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Gabe Youchak

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT

#91  Gabe Youchak

What is your earliest memory of skating?

Blade runners skating with my cousin at 3 years old.

What is your favorite inspirational quote?

“Do things right and Do the right thing” - Stephen Youchak

“Sweet man” -S James Saber

“You don’t deserve that goal” - Brian Smith

Who has most influenced you? Why?

My parents, they have motivated me more than anyone as they see me at both my highs and lows and always push me to keep going forward

What's your favorite celebration move?

Bow and Arrow

What is your best PR Hockey memory?

Scoring in the shootout my sophomore year to win the Christmas tournament

What are 3 songs on your playlist that get you focused before a game?

Off the grid - Kanye West, Way 2 Sexy - Drake, Scenario - Pop Smoke

What is your favorite pre-game meal?

Salmon and white rice

Any special traditions you have before games?

Taking a 1 hour power nap.

What is your favorite sports movie?

Mighty Ducks, Caddy shack

Who was/is your favorite teacher at PR?

Mrs. Burger (3rd grade)

What is your favorite subject in school?

AP Gov (History)

What are your future plans after graduation?

Attend a 4 year university

If a movie was made about your life what actor would you like to portray you?

A more athletic George Lopez

What is some advice you have for current and future hockey players?

Enjoy it while you can. 4 years really fly by

Would you like to say anything else to your teammates, coaches, family, etc.

It’s been an honor to play by your side and I’ve enjoyed each and every moment of playing with you boys. Coaches, thank you for pushing me to be a player each and every day. To my family thank you for being in my corner through my whole journey, you made life so much more enjoyable