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Published: Thursday, 3/18/2010

Walleye profile: Maxime Tanguay

Tanguay Tanguay
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Position: Center

Number: 61

Height/weight: 5-11, 180

Age: 21

Hometown: Lac Etchemin, Que.

Season notes: Leads the Walleye in scoring with 62 points. … Rookie has scored 22 goals. … Leads the team with 40 assists. … Selected to play in the ECHL All-Star game. … Has a team-high seven power play goals. …. Has scored on 22 percent of 99 shots. … Scored the first goal in franchise history.

Career notes: Younger brother of NHL forward Alex Tanguay. … Selected by Chicago in the third round (69th overall) of the 2007 NHL draft. … Played fiveseasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. … Led Victoriaville with career highs in goals (26) andassists (40) in 2008-09. … Had 60 points (24 G, 36 A) for Rimouski in 2006-07.

OFF THE ICE

Hockey player you admired growing up:My brother, Alex.

Favorite sport other than hockey: Golf.

Favorite type of music: Country.

Favorite food: Sushi.

Favorite movie: Youngblood.

Favorite TV show: It's a French TV show called Lance et Compte about hockey.

Nickname: Tang.

Person you most admire: Both of my brothers (Alex and Vincent).

If you were commissioner of hockey for a day, what would you do? Change the game to 4 on 4.

If you could meet an athlete, dead or alive, who would it be? Maurice Richard.

Favorite way to spend time away from the rink: Playing cards.

Do you have any superstitions or routines?I have a lot of routines, but I am superstitious so I don't want to talk about them.

What was your first job? Waiter.

What sporting event would you most like toattend? The Masters.

Do you have a hobby? I love watching movies (comedies).

Who's the best player you ever faced? Sidney Crosby.

If you weren't a hockey player what would you be doing? I would love to be a pro golfer or maybe work in finance.

What do you see yourself doing in five years? I hope to still be a hockey player or being part of the hockey world as a coach.

Where's your favorite vacation spot? Anywhere South where the sun is hot and maybe with a plage (beach) and a lot of golf courses.

Something nobody knows about you: I don't know. I am transparent.



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