Community Connection: 20 Questions with Zach Whitecloud

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Zach signed with the Vegas Golden Knights after finishing his collegiate career in March of 2018. He made his NHL debut later that year (April 5, 2018) against the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers. This season the 6-1, 209 lb defensemen suited in 16 games for the Knights, picking up one assist. The former Brandon AAA Midget Wheat King and Virden Oil Capital recently took time out of his schedule to answer our 20 questions.

Your fast food guilty pleasure: Cold stone if that counts, if not, don’t really eat fast food

Any game day rituals/superstitions: have to put fresh laces in at morning skate for the game

What animal would be most terrifying if it could speak: either a bear or a snake

Your dream golfing foursome includes yourself and these three individuals: Joe Rogan, Brooks Koepka, Phil Mickelson

What as your first car: 2001 Dodge Dakota crew cab

Soft- or hard-shell tacos: soft

You win the Stanley Cup, what three locations in Brandon would you like to visit with the cup: hospital, the schools I went to, generic spot for friends + family to see it

What was your best subject in school: business

How did you get your sweater # with the Knights: Assigned number

Finish this sentence: “I can’t live a day without my….”: hypervolt, take my massage gun everywhere with me

Who or where would you haunt if you were a ghost: the boys

A former teammate with the Virden Oil Capitals who one day will make a great coach: Ben Williams, former Southwest Cougar

Favorite all-time sports movie: Bad News Bears or Dodgeball

You have friends visiting Vegas for the first time, where are you taking them: Jjanga or Oyshi (all you can eat sushi)

Would you rather go hang gliding or whitewater rafting: Whitewater rafting

How do you relax after a hard day at the rink: hot tub for a bit and some TV

Who’s your go-to band or artist when you can’t decide on something to listen to: Morgan Wallen

First job you ever had: Tamarack flag boy, and a Co-Op produce worker

Do you hit the snooze button or wake up immediately: always wake up immediately, can’t start the day being lazy