Up this week in our Future Fish Friday features is goaltender, Matthew Dunsmoor from the Guelph Jr. Gryphons. Dunsmoor was selected by the Steelheads in the 8th round, 164th overall in the 2017 OHL Priority Selection.
Weight: 199 lbs
Hometown: Guelph, Ont.
Previous Team: Guelph Jr. Gryphons Minor Midget AAA
The winner of the South Central Triple-A Hockey League Player of the Year at the Minor Midget Player of the Year Awards presented by the OHL, Dunsmoor had sparkling numbers last season with the Guelph Jr. Gryphons. In 20 games played, the 16-year-old goalie had a goals-against-average of 1.80, adding three shutouts.
Childhood hockey idol: Mikka Kiprusoff
Favourite pre-game meal: Pasta
Favourite Pump-up song: All Eyez on Me by Tupac
One thing people don’t know about me: I love math
Favourite NHL team: Arizona Coyotes
Dunsmoor credits his work ethic as a quality that sets him apart. When describing his style of play, the 5’11 goalie says, “I battle, I never give up on a puck and always do anything I can do to stop it.”