Future Fish Friday: Michael McKnight

In this week’s Future Fish Friday feature, we get to know Michael McKnight, who was selected by the Steelheads in the 14th round, 268 overall in the 2018 OHL Priority Selection. McKnight registered 40 points (16 goals, 24 assists) last season with the Elgin Middlesex Chiefs Minor Midget AAA team.

Name: Michael McKnight
Birthday: December 8, 2002
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 161 pounds
Shoots: Left
Position: Left Wing
Previous Team: Elgin Middlesex Chiefs
Hometown: Dorchester, ON


  • Favourite Pet: Dog
  • Favourite Coffee Shop: Tim Hortons
  • Favourite Social Media Platform: Instagram
  • Favourite Gaming Console: XBOX
  • What Do You Pour First; Milk or Cereal: Cereal
  • What Tastes Better; Coke or Pepsi: Coke
  • What Are You; Morning Bird or Night Owl: Night Owl
  • Favourite Breakfast Meat: Sausage
  • Does Pineapple Belong on Pizza: No
  • Favourite Music Genre: Country and some Rap
  • What Do You Prefer to Watch; Netflix or YouTube Videos: Netflix
  • What Do You Prefer to Take: Bath or Shower: Shower
  • What Do You Like to Drink; Coffee or Tea: Coffee
  • Where Do You Want to Live; City or Countryside: City
  • What Do You Like to Write With; Pen or Pencil: Pencil
  • Favourite TV Series: Murdoch Mysteries
  • What Colour Tape Do You Use on Your Stick: White
  • Favourite Place to Visit: The Cottage
  • Three (3) Words That Best Describe You: Hard Working, Persistent, Kind
  • Favourite Movie to Watch on The Road: Happy Gilmore
  • Favourite Athlete Growing Up: Sidney Crosby
  • Hidden Talent: Water Skiing
  • Pre-Game Superstitions: Light job around arena
  • Biggest Inspiration: My Family and Friends
  • Songs We Can Find on Your Pre-Game Playlist: Country and some rap
  • Pre-Game and Post-Game Rituals:
    • Pre-game: I have Chicken and Pasta, I also nap 3 hours before game time
    •  Post-Game: I lay in bed and have a protein shake
  • Favourite Hobby Off Ice: Fishing
  • Favorite Sport Besides Hockey: Soccer
  • Biggest Pet Peeve: Mosquitoes
  • If You Had Super Powers What Would They Be: To fly, because it would be cool to see the world from a different perspective
  • Favourite Board Game: Cribbage
  • Nickname: Don’t have one
  • What Celebrity Would You Choose to Have Lunch With: Adam Sandler
  • Go to Karaoke Song: Drunk on a Plane- Dierks Bentley
  • Greatest Achievement: OHL Draft
  • If You Could Rule the World for One Day, What Would You Ban: Bullying
  • Favourite Ice-Cream Flavour: Cotton Candy
  • Favourite Quote: The harder the battle the sweeter the victory
  • Lucky Charm: Don’t have one

Don’t miss next week’s profile on Joshua Belgrave.

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