• Visentin was drafted in the third round (54th overall) in the 2008 OHL Priority Selection.
• He was a member of gold medal winning Team Ontario at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in 2009 and Team Orr at the 2010 Canadian Hockey League Top Prospects Game.
• He started playing hockey because his father built a backyard rink each winter and his childhood hockey idol was Curtis Joseph.
• Visentin patterns his game after Carolina’s Cam Ward and Pittsburgh’s Marc-Andre Fleury who he says “are both technically sound and quick -- they also know what it takes to win.”
NHL Team: Montreal Canadiens NHL Player: Carey Price, Marc-Andre Fleury Video Game: NHL ‘10, UFC Movie: Cool Runnings TV Show: Entourage, Hells Kitchen Actress: Megan Fox Cartoon: Family Guy Website: facebook.com Book: Playing with Fire by Theo Fleury Pump-up song: “The Air that I Breathe” by All That Remains Restaurant: The Keg Sport (other than hockey): Golf, Tennis, Mountain Biking Activity away from the rink: Relaxing with friends
I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.
— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round