Dane Birks, D

Shoots: R

Height: 6-3

Weight: 190

Born: 1995-08-29

Hometown: Williams Lake, BC

Drafted: 2013 by Pittsburgh, 164th Overall








March, 2013 – Dane Birks is an offensively inclined defensemen skating for the Merritt Centennials of the BCHL. In the 2012-2013 season he put up five goals and 15 assists through 52 games. Birks has good skating, and puck-moving abilities. He has a heavy shot that he uses frequently.


Fantasy Outlook: C-


Dane is a project type player that has a lot of rawness in his game. If he can eventually make the NHL, it will be as an offensive, bottom-four defenseman. He will spend another season in the BCHL, before moving to Michigan Tech where he will probably play out his eligibility. Birks is about 5-6 years away from the NHL.


Footage: Coming Soon


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