Evansville Icemen Player of the Week: Jason Dale
BIRTHPLACE: PICKERING, ONTARIO
This is his fourth pro season and his first with the IceMen. An IceMen nemesis and antagonist for the past two years as a member of the CHL Bloomington club. In 2011-12, ranked fourth in Bloomington team scoring with 65(17-22-39) and 26-PIM. Ranked #2 for the Blaze in SHG with 2 and SOG with 187. Delivered 4-PPG and 1-OT/GWG. In 2010-11, sparked Bloomington to its first-ever post-season playoff berth, topping the team in scoring, registering 52-points in 63-games on 17-goals, 35-assists with 65-PIM. The 35-assists which included 16-PPA ranked #1 for Bloomington in both departments. In that same season, essayed 4-GWG with one of those of the OT/GWG variety. In 2010-11, was named the CHL All-Star Game MVP in Rapid City, SD where he fashioned 7-points on 2-goals, 5-assists and brilliant +7 rating. Against Evansville the past 2-seasons; in 2010-11, led Bloomington in scoring over the IceMen with 9(4-5-9) and +4 rating along with 3 of the 4-goals being GWG. In 2011-12, ranked #2 in scoring against Evansville with 10(2-6-8), +2 rating and team-high 34-SOG. Second tour of duty in the ECHL, having previously played for Utah and Bakersfield in his rookie pro season of 2009-10. Prior to pro career, enjoyed solid three-year major junior ‘A’ career in the OHL with the Brampton Batallion; 185-games; 34-goals, 59-assists; 93-points and sterling +45 rating. His career pro numbers: 162-games; 37-goals; 63-assists; 100-points; 99-PIM.