17 season[4] before being drafted 17th overall in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. During his sophomore season, Fabbro was selected for the Hockey East Second All-Star Team after coming in second among Hockey East defensemen in points.[5][6]

International play[edit]

Medal record
Representing Canada Canada
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Silver medal – second place 2017 Canada
Gold medal – first place 2018 USA
Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament
Gold medal – first place 2015 Piešťany

Fabbro made his first World Juniors appearance when he was selected to represent Canada at the 2017 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.[7]

The following year, Fabbro was selected as an alternate captain for Team Canada at the 2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships,[8] where he helped guide them to a gold medal.

Personal life[edit]

Fabbro is the youngest of three children born to Tina and Steve Fabbro.[9] Both his older sisters play soccer in the NCAA for Austin Peay State University.[9]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2013–14 Langley Rivermen BCHL 2 0 0 0 0
2014–15 Penticton Vees BCHL 44 4 29 33 16 21 4 11 15 10
2015–16 Penticton Vees BCHL 45 14 53 67 30 11 0 8 8 2
2016–17 Boston University HE 36 6 12 18 16
2017–18 Boston University HE 38 9 20 29 22
NCAA totals 74 15 32 47 38

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2014 Canada Red U17 5th 5 2 1 3 0
2015 Canada IH18 1st, gold medalist(s) 4 0 0 0 0
2016 Canada WJC18 4th 7 0 8 8 16
2017 Canada WJC 2nd, silver medalist(s) 7 0 1 1 0
2018 Canada WJC 1st, gold medalist(s) 7 0 0 0 0
Junior totals 30 2 10 12 16

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year Ref
College
All-Hockey East Second All-Star Team 2018 [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Predators pick Dante Fabbro in first round of NHL draft". The Tennessean. 2016-06-24. Retrieved 2016-06-24. 
  2. ^ "VEES NAME JOST, FABBRO CAPTAINS FOR 2015-16 SEASON". pentictonvees.com. June 8, 2015. Retrieved August 25, 2018. 
  3. ^ "DANTE FABBRO". goterriers.com. Retrieved August 25, 2018. 
  4. ^ "FABBRO COMMITS TO BOSTON UNIVERSITY". pentictonvees.com. October 13, 2015. Retrieved August 25, 2018. 
  5. ^ "Six Terriers Earn Hockey East Year-End Honors". goterriers.com. March 14, 2018. Retrieved March 16, 2018. 
  6. ^ a b "Hockey East announces All-Star Teams, All-Rookie Team, seven individual awards". uscho.com. March 14, 2018. Retrieved March 16, 2018. 
  7. ^ Britten, Liam (December 25, 2016). "Meet the B.C. players in the 2017 World Junior Hockey Championship". cbc.ca. Retrieved April 30, 2018. 
  8. ^ "Dillon Dube named captain for Team Canada at World Juniors". sportsnet.ca. December 23, 2017. Retrieved April 30, 2018. 
  9. ^ a b "FABBRO FAMILY ENJOYING TIME TOGETHER". pentictonvees.com. June 24, 2016. Retrieved August 25, 2018. 

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Kevin Fiala
Nashville Predators first round draft pick
2016
Succeeded by
Eeli Tolvanen