Future Fish Friday is back this summer to highlight the future of the Mississauga Steelheads. We kick things off with Steelheads’ prospect Noah Romeo, drafted in the fifth round, 92nd overall in the 2017 Under-18 Priority Selection.
Weight: 179 lbs
Hometown: Cambridge, ON
Previous Team: Toronto Marlboros Midget AAA
Drafted from the Toronto Marlboros Midget AAA, Romeo recorded six goals and three assists for nine points during the 2016-17 Greater Toronto Hockey League season. The right-handed defenceman describes himself as a “big shut down defenceman with a hard shot that brings a hard physical presence every time I step on the ice.”
Get to know your Future Fish
Childhood hockey idol: Evgeni Malkin, P.K Subban
Favourite pre-game meal: Pasta
Favourite pump up song: Future and other rap music
One thing people don’t know about me: I have great taste in music
Favourite NHL team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Romeo’s most memorable hockey moment so far was in minor midget when he got moved up to forward to score two goals before being named MVP of the game.
We’ll be profiling a new prospect every Friday this summer. Don’t miss next week’s profile on right winger, Kevin Paschalis.