Dylan Plouffe is off to Vegas this weekend, joining Vancouver Giants teammate David Tendeck, to participate in the Arizona Coyotes rookie hockey camp. (Chris Relke/Vancouver Giants)

Langley-based hockey player off to Arizona’s rookie camp

Vancouver Giants defenceman Dylan Plouffe competes for the Coyotes in an NHL pre-season tournament.

Another Vancouver Giants is heading to an NHL camp ahead of the 2018-19 season.

Defenceman Dylan Plouffe, 19, will be competing for the Arizona Coyotes in the Vegas pre-season tournament beginning on Saturday, Sept. 8 and running through to next Tuesday.

Originally selected by the Giants in the second round (29th overall) in the 2014 WHL bantam draft, Plouffe is coming off his third full season with the team.

Last season ther player who hails from Sherwood Park, Alta. set new season highs for goals (nine), assists (31), plus-minus (+5) and penalty minutes (55).

In 181 career games with the G-Men, Plouffe has notched 15 goals and 51 assists for 66 points to go along with 127 penalty minutes.

Plouffe is the sixth Giant who will be attending an NHL camp joining: David Tendeck (also Arizona), Alex Kannok Leipert (Washington), Milos Roman (Calgary), Kaleb Bulych (Vancouver), and Owen Hardy (Vancouver).

After starting the pre-season with a 2-0-0-1 record, the Giants will return to action this weekend when they host a three-day, four-team tournament at the Langley Events Centre.

The Giants battle the Victoria Royals on Friday night at 7 p.m.

RECENT COVERAGE: Vancouver Giants fall in fight-filled pre-season game

 

Dylan Plouffe is off to Vegas this weekend, joining Vancouver Giants teammate David Tendeck, to participate in the Arizona Coyotes rookie hockey camp. (Chris Relke/Vancouver Giants)

Just Posted

Otter Co-op’s CEO wins top business award

Jack Nicholson was awarded the Business in Vancouver CEO of the year award on Nov. 15.

Cyclist injured in Langley hit-and-run

Rider was taken to hospital

Phasing plans for Brookswood defeated

Council voted against staggering neighbourhood planning in Brookswood-Fernridge.

Murder victim Jagvir Malhi was not involved in gangs, says IHIT

Investigators say Abbotsford man was ‘associated to those involved’ in conflict

Langley’s supportive housing plan moves forward

Township council will now hear from the public before making a final decision.

VIDEO: B.C. legislature clerk, sergeant at arms suspended for criminal investigation

Clerk of the House Craig James, Sergeant-at-arms Gary Lenz on administrative leave

Former NHL player and coach Dan Maloney dies at 68

Maloney coached the Toronto Maple Leafs and Winnipeg Jets

Ex-MSU president charged with lying to police about Nassar

Lou Anna Simon was charged Tuesday with lying to police during an investigation

Police aim to prevent retaliation after Hells Angel found dead under B.C. bridge

IHIT confirms Chad Wilson, 43, was the victim of a ‘targeted’ homicide

Otter makes a snack out of koi fish in Vancouver Chinese garden

Staff say the otter has eaten at least five fish

Police looking into two more incidents at private Toronto all-boys’ school

Police and the school have said two of the prior incidents involved an alleged sexual assault

B.C. lumber mills struggle with shortage of logs, price slump

Signs of recovery after U.S. market swings, industry executive says

25% of Canadians still won’t say they use pot, survey says

Statistics Canada poll says Canadians on average were 18.9 years old when they first tried pot.

Mustangs down Totems

Aldergrove senior boys basketball team in pre-season games

Most Read