Dale Kenton Weise, a.k.a Dale Weise is a professional ice hockey right winger from Canada. He currently plays for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL), wearing the shirt No. 22. Before this, he played representing Montreat Canadiens and Vancouver, having picked 111th overall in 2008 NHL draft by New York Rangers.
His dedication and hard work towards his ice hockey career have paid him well with numerous awards and honors including “2008-09 Hartford Wolf Pack’s Man of the Year Award”. “January 3-10, 2010 AHL Player of the Week”, and “Jaques Beauchamp- Molson Trophy for 2014-2015”.
Dale Weise was born on 5th August 1988, in Winning, Manitoba, Canada, to father, Miles Weise, and mother Barbara Weise. His birth sign is Leo. By nationality, he is Canadian.
A professional ice hockey player, Dale Weise is a wealthy sports persona with an estimated net worth of $4 million. Currently, he is signed to Philadelphia Flyers where he gets paid $2,350,000 per annum as his salary.
Dales Weise started off ice hockey playing with Swift Current Broncos of the Western Hockey League (WHL). In his first WHL season, he recorded 18 points over 53 games. The following season, he boosted to 43 points over 67 games, is second in team scoring.
He played his last season with Broncos recording a WHL career-high 51 points over 53 games, listing 5th in team scoring.
In the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Weise was picked 111th overall in the fourth round by New York Rangers. On 19th September 2008, he signed an entry-level contract with the team. The following week, he allocated to Rangers’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Hartford Wolf Pack. On 11th October 2008, he made his professional debut against the Springfield Falcons. His first professional goal came on 11 days later against the Worcester Sharks.
For the start of 2009-10 season, he was again assigned but this time to the Wolf Pack. More, he ended the season boosting to 50 points over 73 games. On 4th April 2014, he received NHL call-up, but remained with Rangers until the end of the season, as well as didn’t dress in any games for them.
Further, he began 2010-11 season in the AHL once more for the Connecticut Whale which was previously Hartford Wolf Pack. He missed 18 games due to an injury and after returning to the line-up, he was recalled by the Rangers.
Weise made his NHL debut in a 4-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. Then he was returned to the AHL after the game but received another stint with the Rangers.
On 27th June 2011, Weise was re-signed to a 1-year, two-way contract for a worth $605,000 in the NHL and $85,000 in the minors.
He joined Vancouver Canucks for the season opener. On 20th October 2011, he scored his first NHL goal in the 7th game with the Canucks.
In the 2012-13 NHL lockout, he played in the top level of hockey in the Netherlands, Eredivisie.
On 3rd February 2014, Weise was traded to the Montreal Canadiens, in exchange for Raphael Diaz. Four months later, was offered a two-year contract extension with Canadiens.
He recorded his first career NHL hat-trick in a 6-2 win against the Calgary Flames, in the final year of his contract.
Weise was purchased by Chicago Blackhawks along with his fellow Thomas Fleischmann in exchange for Phillip Danault.
On 1st July 2016, Weise signed a 4-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers as a free agent. On 19th October 2017, he played in his 400th career NHL game in a loss to the Nashville Predators. He has a good bond with his teammates Wayne Simmonds and Radko Gudas.
Dale Weise, 28, is a happily married man. He exchanged the wedding vows with his girlfriend Lauren Weise. His wife, Lauren is a former women hockey player who played in a Dutch pro league alongside her hobby.
In the year 2013, the duo became a proud parent for the first time following the birth of their first baby boy, Hunter. Again, two years later, they welcomed their first baby girl, Jordana.
As of now, Weise and his wife are living a blissful married life without any news and rumors of extramarital affairs, conflict, and divorce in their relationship. Also, they are giving adequate time to their children.