Throughout the 2018 NHL World Gaming Championships, NHL.com will feature player bios for fans to learn more about the competitors
Twitter/Instagram/Twitch/YouTube Handles: Twitter.com/howtochel - Twitch.tv/howtochel
Name: Aaron Altmeyer
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
GAMING AND HOCKEY BACKGROUND
What is your favorite NHL video game ever and why?
NHL 14, because of the high skill cap and good gameplay in general.
Who was your childhood hockey idol and why?
Patrick Roy, because I grew up watching him on the Avalanche and he got me into becoming a goaltender. Especially after the 2001 Stanley Cup.
What is your most memorable hockey moment and why?
Having the opportunity to go to school and play at Shattuck St. Mary's.
My gamertag is GrizzlyHTC because:
Everyone knows me as Grizz or Grazz and the HTC is for HowtoChel.
GETTING TO KNOW YOU …
My favorite team/player is: Pittsburgh Penguins - Phil Kessel
The first hockey video game I ever played was: NHL 98
If I could play EA SPORTS™ NHL® 18 vs. one real-life player, I'd pick: Phil Kessel
My signature EA SPORTS™ NHL® 18 move is: The HTC Sauce
My go-to breakaway move in EA SPORTS™ NHL® 18 is: Backhand - Forehand - Backhand
My favorite non-NHL video game is: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
My playing uniform (team jersey, favorite shirt) is: Simplicity ESports
My favorite snack while gaming is: Cheese
The weirdest thing that happened to me while gaming is: Doing a handstand on stream in front of 2,000 people.
The emoji I use the most is: :rage:
1. Block, break away and score
2. Great one-timer
3. Dangle, pass and score