Earlier this off-season, nineteen (19) players were added to The Program by virtue of the 2020 OHL Priority Selection and 2020 OHL U18 Priority Selection.
Today we introduce you to a seventh member of this year’s draft class through a ‘Q&A’ feature exclusively here on soogreyhounds.com.
Today we meet Greyhounds 9th Round selection of the OHL Priority Selection … Landen Hookey.
Place of Birth:
Marnie (mom) Chris (dad)
Siblings (brother/sister, age, name):
4 sisters – Regan(18), Coehan(13), Taryn(10), Jordyn(20)
Two dogs – Knokey(Malshi) Charlie(Morkie)
Previous three teams you have played for?
Lambton Jr sting AAA , Regional White (north america) , Northern Vikings
Most memorable moment?
Getting drafted to the OHL by Sault Ste Marie.
What is your main motivation on the ice?
Be better every day and never stop working !
What challenges did you overcome to get where you are now in hockey?
Less time with friends and more time working on my goals and things I want to achieve.
What do you know about the Soo Greyhounds or the City of Sault Ste Marie?
I do not no much about the city but I do know that the Greyhounds organization is amazing.
Words of advice for a player aspiring to be drafted/play in the OHL?
Focus on yourself and don’t worry about social media and other outside noise.
Detroit Red Wings
Sport other than hockey:
Ball hockey , Basketball
Rainbow 6 seige
Salmon and Rice
Do you speak any other languages?
Who has been the most influential person in your life?
My dad and my mom
If you could hang out with one celebrity (dead or alive) who would it be?
What did you want to be when you were small?
An NHL player
If you could live anywhere, where would it be?
Florida or Jamaica
Any hidden talents or something people don’t typically know about you?
What was the best vacation you ever took and why?
Dominican with my family , it was so fun meeting new people and sitting at the beach.
What could you not live without?
You were stuck on a deserted island, what three (3) things would you bring with you?
Hockey stick with pucks and net , one friend and my phone.
Snapchat/Intstagram or Facebook?
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