On The Hook with Alden Hirschfeld


Position: Center/​Forward

Jersey Number: 23

Ht/​Wt: 6-1, 205

Hometown: Sylvania

Age: 25

Favorite way to spend time away from the rink: As long as my wife doesn't have a list of things to do … I usually just hang out with the guys. We also have a dog (a mixed Dingo named Yukon).

Hockey player you admired growing up: Stevie Y.

Favorite sport other than hockey: I played a bunch of different sports — soccer, baseball.

Favorite type of music: Country

Favorite meal: Steak

Have you ever eaten walleye: All the time. That is my favorite fish.

Favorite beverage: Water

Best fast food: Chipotle

Favorite movie: Dumb and Dumber

Favorite TV Show: Blacklist

Favorite video game: Call of Duty. I play it with the guys online.

Favorite Web site: A bunch of different hockey sites and Yahoo.

Do you have a twitter account? @aldenhirschfeld

Person you most admire: My dad [Glen]. He is my best friend. I talk to him the most.

If you could meet any person, dead or alive, who would it be? Grandpa Howard

Favorite place you've been to? Jamaica

Top sports moment: My freshman year when we played in the national championship

What's your hockey superstition? I stick to the same order of events. But I don't get too worked up about it.

Have you lost any teeth while playing? Chipped one, but have not lost one.

Nickname: Hirsch

Something nobody knows about you: I love fishing. We have a cottage up near Devil's Lake.