#5 Dillon Donnelly

Career Stats

Career notes: Donnelly turns pro after playing the last three seasons for Lakehead University. A native of Amherst, New York, the 6-foot-2, 215-pound blueliner is a former seventh round draft pick of the Colorado Avalanche (#183) in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. During his career at Lakehead, he collected 25 points (3g, 22a) in 101 career games and was named team captain in 2017.

Prior to turning pro, Donnelly played five years in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League for Moncton, Montreal, Shawinigan and Quebec. In 2011-12, he helped Shawinigan to a Memorial Cup title. He finished his junior career with 39 points (3g, 36a) in 273 games and piled up 615 penalty minutes.