This Calgary kid is staying home.
Being drafted by your hometown team is always a dream come true, and goaltender Marek Pocherewny saw that dream become a reality during the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft.
“I couldn’t have asked of any better of a place,” he said. “My parents and I were equally excited that I was drafted to the Hitmen and not having to worry about going to a new city.”
Learn more about the netminder
Weight: 160 lb.
Birthday: November 1, 2003
2017 Stats: 18 GP, 1.06 GAA, .953 SV%
Favourite Team Growing Up: Montreal Canadiens
Favourite Player: Carey Price – He’s a very calm, relaxed, technical goalie.
Who Do You Model Your Game After: Price.
Pre-Game Ritual: At home I try to keep off screens an hour or two before a game.
Favourite Hockey Memory: Winning the Alberta Champions Cup three years ago in Spring Hockey.
Favourite Movie: Black Panther.
Favourite TV Show: Psych or Monk.
Go Anywhere In The World: I’m a scuba diver so I’d say the Bahamas.
Have Dinner With Anyone In The World: Michael Jordan – He would have a lot of interesting stories and there isn’t a quote of his I haven’t liked.
Favourite Holiday: Christmas.
Favourite Food: Hamburgers and fries.
Favourite Pump-Up Song: Any song before games with energy is always good.
Play-Style: A very calm hybrid goalie.