For Immediate Release -
Penticton, BC (Canada) - Kaizen Sports & Entertainment Ltd. is pleased to announce that client Jagger Dirk has agreed to terms with the Utica Comets of the American Hockey League (AHL) for the 2018-19 season.
Jagger Dirk, 25, is coming off a very successful senior season with the St. Francis Xavier University Axemen. Dirk finished the season with 28 points in 30 games and was named the 2018 CIS (AUS) Defenseman of the year. His play earned him a spot on the prestigious 2018 CIS All-Canadian First Team.
Upon the conclusion of his CIS season, Jagger joined the AHL Binghamton Devils for the remainder of their season, playing in seven games, and earning his first AHL Standard Player Contract with the Utica Comets for the 2018-19 season.
Jagger graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in early May.
"Jagger's commitment to his personal development both on and off the ice has brought him to this point ," stated Managing Director Michael O'Rafferty. "Jagger's story is about adversity and perseverance and we couldn't be more proud of his recent signing."
Kaizen Sports & Entertainment is recognized for its exceptional client representation, strong performance and progressive corporate culture. Kaizen is a Japanese term meaning "change for the better". Our philosophy promotes continual improvement, through a gradual and methodical process. Kaizen Sports & Entertainment stands for quality and passion. Client success is at the heart of our work.