Georgetown Raiders netminder Knick Dawe has
officially signed with the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League
and will remain with the club for the rest of the 2012-13 season.
The 6', 180 lbs. native of Penetang, Ontario is currently in his third
OJHL season, having played with the Aurora Tigers, Stouffville Spirit
and most recently, the Raiders. Dawe joined the Aurora Tigers as a
17-year old in 2010-11, playing in 28 games for the club, while posting a
10-10-1 record. Last season, he was moved to nearby Stouffville, where
he was part of the club's championship run that saw the Spirit capture
their first-ever OJHL title. During the season, Dawe posted a 13-3-5
record with two shutouts, a 2.74 goals against average and a .911 save
percentage and was a member of the OJHL North Division All-Stars at the
inaugural Central Canada Cup All-Star Challenge held in Smiths Falls,
Ontario, where they finished as runner-up to the QJAAAHL.
Taking over the starters role for the Spirit this season, following the
Sting's training camp, Dawe had an 8-6-5 record before the blockbuster
trade that saw multiple players moved to Georgetown. Only having the
chance to play six games for the Raiders, Dawe went 5-0-1 with 1.81
goals against average and a .934 save percentage to be among the
league's best in December. Dawe was also named once again to the North
Division All-Star Team for the 2012 Central Canada Cup, but was unable
Congratulations to Knick and best of luck at the next level!
(Nathan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)