What are some of your main goals within the game over the next 5 years?
Develop strength and ability to apply to the game of hockey, acquire knowledge to transfer into coaching, NCAA Div 1 or Usport Scholarship, give back to the hockey community through coaching or skill development.
Why are these your goals? Why are they important to you? What would it mean to achieve them?
I want to continue to play hockey at the highest level possible while pursuing post secondary and obtaining a degree. They are important to me as I have devoted my life to becoming the best hockey player I can be, following my passion and want to repay the time and effort others have poured into me over the years.
What separates you as a player and person? What are some areas requiring work? How do you continue to get better?
What Separates me: hardest worker in the room – on and off the ice, relentless pressure and effort, charismatic and respectful, extremely competitive, obsessive over correcting weakness, Requires work: Confidence, speaking in front of others or speaking for my personal betterment from those in authority. What I am doing to get better: read books and study game play of others with traits I admire and want to strive to achieve in my game.
What do you bring to any team you play for? What could a coach expect from you if they selected you for their roster?
I bring consistent grit and hard work with offensive playmaking ability while being relayed on in the defensive zone and on the penalty kill. They can also expect coachability and competitive excellence in practice and games.
What impact are you looking to have in your sports career? (Community, team, success, etc)
I want to help win championships, but ultimately leave a team strong and better. I also want to be known for being the hardest worker on every team I play for while growing and giving back to the game of hockey.
What do you believe separates the best players in the world? What attributes/intangibles define them?
The consistent habit of dedication in growing their game, each and every day, with an extremely competitive nature and being renowned in their work ethic, self aware of weaknesses and seeks out ways to improve and mitigate, extremely confident in their abilities.
Favorite thing about the game (on or off ice)?
My favorite thing about the game is its competitive nature and the need for an entire team to buy in order to win and become brothers for life.