Get to know the Newcastle Northstars: Captain Robert Malloy

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: Robert Malloy

Number: 20

Where were you born? New Haven, Connecticut, USA

What suburb do you live now? Terrigal

How did you get into hockey? My older cousin and the Hartford Whalers

How long have you played for the Northstars? This is my fifth year in Newcastle

What's your favourite hockey memory? Beating team Iceland in the Junior Goodwill Games

Do you have a trademark hockey move? Backhand bardown

Which team do you follow in the NHL? Boston Bruins

Do you think you would make a good goalie? Absolutely

What would you to say to someone who has never been to a hockey game? Television doesn't do it justice, come see for yourself.

What do you do for a day job? Sell and support medical devices

What is your dream job? Making money in my sleep

Do you have any superstitions? Negative

If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life what would it be? My grandmother's baked Mac and cheese

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

Who would you like to be stuck on a deserted island with? Anyone except Joey Theriault [Northstars coach]

What is the craziest thing you have ever done? No comment

How would people describe you? Future billionaire champion maker

If you could master one skill you don't have right now, what would it be? Surfing

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