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Get To Know: Zac Funk

The waiting was killer.

Zac Funk was watching the live stream of the WHL Bantam Draft with his dad and both were anxious to see where he would land. Once #43 came around, the waiting was over and Calgary was the destination.

“I was really happy being drafted to the Hitmen, I got up and hugged my dad,” he said. “I’m happy with how it all played out and I can’t wait to get things started. I’m just so excited for the future.”

Find out more about the forward:

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 181 lb.

Birthday: July 20, 2003

Hometown: Vernon, BC

2017 Stats: 28 GP, 21 G, 31 A, 52 PTS

Favourite Team Growing Up: Toronto Maple Leafs.

Favourite Player:  Sidney Crosby – He does everything right, he plays hard and has a good character on and off the ice.

Who Do You Model Your Game After: Jaime Benn – He can score, hit, and competes hard.

Favourite Hockey Memory: Going to Saskatoon with the team this season. Getting to play in a WHL rink was an amazing experience.

Favourite Movie: Black Panther.

Favourite TV Show: Riverdale.

Go Anywhere In The World: Switzerland. I like winter a lot and there are a lot of hockey rinks there.

Have Dinner With Anyone In The World: Sidney Crosby.

Favourite Holiday: Christmas.

Pre-Game Meal: Alfredo Pasta.

Favourite Food: Chinese Food.

Favourite Pump-Up Song: Plain Jane – A$AP Ferg

Play-Style: A physical scoring forward who always looks to make good plays.

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