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Amherstburg's DiPietro recalled to Vancouver Canucks

Amherstburg native Michael DiPietro has been recalled to the NHL to fill a gap in the Vancouver Canucks lineup.

In the 2017 NHL draft the Canucks selected DiPietro 64th overall

Amherstburg native Michael DiPietro has been recalled to the NHL. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)

Amherstburg native Michael DiPietro has been recalled to the NHL.

DiPietro has played 13 games in his first professional season with the AHL Utica Comets but will rejoin the Vancouver Canucks ranks so goalie Jacob Markstrom can take a leave of absence for a memorial service.

In the 2017 NHL draft the Canucks selected DiPietro 64th overall. 

DiPietro played for both the Windsor Spitfires and the Ottawa 67s during the 2018-2019 season and has represented Canada in four World Junior Championships. 

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