• Mappin finished third on Red Deer in scoring with 39 points (17-22-39) in 56 games in his second full season with the Rebels.
• He is the second cousin of Colorado forward Darcy Tucker. He names Tucker as his childhood hockey hero – “he made me believe that small-town hockey players can make it to the NHL”.
• His first hockey team was the Big Valley Elks Mites and he credits his dad for having the biggest influence on his career – “he spent all of his spare time helping me with my hockey and has always helped me off the ice”.
• If he could be a celebrity for a day he would choose Garth Brooks and the best gift he has received was his very first Synergy stick.
NHL Team: Detroit Red Wings NHL Player: Henrik Zetterberg Video game: Call of Duty 5, NHL ‘09 Movie: Happy Gilmore Actor: Chris Farley Cartoon: Simpsons, Family Guy Book: To Kill A Mocking Bird Restaurant: East Side Mario’s Place to visit: Shuswap Lake Superhero: The Flash