Future Fish Friday: William Portokalis

This week’s Future Fish Friday features William Portokalis, a product of Don Mills Flyers Minor Midget AAA team. Mississauga, ON native was selected 39th overall in the second round of the 2018 OHL Priority Selection.

Name: William Portokalis
Birthday: April 4 2002
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 174 pounds
Shoots: L
Position: Centre
Previous Team: Don Mills Flyers
Hometown: Mississauga, ON

Drafted from the Don Mills Flyers, Portokalis was their captain for the past two seasons and registered a total 81 points (34 goals, 47 assists) in 63 games in the 2017/18 season, adding four points in four games at the 2018 OHL Cup. Head coach and general manager James Richmond comments that “William plays with speed, is strong on the puck and is a great character kid that we’re thrilled to add to our team”.

FFF PortokalisThis OR That

  • Favourite Pet: Dog
  • Favourite Coffee Shop: Starbucks
  • Favourite Social Media Platform: Twitter
  • Favourite Gaming Console: XBOX
  • What Do You Pour First; Milk or Cereal: Cereal
  • What Tastes Better; Coke or Pepsi: Coke
  • What Are You; Early Bird or Night Owl: Early Bird
  • Favourite Breakfast Meat: Sausage
  • Does Pineapple Belong on Pizza: Yes
  • Favourite Music Genre: Country
  • Do You Prefer Watching Netflix or YouTube Video’s: Netflix
  • What Do You Prefer to Take; Shower or Bath: Shower
  • What Do You Like to Drink; Tea or Coffee: Tea
  • Where Do You Want to Live; City or Countryside: City
  • What Do You Like to Write With; Pen or Pencil: Pencil
  • Favourite TV Series: Riverdale
  • What Colour Tape Do You Use: Black
  • Favourite Place to Visit: 1. Paramount Fine Foods Centre 2. Greece
  • Three (3) Words to Best Describe You: Hardworking, Responsible, Trustworthy
  • Favourite Movie to Watch On The Road: Mighty Ducks
  • Favourite Athlete Growing Up: Patrick Kane
  • Hidden Talent: Touch my nose with my tongue
  • Pre-Game Superstitions: Put all my equipment on left to right
  • Biggest Inspiration: Father
  • Favourite Songs: Body like a back road, Know me
  • Pre-Game and Post-Game Rituals: Pre-Game: Keep ups, tape stick, visualize game
  •                                                          Post-Game: take equipment off right to left
  • Favourite Hobby Off the Ice: Ping Pong
  • What is Your Favourite Sport Besides Hockey: Lacrosse
  • Biggest Pet Peeve: Mispronunciation of words (bagel, tomato)
  • If You Had Super Powers What Would They Be: Mind reading, Slowing down time, Shapeshifting, Invisibility
  • Favourite Board Game: Scrabble
  • Nickname: Porto
  • What Celebrity Would You Choose to Have Lunch With: Arianna Grande
  • Go to Karaoke Song: Beautiful Girls
  • Greatest Achievement: Getting drafted to the Steelheads, being incited to U17 Team Canada Camp
  • If You Could Rule the World for One Day What Would You Ban: War
  • Favourite Ice-Cream Flavour: Birthday Cake
  • Favourite Quote or Saying: The two most important days of your life are, the day you were born and the day you find out why
  • Lucky Charm: My Cross
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