Player Profile


Name: Leo Bacallao

Hometown: Madison, Wisconsin

Position: Forward

Previous Team: Springfield Blues

Favorite NHL Team: New York Rangers

Favorite Hockey Player: Austin Mathews


How did you get started playing hockey?

Started playing hockey when I was 3 years old. My grandpa built a rink that winter and has done it ever since I was growing up. I remember how easy and impressed he was of how quickly I learned to skate. As soon as I figured it out my grandpa and my mom put me in a club team growing up.

What is your favorite hockey memory?

Getting my first college offer.

What are your goals for the team this season? Be a guy coach can trust on the ice. Scoring a bunch contributing to the team in the best way.

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

New York Rangers because of Madison Square Garden and they’re an original 6 team. Also my grandpa’s favorite.

Outside of hockey what is your favorite hobby?

Working out, fishing, and gaming.

Favorite place you have traveled to?