HF’s Interview with Nathan Horton

By Robert Neuhauser

Nathan Horton
Position: forward
Team: Oshawa Generals (OHL)
Born: May, 2nd, 1985
Height: 6’1”
Weight: 205 lbs
Shoots: R

When did you start playing hockey?

I started when I was three years old, so quite early.

Where did you start playing hockey?

It was in Welland, Ontario, my hometown.

Who directed your first hockey steps?

My father was the main factor in my decision to start playing hockey, he also played the
game and I wanted to be like him.

What is your biggest success in hockey so far?

This will be winning gold medals with the Canadian Under-18 team at the World Junior
Cup in Czech Republic and Slovakia two weeks ago.

Who is your hockey role model?

Probably Marty McSorley, I liked him when he played.

Your favorite NHL team?

The Florida Panthers are my favorite team.

Do you have a favorite number you like to wear on your jersey?

I prefer to wear the number 18.

How would you describe yourself as a player?

I don’t know, it’s quite difficult to judge yourself, I really don’t know.

Have you had any serious injury in your previous career?

No, I haven’t had any

What’s your goal for the upcoming OHL season?

I don’t have any personal goals for this season, I just want play hockey.

What do you do in your free time?

When I have some, I go with my friends to the beach. Another thing for me is school,
I study at a high school.

Do you play any other sport besides hockey?

Not actually.

Do you have a nickname?

Horts, my teammates call me Horts.

And your hockey dreams?

I want to play in the NHL and hopefully win the Stanley Cup.