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Joey Hishon
North American Skater
Owen Sound, OHL
Final Rank:  55 Midterm Rank:  46
Position:  Center Shoots:  Left
Height:  5' 10" Weight:  170
Born:  October 20, 1991    
Birthplace:  Stratford, ON, CAN
• A broken foot early in the 2009-10 season limited Hishon to just 36 games and 40 points (16-24--40) – he broke his foot blocking a slap shot against Niagara, but still managed to score the game-winning goal .

• In 2008-09, he led Owen Sound in goals (37), assists (44) and points (81) and was voted the Best Playmaker and Best Stickhandler in the OHL’s Western Conference by the league’s coaches -- in the playmaking category he beat out Ryan O'Reilly (COL, 33rd overall in 2009) and John Tavares (NYI, 1st overall in 2009) and in the stickhandling category he beat out Nazem Kadri (TOR, 7th overall in 2009) for the award.

• Hishon represented Team Canada at the 2009 Under-18 World Championships and was the leading scorer (5-5--10) for Canada at the 2009 Ivan Hlinka Memorial. He also was named to Team Ontario at the 2008 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

• He joined up with a local company in Owen Sound to create ‘Hishon for Hodgkins’ in which a donation is made to the Canadian Cancer Society for every goal ($100) and assist ($50) that he collects during home games.

• A Stratford Warriors minor hockey product, he got his start at the age of four skating at the local rink where his father worked and he wears jersey number four because his father and uncles wore that number.

FAVORITES

NHL team: Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL player: Pavel Datsyuk
Shootout move: “Datsyuk move”
Goal celebration: “Swipe the ice into move, glass jump”
Video game: NHL 10
Movie: The Hangover
TV show: Entourage
Actor: Will Farrell
Cartoon character: Bugs Bunny
Website: dropthegloves.com
Book: Playing with Fire by Theo Fleury
Pump-up song: “Fix you” by Coldplay
Restaurant: The Mandarin
Sport (other than hockey): Golf, Basketball
Activity away from the rink: Fishing
Breakfast food: Eggs
Superhero: Batman

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2007-2008
OWEN SOUND
OHL
63
20
27
47
38
2008-2009
OWEN SOUND
OHL
65
37
44
81
34
2009-2010
OWEN SOUND
OHL
36
16
24
40
26




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