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Travis Hamonic

North American Skater - Moose Jaw, WHL
Final Rank:75Midterm Rank:54
Position:DefensemanShoots:Right
Height:6' 0"Weight:192
Born:August 16, 1990
Born in:Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Drafted: 2008: NYI (2nd Round / 53rd Overall)  New York Islanders
  • Won gold with Team Canada at the Under-18 IIHF World Championships in 2008 and helped lead Team Manitoba to a silver medal at the 2007 Canada Winter Games.
  • He started skating at the age of three and played his first season with the St. Malo Warriors at the age of four – “I wanted to play because my brother did; I would always ask to go skating but refused to hold anyone’s hand because I wanted to do it all on my own”.
  • Patterns his game after Calgary’s Dion Phaneuf – “he controls the game, he’s physical and he can play in all situations”
  • Credits his parents as well as his coaches in Moose Jaw for having had the most influence on his career.
  • His most memorable hockey moment was winning a silver medal at the Under-17 championships and his most embarrassing hockey moment was losing an on-ice practice bet with his team and having to shave his legs.
  • If he could be in any one movie he would want to be in Mighty Ducks or Youngblood and if he wasn’t playing hockey he would want to go to law school.
  • His nickname is Hammy and he wears number three for the Holy Trinity
  • Sits on the Moose Jaw Youth City Advisory Committee and plays the bass guitar.

 

FAVORITES

 

NHL Team: Montreal Canadiens

NHL Player: Calgary’s Dion Phaneuf

Shootout move: “Fake backhand to forehand, shoot top glove”

Goal celebration: “Double fist pump in the air”

Video Game: NHL 07 and Guitar Hero

Movie: Youngblood

TV Show: Friday Night Lights and The O.C.

Actor/Actress: Will Ferrell

Artist: Kenny Chesney

Website: TSN.ca and Facebook.com

Book: To Kill a Mockingbird

Pump-up song: “Change of Pace” by Weekend Warriors

Food to cook: Pasta

Sport (other than hockey): Football

Activity away from the rink: Being with the guys, golf and training

Toy growing up: Mini sticks

Place to shop: Hollister and Abercrombie

Place to visit: Anywhere warm or out west in the mountains

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2006-2007MOOSE JAWWHL2203330
2007-2008MOOSE JAWWHL6151722101