Get To Know: Jacob Romanchuk

Home is where the heart is.

Headed into the WHL Bantam Draft, Jacob Romanchuk was hoping that he would land somewhere close to home.

He got his wish when the Hitmen selected the defender in the sixth round of the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft.

“I was so excited and so happy to be drafted to the Hitmen,” he said. “I was hoping to land somewhere closer to home and I’ve followed the team over the years so it was a perfect match.”

Learn more about the Alberta native

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 160 lb.

Birthday: January 27, 2003

Hometown: Fort McMurray, AB

2017 Stats: 30 GP, 4 G, 13 A, 17 PTS

Favourite Team Growing Up: Nashville Predators.

Favourite Player: P.K. Subban– He’s a talented offensive defenceman.

Who Do You Model Your Game After: Subban.

Pre-Game Ritual: Tape my stick before every game.

Favourite Movie: Deadpool 2.

Favourite TV Show: Sportsnet. Or any show where they talk about hockey.

Go Anywhere In The World: California.

Have Dinner With Anyone In The World: Subban. Seems like a cool guy and I would like to pick his brain and learn from him.

Favourite Holiday: Christmas.

Favourite Song: Anything besides Country music.

Pre-Game Meal: Pasta.

Favourite Food: Burgers.

Pet Peeve: Not being consistent.

Play-Style: A physical, two-way defenceman with a high hockey IQ.

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