Throughout the 2018 NHL World Gaming Championships, NHL.com will feature player bios for fans to learn more about the competitors
Twitter/Twitch/YouTube Handle: Twitch- Johnwaynee90 Instagram- John_wayne1990 Twitter- Johnwaynee90
Name: John Wayne Casagranda
Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska, United States
GAMING AND HOCKEY BACKGROUND
What is your favorite NHL video game ever and why?
NHL 95 because that's when I started playing the NHL games all the childhood memories spent on nhl 95 will never be forgotten.
Who was your childhood hockey idol and why?
Shane Doan. Captain of my favorite team
What is your most memorable hockey moment and why?
Scoring a game tying goal in state championship. We ended up winning in overtime and going on to regionals where we took second place.
My gamer tag is Johnwaynee90 because:
It's my name and my birth year
GETTING TO KNOW YOU …
My favorite team/player is: Arizona Coyotes / Clayton Keller
The first hockey video game I ever played was: NHL 95
If I could play EA SPORTS™ NHL® 18 vs. one real-life player, I'd pick: Clayton Keller
My signature EA SPORTS™ NHL® 18 move is: The wrap around
My go-to breakaway move in EA SPORTS™ NHL® 18 is: Backhand forehand backhand
My favorite snack while gaming is: Quesadilla
My favorite gamer or person to watch on Twitch is: I really enjoy watching Grubby
The weirdest thing that happened to me while gaming is: An earthquake, it seemed to last forever even lost power for a minute when it happened
One fun fact about me: That I was named after both my grandparents and not the actor