Player Profile: Ethan Janda


Name: Ethan (EJ) Janda

Hometown: Brighton, Michigan

Position: Forward

Previous Team: Belle Tire 18U AAA

Favorite NHL Team: Tampa Bay Lightning

Favorite Hockey Player: Tom Wilson


How did you get started playing hockey?

My dad used to play when he was younger, so he was always my inspiration to get into hockey.

What is your favorite hockey memory?

My favorite hockey memory is when I scored my first goal while my dad was watching right behind the net I scored on. One of my favorite moments ever.

What are your goals for the team this season?

My goals for this season are to make my teammates around me better, as well as becoming a better person and player. I would also like to have a Division 1 scholarship.

If you were getting drafted to any NHL team who would you want it to be? Why?

The Detroit Red Wings. I grew up watching game after game and going to every home game I could. So many special memories were made at Joe Louis Arena.

Outside of hockey what is your favorite hobby?

My favorite hobbies are fishing and rugby. I started rugby my freshmen year and have loved it ever since. Fishing with my dad has always been one of my favorite things.

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