Zac Dalpe, born in Paris, Ontario, tallied his 300th point in the American Hockey League (AHL) on Saturday, January 8.
Dalpe, who serves as the captain of the Charlotte Checkers, reached the milestone in the team’s first game of 2022. He scored the lone goal on a power-play in a 5-1 loss to the Bridgepoint Islanders.
The forward, who grew up playing for the Brantford 99ers, is currently playing in his 13th professional season.
In his past 13 seasons, Dalpe has played in 409 AHL games and has scored 160 goals and added 140 assists. He also tallied 28 points in 154 games in the National Hockey League (NHL).
Throughout his professional career, Dalpe has played for five NHL teams and six AHL teams.
This is his first season back in Charlotte, where he played three seasons from 2010-2013. He signed a two-year, two-way contract last July with the Florida Panthers and has been with the team’s AHL club for the majority of the 2021-2022 season thus.
Dalpe spent the past five years in Ohio, splitting time between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Cleveland Monsters, where he served as captain from 2019-2021.
He was originally selected 45th overall by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2008 NHL Draft.