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Get To Know: Sean Tschigerl

Calgary Hitmen

There’s no questioning his dedication to hockey.

Sean Tschigerl found out he was drafted to the Hitmen fourth overall in the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft while he was in Philadelphia playing in a tournament. The excitement that he had been drafted didn’t hit until afterwards and but since then, he’s been overjoyed.

“I was so excited when I found out, but I wanted to stay focused on the tournament and not get distracted from it. After it was over it really hit that, wow I’ve been drafted and I’ve been drafted to the Calgary Hitmen which is awesome. It’s such an accomplishment to be drafted.”

Find out more about the centreman in a quick Q&A

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 173 lb.

Birthday: April 11, 2003

Hometown: Edmonton, AB

2017 Stats: 30 GP, 31 G, 39 A, 70 PTS

Favourite Team Growing Up: Chicago Blackhawks.

Favourite Player: Jonathan Toews.

Who Do You Model Your Game After: Toews – He’s a great leader with exceptional work ethic and those are attributes I try and have in my game.

Pre-Game Ritual: Tape my stick before the game and eat a banana before warmups.

Favourite Hockey Memory: CSSHL Championships.

Favourite Movie: Transformers. The first one.

Favourite TV Show: Trailer Park Boys.

Pet Peeve: When people don’t hold the door for you.

Go Anywhere In The World Where Would It Be: Hawaii. I’ve never been there before and heard it’s really beautiful.

Have Dinner With Anyone In The World: Drake. I like a lot of his songs and he seems like a great guy to talk to.

Favourite Holiday: Christmas.

Pre-Game Meal: Spaghetti with chicken.

Favourite Food: Ice Cream.

Play-Style: I like to play a fast two-way game and create a lot of offence.

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