Future Fish Friday! Right winger Kurtis Goodwin is this week’s feature after being drafted by the Steelheads in the 13th round, 253rd overall in the 2017 OHL Priority Selection.
Weight: 170 lbs
Position: Right Wing
Hometown: Fergus, Ont.
Previous Team: Waterloo Wolves Minor Midget AAA
Drafted from the Waterloo Wolves Minor Midget AAA organization, Goodwin recorded 14 goals and 13 assists for 27 points in 33 games. When asked about his style of play, Goodwin said, “I play a gritty and physical two-way game. I play defence first but can contribute offensively.”
Get to know your Future Fish
Childhood hockey idol: Henrik Zetterberg
Favourite pre-game meal: Pasta with chicken and caesar salad
If not playing hockey, what career would you choose: Golf
One thing people don’t know about me: My vision is actually 20/20
Favourite NHL team: Detroit Red Wings
Goodwin credits his brother for his start in hockey and hasn’t looked back since. “I started playing hockey at the age of 4. My brother played hockey so I started playing.”
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