Kirby Dach

Kirby Dach

Kirby Dach: A Brief Biography

Kirby Dach
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Kirby Dach is a Canadian professional ice hockey center currently playing for the Montreal Canadians in the National Hockey League (NHL). Born on January 21, 2001, Dach played in the Western Hockey League with the Saskatoon Blades before getting selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft as the third overall pick.

He was sent to the Rockford IceHogs before getting called by the Blackhawks in October 2019. Dach made his debut against the Washington Capitals and scored his first NHL goal against Marc-André Fleury of the Vegas Golden Knights in a 2-1 loss. On the contrary, he was traded to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for the 13th overall pick and a third-round selection at the 2022 NHL entry draft.

Kirby Dach's Personal Information

NameKirby Dach
Age23 years ( as of March 2024)
DOBJanuary 21, 2001
Mother NameHillary Dach
Father nameDale Dach
ProfessionIce hockey player
Net WorthN/A
Height6 feet 4 in (193 cm)
Weight217 lbs (98 Kg)
Relationship StatusIn a relationship

Kirby Dach's Early Days

Kirby Dach was introduced to ice hockey by his elder brother at the age of five. He started playing ice hockey in a backyard rink and on Garner Lake, near his family’s home.

As a child, Dach was a big fan of the Edmonton Oilers and attended the games with his father. He played his minor hockey with the Fort Saskatchewan Rangers of the Alberta Midget Hockey League where he honed his skills. At the age of 13, Dach set a league record with 100 points in 33 games which became a standout moment of his junior hockey career. His later journey included stints with the Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League (WHL). During his 2016-17 season in the WHL, he scored six goals and 10 points in just 19 games and the following season he recorded seven goals and 39 assists.

He was named as the alternate captain of the team in 2019 and was ranked third among North American skaters in the NHL Central Scouting Services (CSS) final draft ranking for the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. Dach soon bagged a contract from the Chicago Blackhawks.

Kirby Dach's Personal Life

Unfortunately, Kirby Dach has not revealed much about his personal life other than his parents, siblings and girlfriend. Moreover, he is quite active on Instagram and X where he shares glimpses from his life.

Kirby Dach's Family Background

Kirby Dach was born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, and is the son of Dale and Hillary Dach.

Dach grew up alongside his brother Colton and sister Callie. The Dach family is a deeply-rooted hockey family as his father Dale once pursued a hockey career, playing for the Fort Saskatchewan Traders and the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. Despite his transition to another field, Dale continued to support and encourage both of his sons to pursue a career in ice hockey. Dach’s younger brother Colton is a prospect for the Chicago Blackhawks. He is currently playing with the Seattle Thunderbirds of the WHL.

Meanwhile Callie, sister of Kirby, is also involved in the sport. She was part of the St. Albert Slash U18 AAA team until the 2022-23 season.

Kirby Dach's Girlfriend

Kirby Dach is dating Jordan Vanderveen.

Jordan is a talented soccer player at the University of Alberta who was named a member of the All-Rookie Team in 2019. Jordan is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree at the university.

Kirby Dach's Kids

Unfortunately, Kirby Dach has no kids as of March 2024.

Kirby Dach's Social Media

Kirby Dach is quite active on social media, particularly under the username @kdach77 on Instagram, where he has 144K followers. Kirby often posts pictures of his games and with his family. Moreover, he also maintains a presence on X under the username @kdach77.

Kirby Dach's Net Worth

Unfortunately, concrete details regarding Kirby Dach's net worth are currently unavailable.

Nonetheless, he has earned $9,021,444 from his hockey career, as of March 2024. As of now, he is under a four-year, $13,450,000 contract and his projected hockey fortune is scheduled to reach $15,871,444 after the conclusion of his contract in 2025-26.

Kirby Dach as a Brand Ambassador

Kirby Dach is in collaboration with CLIFBar, a munching snack that provides protein to repair muscle. He also promotes 22Fresh, a premium streetwear and custom teamwear brand for athletes. Lastly, he is also involved with Midas, an automotive repair company.

Kirby Dach's Investments

Kirby Dach has not disclosed details regarding his investments in any public sector.

Kirby Dach's Other Sources of Income

Kirby Dach utilises his name to promote brands in exchange for money. He earns through his brand collaboration but the amount of income is not known.

Kirby Dach's Career Stats

Kirby Dach has posted impressive numbers since his debut season with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2019-20. Shown below is a table showcasing his contributions to the Blackhawks:

NHL Regular Season

2019–20Chicago Blackhawks648152324
2020–21Chicago Blackhawks1828104
2021–22Chicago Blackhawks709172643
2022–23Montreal Canadiens5814243843
2023–24Montreal Canadiens20220
Totals 212336699114

NHL Playoffs

2019–20Chicago Blackhawks91564


Kirby Dach's Contracts

Selected in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, Kirby Dach has signed two contracts in his career, totaling $23,725,000. He signed his entry-level, three-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks for $10,275,000. The contract had a cap hit of $925,000. The second contract he signed was a four-year contract with the Montreal Canadians worth $13,450,000 with a cap hit of $3,362,500.

Kirby Dach's Achievements

Kirby Dach has not won any specific titles but his performance throughout his NHL career speaks. During his rookie season with the Chicago Blackhawks, he contributed eight goals and 15 assists. His contribution continued during the playoffs where he scored one goal and five assists in nine games. During the 2022-23 season with the Montreal Canadiens, Dach stood out, setting career highs with 14 goals and 24 assists, accumulating 38 points in just 58 games.

Internationally, Dach has represented the Canadian national under-18 team at the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup, where he scored two goals and five assists in five tournament games and helped the team with the gold medal. Before this, he represented the Canadian U17 team.

Kirby Dach's Diet

Unfortunately, Kirby Dach has not shared details regarding his diet plan.

Kirby Dach's House

Kirby Dach has a family house in Northern Alberta. The house is located on the lakeside and serves as his sanctuary, offering comfort from intense training sessions during the offseason. Additional information on his house/residence are not known.

Kirby Dach’s Cars

Kirby Dach has a black Mercedes Benz G-Class. However, other than this, nothing more is known about his car collection.

FAQ's On Kirby Dach

 A. Kirby Dach is playing with the Montreal Canadians in the National Hockey League (NHL).

 A. Kirby Dach was born to parents Dale and Hillary Dach on January 21, 2001.

 A. Kirby Dach was born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada and holds Canadian citizenship.

A. Yes, Kirby Dach has a brother named Colton and a sister named Callie. His younger brother Colton is a prospect for the Chicago Blackhawks and is currently playing with the Seattle Thunderbirds of the WHL. Meanwhile Callie is also involved in the sport. She was part of the St. Albert Slash U18 AAA team until the 2022-23 season.

 A. As of March 2024, Kirby Dach is under a four-year, $13,450,000 contract with the Montreal Canadiens.

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