Getting to Know: Austin Washkurak

Getting to Know…

Name: Austin Washkurak

Drafted: 15th round, 296th overall in 2011

Nickname? Ozzy

Favourite food? Caesar Salad

Typical pre-game meal?  Spaghetti and meatballs with a salad

Favourite Colour? Red

Favourite NHL Team? Chicago Blackhawks

Favourite Hockey Player? Ryan Miller

Favourite Movie? The Hangover

Favourite Band? Eminem

Favourite TV Show? Two and a Half Men

Favourite Book? It’s Kind of a Funny Story

Favourite Video Game? NHL 11

If you didn’t play hockey which sport would you play? Baseball

Who has been the biggest influence on your hockey career?  My Dad, he has high expectations that I work hard to acheive and he gives me advice.

What is your favourite hockey memory?  Being drafted by the Oshawa Generals

After you are finished your hockey career, which profession do you see yourself getting into? Business and Marketing

What is the first thing you would do after winning an OHL Championship?  Get ready for the Memorial Cup

If you could trade places with one person, who would it be and why? Ryan Miller because he is my favourite goalie and I could learn a lot from him.

If you could have lunch with one person, who would it be and why? Martin Luther King Jr. because he was a great leader and stood up for what he believes in

Do you have any special talents?  I have good hockey sense

What are some of your goals for next season?  To make the Oshawa Generals

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