The Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club selected right wing Xander Schulte the 131st overall pick in the sixth round of the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft.
Schulte, a product of Devon, AB, played Bantam with Spruce Grove PAC Saints AAA this past season. The 6’0″195-pound forward got 37 points (26g,13a) in 37 games.
“Xander is a big centre who skates well and plays a 200 foot game. He also has good touch around the net”, said Hitmen Director of Player Personnel Dallas Thompson
Get to Know Xander Schulte here:
Birthday: May 27, 2005
Weight: 195 lbs
Hometown: Devon, AB
Current Hockey Club: PAC BAAA
What’s Your Favourite Movie? Titanic, and I’ve been where it was built!!!!!
What’s Your Favourite TV Show? Supernatural
What’s Your Favourite Food? My moms alfredro
If You Could Have Dinner With Anyone In The World, Who Would It Be? Ariana Grande
Hockey Side of things:
Who Is Your Favourite NHL Team? Colorado Avalanche
Who Is Your Favourite NHL Player? Nathan MacKinnon
Who Do You Model Your Game After? Zack Kassian
What Is Your Pre-Game Ritual? Re-tape both sticks, mom dropped me off playing Metallica
How Would You Describe Your Play-Style? Gritty
What is your favourite hockey memory to date? Scoring the winning goal in provincials in atom hockey
How Was This Past Season For You And Your Team? The season was challenging because we had a few issues creep up that were largely outside of hockey, but very much impacted the team. We managed to battle through them in the end.
Where Can Fans Follow You On Social Media?
Instagram account? Xander.schulte27
TikTok account? @Xander_s
Photo credit: Evolution Photography