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Dimitri Bastounis Gaming World Championship bio

Skillzpaybillz3 a Jets fan from Winnipeg

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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: Skillzpaybillz3

Name: Dimitri Bastounis 

Age: 20

Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

 

 
GAMING AND HOCKEY BACKGROUND

What is your favorite NHL video game ever and why? 

NHL 14 because there was lots of room for creativity.

Who was your childhood hockey idol and why? 

I grew up a soccer player but I followed some hockey. My favourite hockey player growing up would be Ovi. The guy scored some unreal goals.

What is your most memorable hockey moment and why? 

When the Jets fan base continued to cheer on the team at the end of game 4 in the 2015 playoffs against the ducks. Shows how loyal the Jets fans are.

My gamertag is SkillzPayBillz3 because ...

I saw it on a t-shirt one day and decided, "wow that's catchy." So I decided to use it and stick with it.

 

GETTING TO KNOW YOU …

My favorite team/player is: Jets, Blake Wheeler

The first hockey video game I ever played was: NHL 12

If I could play EA SPORTS™ NHL® 18 vs. one real-life player, I'd pick: Wheeler or Patrik Laine

My signature EA SPORTS™ NHL® 18 move is: The 'Zetterberg deke'

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

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

My favorite non-NHL video game is: Fortnite

My favorite snack while gaming is: Cereal

My superstition/what brings me luck is: I don't believe in superstitions because if your not able to complete that superstition you will be in trouble mentally

My favorite gamer or person to watch on Twitch is: Xposedlive/Ninja

The emoji I use the most is: : D

 

TWITCH CLIPS

1. How did he save that?

2. What a move

3. Back to back goals

4. Spin-o-rama

5. Spin pass to a goal

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