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T-Bird Alumni Flashback – Darian & Drake Pilon

# 24 DARIAN PILON

Soo Thunderbirds 2015-2016 regular season/playoff stats:

GP 40 G 15 A 24 P 39 PIM 69/GP 13 G 4 A 5 P 9 PIM 12

2016 Dudley Hewitt Cup:

GP 4 G 1 A 2 P 3 PIM 34

T-BIRD HIGHLIGHTS:

Darian shared the Joey Mancuso Award for the T-Birds rookie of the year last season with his twin brother Drake ….. Led all T-Bird rookies in points (39) and assists (24) ….. Played for Team NOJHL at the 2015 Eastern Canada All-Star Jr. A Challenge ….. Helped the T-Birds capture their second straight Copeland Cup McNamara Trophy ….. Led all players in penalty minutes at the 2016 Dudley Hewitt Cup Tournament with 34.

WHERE IS HE NOW?

Currently in his first Ontario Hockey League season with the Sudbury Wolves.

# 26 DRAKE PILON

Soo Thunderbirds 2015-2016 regular season/playoff stats:

GP 43 G 16 A 17 P 33 PIM 80/GP 13 G 2 A 11 P 13 PIM 24

2016 Dudley Hewitt Cup:

GP 5 G 0 A 1 P 1 PIM 4

T-BIRD HIGHLIGHTS:

Drake shared the Joey Mancuso Award for the T-Birds rookie of the year last season with his twin brother Darian ….. Led all T-Bird rookies in goals with 16 ….. Finished tied for most penalty minutes (80) on the team with Aidan Salerno ….. Helped the T-Birds capture their second straight Copeland Cup McNamara Trophy.

WHERE IS HE NOW?

Currently in his first Ontario Hockey League season with the Sudbury Wolves.

FACT

The Pilon twins both signed with the Sudbury Wolves as free agents on September 4th, 2016.

DID YOU KNOW?

The signing of the Pilon twins with Sudbury came just over a year after former T-Birds goaltender Mario Culina signed with the Windsor Spitfires as a free agent back on September 3rd, 2015.

(Photo credit to James Egan’s Sports Photography)

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