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
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!
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