Rink Rat: Kevin McKee

Kevin McKee

U.S. National Sled Hockey Team

No. 88

 

BIO

Position: Forward

Shoots: Both

Height: 4-foot-7

Weight: 115 pounds

Birthday: Feb. 11, 1990

Hometown: Davenport, Iowa

Club Team: Shirley Ryan Ability Lab/Chicago Blackhawks

 

FAVORITES

Movie: Stepbrothers

Superhero: Batman

Cereal: Oatmeal

Athlete: Patrick Kane

Pump Up Music: EDM (Electronic Dance Music)

Pizza Topping: Pepperoni and green peppers

Funniest Player On The Team: Jen Lee

 

FIRSTS

First Job: Worked as a bagger in a grocery store

First Concert: Brad Paisley

First Car: A 1998 Chevrolet Blazer

 

ODDS & ENDS

Dream Job: I originally wanted to be a sports agent, but now I'd have to say real estate investment.

Toughest Player To Play Against: Brody Roybal. 

Nickname: McKaner 

Why I Wear #88: Because of Patrick Kane. I've met him three or four times. I played with him in a charity event. I also think the 

I Also Played: I played a lot of wheelchair sports growing up, including basketball, lacrosse and tennis.

Why I Love Hockey: I love the speed, the ability to think the game and how physical it is. 

Best Advice Ever Given: Everything happens for a reason.

 

How I'm Celebrated My Paralympic Gold Medal

After the 2014 Paralympics I brought it to the USA Hockey Disabled Festival. That was really cool because there were so many kids there who looked up to us. 

 

SOCIAL SIDE

Twitter: @McKee25

 

Issue: 
2019-12

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