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BEARCAT BYTES: Burton key in all situations

Dylan Burton has been a key contributor for the Truro Bearcats this season.
Dylan Burton has been a key contributor for the Truro Bearcats this season.

TRURO, N.S. – Bearcat of the Week honours go to rookie forward, Dylan Burton.

In the first two games of Round 2, he picked up two goals and an assist. In the next two he performed yeoman service on a shutdown unit and on the penalty kill.

He’s shown he’s an all-purpose player.

He came into the week with three goals and three assists in the playoffs after finishing the season sixth in team scoring with 15 goals and 21 assists.

Dylan came up through the Bedford Blues minor program through to his second year of midget. In 2014-2015, he played with Newbridge Academy, winning provincials and atlantics and earned Telus Cup play in Riviere-du-Loop.

Last year, he upped his offensive productivity, finishing with 18 goals and 20 assists. Again his midget club earned a trip to nationals in Saint John.

The Bearcats selected him in the first round of the 2016 draft. He continually plays a full 200-foot game in any of the forward positions. He has shown he can play any type of game.

 

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The Bearcats will host Game 2 in the best-of-seven Kent Cup final series against the Miramichi Timberwolves on Tuesday, April 18 at the RECC at 7 p.m.

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