Monday, October 29, 2012
Lauren Spring #17 (aka Springer)
Hometown: Kelowna, BC
Kelowna Minor Hockey Association
BC: Who has had the most influence on your hockey career, and why?
L: Cassie Campbell. I have looked up to her since I was a little girl. When she was captain of the National team I had the opportunity to meet her. She was very down to earth and a great team player.
BC: What is your first memory of playing hockey or skating?
L: Playing on the back yard rink with my brother in the winter.
BC: Who was your favorite minor hockey coach, and why?
L: Glen Naka. He did and still would help me with anything: shooting, skating, stick-handling. He is always beside me through thick and thin.
BC: What is your most memorable hockey moment?
L: Playing for Team BC in the 2010 Canada Winter Games when I was 14.
BC: What are your future hockey goals?
L: To play for Hockey Canada.
BC: What would winning the National Women’s U18 Championship mean to you?
L: BC gets under-rated a lot, so coming out on top would be an amazing feeling.
BC: Fave sport other than hockey?
BC: Fave NHL team?
BC: Fave song?
L: anything country
BC: Fave movie?
L: Harry Potter
BC: Fave Food?
BC: Fave TV Show?
BC: What was your first job?
L: At the Edge of Excellence Hockey School.
BC: As a fan, what was your favorite international hockey moment?
L: Watching Canada beat USA in the finals of the 2010 Olympics with my close friend Hannah Miller. We went to the game in Vancouver.
BC: Have you ever competed at an elite level in any other sports?
L: I played soccer with the Y league Whitecaps from 2001-2009. I played at the Summer Games and won gold.
BC: What do you consider your strongest hockey skill? How did you develop it?
L: My work ethic. I played a lot of hockey with older and more experienced players, so they always pushed me.
BC: What are a few other random facts about you?
L: I like the outdoors. Anything to do with hiking, biking or quadding, I am there.
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