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10 Questions: The Hughie Hooker Edition

Cranbrook, B.C. – The Kootenay ICE Hockey Club selected Hughie Hooker in the seventh round (149th overall) in the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft.

To help ICE fans learn more about the defenceman from Brandon, we asked Hughie 10 questions about himself:

1. What NHL team did you grow up cheering for? Winnipeg Jets

2. If you could go to dinner with one person, who would it be? Ben Simmons

3. At what age did you begin playing hockey? Four

4. What is one thing you’ve always wanted to cross off your bucket list? Watch a game of the NBA Finals

5. Is there an NHL player you model your game after? Josh Morrissey (defenceman with the Winnipeg Jets)

6. What is your best hockey memory/ moment? Winning the city championship last season

7. Who has inspired you the most during your hockey career? My brother Jonny

8. What is your favourite sport besides hockey? Basketball

9. What is your favourite thing to do in the off-season? Go to the lake

10. What is the best advice you have received? Nothing is given, you have to earn it

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