In this weeks’ Meet the Pups, get to know Mason Howard, a big defenseman from London, ON! After being drafted in the 10th round to your IceDogs, Howard represented Team Alliance at the OHL Gold Cup. He finished with 4 assists in 5 games, tied for second on his team in scoring!
Name: Mason Howard
Minor Midget Team: London Jr Knights
What number do you wear? 10
Why? Because I’ve wore 10 my entire life for every sport
Favourite Hockey Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
Favourite Movie: Miracle
Favourite Song: Closer
Favourite Pre-game Meal: Chicken and Pasta
Something about you our fans should know about you: I give 100% effort on and off the ice and will do anything to win the game
How would you characterize your style of play? I consider myself a 2-way Physical defenseman who can play in any situation needed and do whatever is need for the team.
Who, in the NHL, do you believe your style of play most similarly resembles? Victor Hedman
Who is the toughest goalie you’ve competed against? Jet Greaves
What are you most looking forward to this upcoming season? I’m looking forward to this upcoming season and potentially playing for a great team like the IceDogs
Any big plans for the summer, once school’s finished? I plan on improving my game on the ice and in the weight room everyday this summer as well as spending some time with my family and friends.
We look forward to seeing Mason on the ice at training camp!