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