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Alex Kangas Gaming World Championship bio

Kannnggger a former NHL Draft pick

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THE BASICS

Twitter/Instagram/Twitch/YouTube Handles: Boonsopnhl/Alex_Kangas/Boonsop/don't have a youtube page

Name: Alex Kangas 

Age: 30

Hometown: Rochester, Minnesota, United States

 

 
GAMING AND HOCKEY BACKGROUND

What is your favorite NHL video game ever and why?

Nhl 14 on 360. The best game they have made thus far

Who was your childhood hockey idol and why?

Jeremy Roenick. I was a Blackhawks fan, and he was unreal on Sega

What is your most memorable hockey moment and why?

Being drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers in 2006/ Playing college hockey at the University of Minnesota

My gamertag is kannnggger because:

It's just a nickname 

 

 

GETTING TO KNOW YOU …

My favorite team/player is: Wild

The first hockey video game I ever played was: Blades of Steel on original Nintendo

My signature EA SPORTS™ NHL® 18 move is: Spin pass

My go-to breakaway move in EA SPORTS™ NHL® 18 is: Backhand

My favorite team to play with in EA SPORTS™ NHL® 18 is: Tampa/Winnipeg 

My playing uniform (team jersey, favorite shirt) is: Lululemon

When I'm not playing EA SPORTS™ NHL® 18, I'm: Golfing, Fishing at the cabin

The weirdest thing that happened to me while gaming is: TV burnt out in college during the 3rd period of a game, I could only hear the game, no visual, ended up winning somehow.

The emoji I use the most is: Fire

One fun fact about me: Drafted to the NHL.

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