One of the top Canadian players at the WJC in the Czech Republic was Moose Jaw Warriors forward
Brian Sutherby. The Washington Capitals prospect had a taste of the NHL at the very beginning
of this season. After that he was sent to the Moose Jaw Warriors again but is still a player
to count on in the Capitals future.
When did you start playing hockey?
This was when I was about four years old. I started skating and soon after that also
Where did you start playing the game?
I was born in Edmonton and this was the place where I started playing.
Who brought you to the game?
My dad, he loves the game very much even if he didn’t play. He taught me skating and gave
me the first tips.
Your favorite NHL team?
Before I was drafted by the Washington Capitals it was the Edmonton Oilers team. As an Edmonton
native I was a big Oilers fan, but now definitely a Washington Capitals fan.
What is your biggest success in hockey so far?
Playing the first NHL game was an unbelievable feeling, something I never forget. Definitely
my biggest success, it’s a dream coming true. The second thing would be making the
Canadian WJC team and the silver medal we won in the Czech Republic.
But how did you feel when you were sent to the Moose Jaw Warriors after the first NHL
It was very tough for me, I wanted to stay for the whole season, of course. But now I have
a clear goal, to get back as soon as I can. I just have to keep working, things will work
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