Dakota Klecha

#27 Right Wing

Height: 5'9 | Weight: 165

Shoots: Right | Years Pro: 3rd

Born: Dec 25, 1991
Hometown: Taylor, MI

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2016-17: Spent entire season in SPHL with Peoria, posting 15 goals, 20 assists, and team-best +20 rating in 40 games…Scored team’s only goal in each of first two games October 21 & 22 vs Huntsville…tallied three-point performance at Evansville 11/2, …Notched two goals 11/19 at Huntsville…Had a point or more in five straight contests 12/31-1/14…Ha back-to-back multi-point games, tallying a goal and an assist at Evansville 2/25 before notching 3 assists vs Evansville in Peoria the following night…Placed on IR 3/14, returning to active duty for postseason…Notched a goal and three assists in seven postseason contests, helping Peoria to President’s Cup Finals 2015-16: Began his pro career in Poland, playing 40 games for Orlik Opole of Poland’s top professional league…Posted 13 goals and 20 assists while earning a +14 rating and racking up 54 penalty minutes Ferris State University: Played parts of three seasons for Ferris State University in Big Rapids, MI, scoring five goals and five assists over 48 career games…Played in only three games as a junior in 2013-14 before leaving the team Junior Hockey: Spent the 2010-11 NAHL season with the Wichita Falls Wildcats, teaming with future Rivermen goaltender Tyler Green…Scored a team-high 28 goals and added 22 assists to tie for the team lead with 50 points in 56 games for the Wildcats…Finished second in the league with a team-high 248 PIM…Played 2011-12 season in USHL with Muskegon, scoring 17 goals to go along with 9 assists and 101 PIM Other: Selected in the 2nd round (21st overall) by Muskegon in the 2011 USHL Entry Draft