Austin Madaisky
North American Skater
LAST CLUB TEAM: Kamloops, WHL
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
WEIGHT: 185
SHOOTS: Right
BIRTHDATE: January 30, 1992
HOMETOWN:
BORN IN: Burnaby, BC, CAN
MID RANK: 59
FINAL RANK: 57
• Drafted 14th overall by the Calgary Hitmen in 2007, Madaisky was traded from Calgary 39 games into the 2009-10 season. He finished the year on a high note in Kamloops – he led the Blazers with three goals in the playoffs (3-3--6) before they were knocked out by the Vancouver Giants in four games.

• Madaisky participated in the 2010 CHL Top Prospects Game and was a member of Team Pacific at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in 2009.

• He played for the Burnaby Winter Club (BWC), who won the Western Canadian Bantam AAA Championship. He had 17 goals and 67 points in 65 games -- Kevin Sundher (No. 67 ranked), Madaisky’s neighbour and long-time teammate, was also a part of the championship team.

• His first hockey team was the Cloverdale Colts and his hockey idol growing up was Peter Forsberg because of his “dynamic style”.

FAVORITES

NHL team: Vancouver Canucks
NHL player: Chris Pronger
Shootout move: “Five hole”
Video game: Guitar Hero
Movie: Rudy
TV show: Entourage
Actor and actress: Edward Norton, Megan Fox
Music group: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Website: facebook.com
Book: Hockey tough
Pump-up song: Panama by Van Halen
Home-cooked meal: Steak and Pasta
Activity away from the rink: Playing the drums