Aug 30, 2016

As we continue to introduce our fans to the 2016-17 Jr. Blues team, let’s move to one of our newcomers: defenseman Tom Yurisich.

LAST SEASON: A native of Batavia, Ill., Yurisich played for the Geneva Cyclones in the CSDHL, who won the 18U AHAI Blackhawks Cup and played in the USA Hockey Tier II Nationals in Amherst, NY.

What is your favorite moment in your hockey career? Winning the Illinois state championship and going to the 18U Tier II Nationals last season

If you could have dinner with anyone in the world, who’d it be? Patrick Kane

Who is your favorite NHL player? Patrick Kane

Favorite film Miracle

Favorite video game NHL series

Favorite musician Paul McCartney

Three things you’d bring with you if you were stranded on a desert island: A hockey stick, puck and a goal

Favorite subject in school History

Do you have any unique pre-game routines or superstitions? None, actually

Why did you choose the Jr. Blues? I heard they had a good team, good coaching staff and attitude to the game, and I felt I could fit in well with them.