Player Spotlight - Ayden Hakkers
Height: 5' 10"
Birthday: June 5, 2005
Hometown: Goderich, ON
What are your most memorable athletic achievements?
My most memorable athletic achievement has been playing hockey with the Lakers for several years. I have made many long-lasting relationships that have had a huge impact on my growth as a player and individual. I was also enrolled with Blyth Hockey Academy, which provided me with elite level instruction in addition to our weekly team practices.
Outside of hockey, what are you most passionate about?
Outside of hockey, I am most passionate about training and improving myself both mentally and physically. Other activities I enjoy in the summer months are baseball, golf, and dirt biking.
How would you describe yourself as a player?
I would describe myself as a well-rounded player with a strong shot and good hockey IQ. I like playing a physical game and strive to be dependable in all zones of the ice. During the off-season, I am focused on improving my cardio and endurance, so I am ready for training camps next year.
What are your academic aspirations and accomplishments?
In the future, my goal is to pursue a degree in finance while continuing to play hockey at the highest level. While attending Blyth Hockey Academy, I enjoyed the atmosphere of combining athletics with academics, and I would like to continue that in the future if possible.
What is something about you that most people would not know?
I have recently started investing in the stock market and different types of cryptocurrency. I enjoy learning about the different types of digital currencies, market trends, and becoming more diverse in the financial sector.