It’s Friday, and that means it’s time for another Future Fish profile. Today we go across the boarder to the United States, where Steelheads prospect Kevin Wall is from.
Position: Right Wing
Hometown: Penfield, NY, USA
Previous Team: Buffalo Jr. Sabres 16U
The Steelheads acquired the 178th pick in the ninth round from the Kitchener Rangers, where they selected New York native Kevin Wall. Kevin is the only American Steelheads’ prospect as he comes from the Buffalo Jr. Sabres 16U, scoring 63 points (34 goals and 29 assists) in 64 regular season games. Kevin describes his style of play as “a power forward, not afraid to go into the corners”. Steelheads general manager, James Boyd describes Wall as “a skilled player with size and a knack for the net. He has the ability to maintain control of the puck in traffic and possesses a quick accurate shot. He is a player that is able to consistently generate scoring chances.”
Get to know your Future Fish
Favourite pre-game meal: Pasta
Favourite pump-up song: Remember the Name by Fort Minor
Pre-game ritual: He has Skittles before every game
One thing he can’t leave home without: His headphones and music
Favourite hockey player of all time: Mario Lemieux
Favourite NHL Team: Buffalo Sabres
Emoji that best describes him:
Off ice you’ll find Kevin watching his favourite TV show, That 70’s Show or listening to Zac Brown Band.
Don’t miss next Friday’s article as we feature on Mississauga native Thomas Maia, and be sure to read last week’s feature on Jordan Hurtubise