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: Darkic01
Name: Darko Micic
Hometown: Nassjo, Sweden
GAMING AND HOCKEY BACKGROUND
What is your favorite NHL video game ever and why?
NHL 97, The first NHL I played on a PC and I loved to play on the keyboard.
Who was your childhood hockey idol and why?
Teemu Selanne and Paul Kariya, because they played a fun fast style of play, back in the days for the team I am cheering for, Anaheim Mighty Ducks.
What is your most memorable hockey moment and why?
Anaheim Ducks winning the Stanley Cup 2007.
My gamertag is Darkic01 because:
It's just a nickname and easy to remember and 01 beacuse someone else had that Gamtertag so i just put in 01, i use to be a goalie in Handball when i was a kid and i used to have the goalie number which often was 1.
GETTING TO KNOW YOU …
My favorite team/player is: Anaheim Ducks/Teemu Selanne
The first hockey video game I ever played was: NHL94
If I could play EA SPORTS™ NHL® 18 vs. one real-life player, I'd pick: Sidney Crosby
My go-to breakaway move in EA SPORTS™ NHL® 18 is: Backhander
My favorite team to play with in EA SPORTS™ NHL® 18 is: Pittsburgh Penguins
My favorite non-NHL video game is: Uncharted 4
One thing people don't usually know about me is: I like to collect autographs from NHL players, it's another hockey hobby I have.
My playing uniform (team jersey, favorite shirt) is: Purple and White Los Angeles Kings
My favorite gamer or person to watch on Twitch is: Floberg and Esdor Swedish NHL streamers
The weirdest thing that happened to me while gaming is: That I qualified to this regional final. I didn't expect that and I was very surprised that I did, knowing how many skilled players there are.
One fun fact about me: I like Country Music.