Player Profile: Ryan Waltman

Name: Ryan Waltman
Hometown: South Bend, Indiana
Position: Forward
Previous Team: Shreveport Mudbugs
Favorite NHL Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Favorite Hockey Player: Patrick Kane

How did you get started playing hockey?
My dad put me in skate at 3 and I never looked back

What is your favorite hockey memory?
Going on a run for the national title my U16 year.

What are your goals for the team this season?
Number one placed team in the division and have a shot in Minnesota for the Robertson Cup.

If you were getting drafted to any NHL team who would you want it to be? Why?
Chicago because it’s the closest big city to my hometown, I have family there and spent a lot of time there growing up and I have a lot of love for that city. And they have always been my favorite team.

Outside of hockey what is your favorite hobby?
Basketball without a doubt.

Favorite place you have traveled?
Cape Cod. My dad’s sister lives out there and we went almost every summer when I was growing up.