Former member of the U15 AAA Airdrie Xtreme Dillon Dube is stepping away from the Calgary Flames due to mental health.

Currently in his sixth year with the Flames, the 25-year-old has three goals and four assists in 43 games played this season.

The Flames took to social media this morning stating, "Dillon Dube has been granted an indefinite leave of absence from the team while he attends to his mental health. Dillon is under the care of health professionals, and we request that Dillon's privacy is requested during this period."

The Flames drafted Dube in the second round, 56th overall in the 2016 NHL draft.

In 325 career games, Dube has a total of 127 points, 57 goals and 70 assists.

The Flames lost Saturday night to the Edmonton Oilers 3-1. Dube did not play in the game. The Flames' next game is Tuesday night, against Airdronian Jake Neighbours and the St. Louis Blues at the Saddledome.

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