A towering presence in net, Hitmen tenth round selection Trey Hirschfield put up impressive numbers in the 2016-17 season, including six shutouts. Two of those shutouts came in the 2017 North American Hockey League Future Prospects Tournament, to go along with an impressive .980 save percentage.
Here’s a quick run-down of the goaltender:
Draft: 2017 Bantam Draft, 10th Round, 205 overall
Hometown: Littleton, CO
Bantam Team: Rocky Mountain RoughRiders 14U
Age Started Skating: 6 years old
Age Started Playing Hockey: 6 years old as a skater, 10 years old as a goalie
Favourite Player: Marc Andre Fleury – “I love how he never gives up. He always battles through adversity.”
Favourite Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Favourite Hockey Memory: Getting drafted by the Hitmen
Play Style: A big body in net who uses his size to his advantage. He’s also a good skater who is comfortable with playing the puck and makes smart decisions with it.
Feeling On Being Drafted By The Hitmen: “I’m extremely honoured and really excited. I couldn’t believe it and just really happy about it.”
Games Played – 28
Record – 13-2
Goals Against Average – 1.00
Save Percentage – 0.940