DiPietro agrees to contract with Sabres - NHL.com
|NHL.com 26 Mar 2020 at 10:34|
The 24-year-old forward had 29 points (12 goals, 17 assists) in 35 games with Western Michigan this season and had 88 points (34 goals, 54 assists) in 105 games during four college seasons.
"Dawson was excellent at our development camp last summer, where he was able to showcase his speed and skill," Sabres general manager Jason Botterill said. "His high-energy, up-tempo style was an important asset for Western Michigan, and we re excited to add his skillset to our group."
DiPietro grew up in Ohio but said he attended Sabres games growing up and enjoyed his experience at development camp.
"Nobody knows each other when you walk in, but everybody shakes your hand, everybody meets you," he said. "It s a family atmosphere."
DiPietro is the second NCAA forward to agree to a contract with the Sabres in the past week. Brandon Biro, who spent the past four seasons at Penn State University, March 18.