Get to know the Newcastle Northstars: Pat Nadin

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: Patrick Nadin

Number: 91

Where were you born? Newcastle

What suburb do you live now? Merewether

How did you get into hockey? Friends invited me out one night and was hooked ever since

How long have you played for the Northstars? This is my sixth year in the league

What's your favourite hockey memory? Plenty of great memories! A favourite would be getting the opportunity to move overseas and play for Notre Dame

Pat playing for Notre Dame in 2012.

Pat playing for Notre Dame in 2012.

Do you have a trademark hockey move? Backhand toe drag

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

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? Come down and experience a game - you will be hooked

What do you do for a day job? Studying and pouring beers at a local pub

What is your dream job? Something where I get paid to travel the world

Do you have any superstitions? Nah, don't believe in superstitions

If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life what would it be? Can't go past a pub steak

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

Who would you like to be stuck on a deserted island with? Josh Secomb [Northstars strength and conditioning trainer]

What is the craziest thing you have ever done? Might keep that one a secret

How would people describe you? Enjoys long romantic walks

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

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