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Aaron Altmeyer Gaming World Championship bio

GrizzlyHTC a Penguins fan from Pittsburgh

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Throughout the 2018 NHL World Gaming Championships, NHL.com will feature player bios for fans to learn more about the competitors

 

THE BASICS

Twitter/Instagram/Twitch/YouTube Handles: Twitter.com/howtochel - Twitch.tv/howtochel

Name: Aaron Altmeyer

Age: 24

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:

 

TWITCH CLIPS

1. Block, break away and score

2. Great one-timer

3. Dangle, pass and score

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