This week we get to know Austin Heinrich, the Steelheads fourth round selection (73rd overall) from the 2017 OHL Under-18 Priority Selection.
Weight: 187 lbs
Position: Left Wing/Defence
Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Previous Team: York Simcoe Express Midget AAA
Heinrich, who began playing hockey at the age of four, describes himself as a “powerful shutdown defenceman who is difficult to play against and makes a solid first pass.” His most memorable hockey moment thus far in his career was being selected by the Steelheads in the Under-18 Priority Selection.
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Childhood hockey idol: Alex Ovechkin/Shea Weber
Favourite pre-game meal: Chicken and steamed broccoli
Favourite pump up song: Anything Rap/EDM
One thing people don’t know about me: I love fashion and shoes
Favourite NHL team: Washington Capitals