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Dillon Fournier | Defenseman | #45

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (23) / 6/15/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 186
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 2 (48) / CHI
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Dillon Fournier has decided to end his playing career due to a chronic shoulder injury.
Fournier was taken by Chicago with the 48th overall pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, but his pro career never really got off the ground. He's had multiple shoulder surgeries since suffering an injury in 2014 and only played in four ECHL games during the 2016-17 campaign. "It’s one of those things," Fournier's agent, Jim Nice said. "‘Am I going to keep banging around? For what purpose? To play in the East Coast League?’ I think he just had enough mentally is the way to put it. ‘I’m a young man. I have my whole life ahead of me. If I have another surgery, what if it happens again? I want to pick up my future kids and toss them in the air.’ It wasn’t easy obviously. It’s all he’s ever known in life." Fournier plans to return to school to finish his education. Jun 8 - 11:12 AM

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The Chicago Blackhawks have assigned Dillon Fournier to AHL Rockford.

Fournier was up simply to fill in during Chicago's pre-season finale, so he will spend much of the regular season down on the farm. Fournier comes with a nice pedigree, and it'll be up to him to push the issue this season.
Sun, Oct 9, 2016 02:18:00 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks have recalled Dillon Fournier for Saturday's pre-season finale.

With a trio of Chicago's veterans expected to sit the game out due to suspension or to rest, Dillon Fournier will get another opportunity to impressive Coach Crawford and Co.
Sat, Oct 8, 2016 01:27:00 PM

Chicago has signed prospect Dillon Fournier to a three-year deal.

He has registered 13 goals and 32 points in 36 games from the back end with the QMJHL's Rouyn-Noranda Huskies this year. He was a second-round pick (48th overall) of the Blackhawks in the 2012 draft.
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 05:05:00 PM

Dillon Fournier scored a goal in Rouyn-Noranda's 6-3 loss to Victoriaville.

Fournier has six goals and 16 points in 32 QMJHL games this season. He has recorded at least a point in four of his last five contests.
Sat, Jan 5, 2013 09:29:00 PM

Dillon Fournier had an assist in Rouyn-Noranda's 5-4 win over Blainville-Boisbriand on Friday night.

Fournier was taken in the second round by the Blackhawks in the 2012 draft. He has 13 points in 28 games.
Fri, Dec 21, 2012 11:09:00 PM

Dillon Fournier potted his fourth goal of the season in Rouyn-Noranda's loss to Drummondville on Friday night.

Chicago took the 18-year-old 48th overall in the past draft. He has nine points in 13 games, a good clip for a defenseman.
Fri, Nov 2, 2012 10:16:00 PM

Dillon Fournier notched two assists as Rouyn-Noranda took down Gatineau 7-6 in overtime.

Fournier was selected in the second round of the 2012 draft. The Blackhawks' prospect has six points in eight games.
Sat, Oct 20, 2012 09:44:00 PM

Dillon Fournier scored for the second straight night in Rouyn-Noranda's victory Saturday night.

The defenseman now has two points on the season. He was also a plus-one and had a penalty. Fournier was the Blackhawsk' second-round pick in the 2012 draft.
Sat, Oct 13, 2012 08:38:00 PM

Dillon Fournier scored for the first time this season, though Rouyn-Noranda lost to Saint John on Friday.

He was also a plus-three on the night. Fournier was selected in the second round by the Blackhawks in this past draft and had 38 points in 52 games last year.
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 09:30:00 PM

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