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WE ASKED… #50 SHANE OWEN

Date of Birth – June 04, 1990

Position - Goalie

Age - 33

Height - 188 cm / 6'2"

Place of Birth – Markham, Ontario

Weight - 86 kg / 190 lbs

Catches - Left

Honours – QMJHL Champion 2009/10

What other sports did you play growing up?  Football, Volleyball, Golf, Basketball

Who has been the biggest influence on your career so far?  Goalie coaches, Frantz Jean, Ray Dyke, Mike Rosati

Who is the best player you have played with?  Ryan O’Reilly

Who is the best player you have played against? Steven Stamkos

What is the most memorable game you have played in?  Memorial Cup game for Moncton Wildcats against Windsor Spitfires in 2010

What is your favourite/least favourite rink to play in? Fife Flyers packed barn, Least Manchester Storm

If you could make one rule change in hockey, what would it be and why? Make the nets smaller

Which hockey team do you cheer for/which one do you root against? Cheer for the Toronto Maple Leafs

Most admired hockey player and why? Carey Price

What would be your best piece of advice for youngsters starting in hockey? Work hard and have fun

Pre-game routine? Tape my sticks, Listen to music, juggle, stretch

Pre-game meal? Rice, Chicken, avocado, side salad

Any gameday superstitions? None

Favourite other sport(s) to play? Volleyball, Golf

Favourite other sport(s) to watch? Basketball, Golf, Tennis

Favourite athlete (non hockey)? Lebron James

Favourite sports team (non hockey)? Toronto Raptors

Which do you prefer books or movies? Movies

Favourite TV show(s)? Entourage

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be? Steak, mashed potatoes, Caesar salad

Favourite beverage (non alcoholic/alcoholic)? Coffee/Beer

If you could share a meal with any 4 individuals, living or dead, who would they be? Carey Price, David Beckham, Tom Brady, Kevin Hart

Favourite singer/music/band? Ziggy Alberts, City and Colour

What is your favourite vacation destination? Muskoka

What was your favourite and least favourite subject in school?  Gym and least favourite Math

If you could join any past or current music group which would it be and in what capacity? (guitar/vocals/drummer etc) Tragically Hip, Guitar

Have you ever had a nickname? What is it?  Owie, O dog, O, Suga Shane

If you were a super-hero, what powers would you have? Fly

What three items would you take with you on a desert island? Lighter, Axe, Tent

How many languages do you speak? English

If not a hockey player what occupation would you have? Fire fighter

 

PIC CREDITS – Jillian McFarlane & Derek Young

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