Get to know the Newcastle Northstars: Richard Tesarik

The Northstars are Newcastle's national ice hockey team, playing in the Australian Ice Hockey League. Get to know the Northstars players as they progress through the 2019 season.

Name: Richard Tesarik

Number: 55

Where were you born? Czech Republic

What suburb do you live now? Hornsby

How did you get into hockey? My father introduced me to hockey

How long have you played for the Northstars? This is my second season

What's your favourite hockey memory? Meeting Jaromir Jagr in Czech Republic with the Australian national team

Do you have a trademark hockey move? Not really

Which team do you follow in the NHL? Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins

Do you think you would make a good goalie? Probably not

What would you to say to someone who has never been to a hockey game? You are missing out!

What do you do for a day job? Sales consultant for an orthopaedic company

What is your dream job? As a child I always wanted to be a vet

Do you have any superstitions? Not really

If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life what would it be? Goulash soup and bread

If you could time travel, would you go to the past or future? Past

Who would you like to be stuck on a deserted island with? Macgyver

What is the craziest thing you have ever done? Moved to Australia

How would people describe you? Positive, dedicated, stubborn and honest

If you could master one skill you don't have right now, what would it be? I would like to master my English