Future Fish Friday: Nicholas Canade

Welcome back to Future Fish Fridays! Want to know what our Steelheads prospects are like on and off the ice? Keep reading to learn more about this weeks Future Fish, Nicholas Canade.


Birthday: 2000-03-07
Height: 5.07
Weight: 145
Shoots: Left
Position: Right Wing
Hometown: Mississauga
Previous Team: Minor Midget AAA Mississauga Rebels

Nicholas Canade, a Mississauga Native, was an 11th round pick in the 2016 OHL Priority Selection (208th overall). Canade comes to the Steelheads as the third of four players drafted from the 2000 Mississauga Rebels dynasty team. His most memorable hockey moment thus far was winning the Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL) championship seven years in a row. His other accomplishments include being a six-time Kraft Cup winner and a two-time Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) Champion.

Nicholas knows exactly the type of forward he needs to be, so we asked him to describe his style of play. He responded: “I play a 200-Foot game and am very fast. I’m not afraid to go into the dirty areas and am willing to do anything for my team. I am skilled and shifty.” Steelheads assistant general manager, Jan Egert, describes Canade’s style of play as, “a player who plays the game with an edge, and is ultra-competitive. He makes you notice him with his agitating style; is a quick player who covers a lot of ice, while having the ability to make plays in tight areas.”

Get to know your Future Fish

Favourite pump-up song: Thunderstruck by AC/DC

Favourite pre-game meal: Steak with pasta and rice

Pre-game ritual: On the way to the rink he listens to his set playlist

Favourite hockey player of all time: Wayne Gretzky

Favourite NHL team: Edmonton Oilers

Emoji that best describes him: hockeystick

Twitter: @canade_n

Instagram: @nicholascanade

Fun fact: If Nicholas wasn’t playing hockey he would choose a career in business.

Missed last weeks feature on Jake Gravelle? You can find it right HERE. Also, get ready for next Friday’s Future Fish Jordan Hurtubise.

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