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Thomas Desjardins

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT

#43 Thomas Desjardins

What is your earliest memory of skating?

Skating with my dad at Blazers Ice Center.

What is your favorite inspirational quote?

"If you're going through hell, keep going"- Winston Churchill

Who has most influenced you? Why?

My dad has influenced me the most because he is always telling me how I can improve as a hockey player and as a person.

What's your favorite celebration move?

Heart-Breaker

What is your best PR Hockey memory?

Winning the winter showcase my sophomore year.

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

Knife Talk- Drake, 21 Savage; What's Crackin- Pop Smoke, Takeoff; Slippery- Migos

What is your favorite pre-game meal?

Chicken Alfredo

Any special traditions you have before games?

Tape and wax my stick.

What is your favorite sports movie?

Miracle, Happy Gilmore

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

Chris Pratt

What is your favorite subject in school?

US History

Who was/is your favorite teacher at PR and why?

Mr.Joyce was my favorite teacher at PR because he was always able to make the lesson into an activity and it helped me better understand the material in the class.

What are your future plans after graduation?

Go to a four year university and study psychology and criminal justice.

Do you plan to continue playing hockey after graduation?

I would like to play college hockey.

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

Enjoy the game, play hard, and have fun playing.

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

Thank you for all of the advice and always pushing me to be better.