MENU
Future Fish Friday: Thomas Maia

Welcome back to Future Fish Friday! Today we feature Mississauga native Thomas Maia, selected in the ninth round (170th overall) after the Steelheads acquired the pick from Sault Ste. Marie.

THOMAS MAIA

Birthday: 2000-07-26
Height: 5.08
Weight: 148
Shoots: Left
Position:Left Wing
Hometown: Mississauga, ON
Previous Team: Minor Midget AAA Mississauga Rebels

Thomas Maia is the fourth Steelheads prospect from the Minor Midget AAA Mississauga Rebels, along with Nicholas Canade, James Fletcher and Cristian Cugini. Similar to his 2000 Rebels teammates, Maia is a seven-time GTHL champion and recently won the OHF championship. Thomas describes his style of play as a small sneaky forward, which was apparent in his last season with the Rebels, putting up 48 points (22 goals and 26 assists) in 70 games.

Steelheads assistant general manager, Jan Egert, comments on Thomas’ history and playing ability: “Thomas is another player from the Mississauga Rebels organization, who graduated the minor midget program with a winning pedigree; including the 2016 GTHL Championship. Maia is an excellent skater & smart player that often finds pockets of space in the offensive zone. He possesses the ability to make his teammates better or capitalize on opportunities himself.”

Get to know your Future Fish

Favourite pre-game meal: Pasta and chicken
Pre-game ritual: Always tie the left skate first
One thing he can’t leave home without: His headphones
Favourite hockey player of all time: Wayne Gretzky
Favourite NHL team: New York Rangers
Emoji that best describes him: 100
Twitter: @thomasmaiaa

Off-ice you’ll find Thomas watching his favourite TV show, Family Guy, or listening to his favourite singer Rihanna.

Be sure to check out last week’s feature on Kevin Wall and stay tuned for next week’s profile on Isaac Walker!

Follow us on Twitter and Instagram to keep up on all the Steelheads action!

More News
Single Game Tickets to go on sale September 5
5 hours ago
Play of the Year: Week 5
3 days ago
Future Fish Friday: Thomas Harley
6 days ago
TBT: Former Steelheads Spencer Martin reflects on time in OHL; future in NHL
1 week ago
Florida Panthers Agree to Terms with Owen Tippett on Entry-Level
1 week ago
Steelheads congratulate Zac Urback and Hayden Speak on expanded roles
1 week ago