Get To Know: Marek Pocherewny

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

Height: 6-foot

Weight: 160 lb.

Birthday: November 1, 2003

Hometown: Calgary

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.

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