Danbury Hat Tricks Re-sign Dustin Jesseau

by Jim Cerny

DANBURY, CT -- The Danbury Hat Tricks of the Federal Prospects Hockey League announced the signing of forward Dustin Jesseau.

The 30-year-old was fourth on the Hat Tricks in goals (21) and points (44) in 30 games last season, and was third with four game-winning goals. He led Danbury and was fifth in the FPHL with 154 penalty minutes.

Jesseau began his Hat Tricks career last season with a nine-game point streak (seven goals, 11 assists) from Nov. 10-Dec. 29. He had a five-point game (four goals, one assist) in a 10-7 win against the Binghamton Black Bears on Jan. 15.

The Ontario native had two assists in two Commissioner’s Cup Playoff games.

“Dustin is returning with high expectations,” Hat Tricks general manager and coach Billy McCreary said. “He is one of the more skilled players in our league and provides a lot of speed for us up front. We will be looking for Jesseau to provide a mature presence for us on the ice, while continuing to be the passionate, feisty player that he is.”

Jesseau has 122 points (55 goals, 67 assists) in 98 FPHL/FHL games with Danbury, Watertown, Port Huron and Brewster. He played three games for the Danbury Titans in 2015-16 and also has 37 games of experience with Mississippi and Peoria in the Southern Professional Hockey League.