1. Is there any story or significance behind your jersey number?
My jersey is number 4 which is Bobby Orr’s number who played for the Hawks and Bruins.
2. At what age did you start playing hockey?
Started playing at 6 years old.
3. What is your favorite hockey memory?
I played with my team at the United Center before a Hawks Game.
4. What is your most embarrassing hockey moment?
Playing goalie during practice for a scrimmage.
5. What is a hockey accomplishment that you are proud of?
I am proud of myself for how hard I worked to get back on the ice after my shoulder surgery.
6. Who is your favorite coach?
Coach Kevin since I have learned so much from his drills.
7. What has hockey meant to you over the years?
Hockey has inspired me to work hard to achieve my goals. Because I love to skate, I have also been able to be a ref and teach new skaters.
8. What would you like to say to your parents?
I would like to thank my parents for all their encouragement and support over the years to learn to skate and play hockey.
9. What are your plans for after high school?
I am going to Northern Michigan University for the Construction
Thoughts from Parents:
Joe, you saw your first hockey game at 6 years old and fell in love with the game. Hockey has brought you teamwork, friendships and memories to cherish. A memory you will always cherish will not be on the ice but will be many years on the driveway playing with your hockey dog, Tucker!
These past six months you were determined and worked hard to come back after having shoulder surgery to be able to finish the season. As you go through life, this same determination and work ethic will guide you to be successful. We have loved watching you play over the years and seeing you grow into the person we re so proud of. As you start a new stage of your life with college, you will be able to look back at hockey as a pinnacle part of your life. We thank you for the wonderful memories and all the friendships we have made over the years in this family we call the hockey community! Love Always, Mom and Dad