FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – This week’s Huskies Player of the Week is #12 defenseman Matthew Apsassin.
Each week, a different player from the Huskies will be interviewed.
As part of a weekly feature, Matthew was met at the rink to talk about himself and his team effort.
Matthew Apsassin Facts:
- Age: 21
- Height: 5′ 8″
- Weight: 157 lbs.
- Shoots: Right
- Hometown: Fort St. John, B.C.
- How long have you been with the Huskies?
Matthew: “This is going to be my fourth year, my last year with them, and it’s been great; love it.”
- What position do you play?
Matthew: “I play defence. First three years I played forward, right wing, and just this year I moved to D and I’m loving it.”
- How would you describe your style of play?
Matthew: “Aggressive and a little bit of puck protection, some smarts, and good with the puck.”
- Favourite moment with the Huskies?
Matthew: “Probably winning the Championship, probably one of the best memories I’ve had with them.”
- Favourite hockey team?
Matthew: “Edmonton Oilers. Yeah, my favourite team.”
- Favourite player?
Matthew: “Connor McDavid. He’s a fast and I kind of like playing like him too, so it’s great.”
- What music do you like?
Matthew: “Rap, hip hop, country; just anything.”
- What’s your favourite food?
Matthew: “I’m going to have to say steak and mash potatoes.”
- What do you hope for the future?
Matthew: “Hopefully to make it as far as I can in hockey and just try to get to where I want to go and play in the NHL, hopefully.”