Player Profile: Grant Cardin


Name: Grant Cardin

Grade: 11

Sport: Ice Hockey

How do you feel about the season so far?

“So far our season is going extremely well. We are 11-3-1 as of now, and the team plays fantastically together.”

What is your favorite thing about hockey?

My favorite part of hockey is the competitiveness of the sport.”

How did you get into hockey originally?

I got into hockey when my neighbor introduced me to it a few weeks after I moved to Michigan from Arkansas.”

What is your favorite part of being on this team?

My favorite part about being on this team is that I get the chance to play the sport I love with many of my classmates.”

What is your inspiration in your sport?

My inspiration in this sport is the hard work I can do every day. I go to practice knowing that everything I do makes myself better, not only on the ice but off it as well.”

What is your most memorable experience from hockey?

My most memorable experience in hockey was probably last season. We started the season losing our first seven games. Needless to say, things were not going very well; eventually we realized how good of a team we could be and started to improve, ending the season 12-13.  That was the year I learned the most about the sport of hockey and my potential within the sport through excellent coaching and the encouragement of my peers.”