Get to know the Newcastle Northstars: Tim Stanger

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: Tim Stanger

Number: 11

Where were you born: Newcastle

Where do you live now: Newcastle

How did you get into hockey? General interest and through a friend who used to play

How long have you played for the Northstars? 11 years

What's your favourite hockey memory? Winning the Goodall Cup in 2016!

The Northstars in 2016 after winning a sixth AIHL Championship. Tim Stanger is front right. Picture: Pic By Wulos

The Northstars in 2016 after winning a sixth AIHL Championship. Tim Stanger is front right. Picture: Pic By Wulos

Do you have a trademark hockey move? Ahh not really - I like to skate fast and use my speed

Which team do you follow in the NHL? Tampa Bay Lightning

Do you think you would make a good goalie? Oh hell no haha.

What would you to say to someone who has never been to a hockey game? Get to one ASAP - you'll love the experience

What do you do for a day job? House painter by trade

What is your dream job? I don't mind my job. I make good money and the hours are good

Do you have any superstitions? Right before left when getting dressed

If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life what would it be? Spaghetti Bolognese

If you could time travel, would you go to the past or future? Neither - I'm happy living in the present

Who would you like to be stuck on a deserted island with? Umm I'm not really sure!

How would people describe you? Hopefully a good time!

If you could master one skill you don't have right now, what would it be? Playing left handed in hockey haha

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