Zach Nastasiuk – 2013 – Athlete of the Year

Zach Nastasiuk started playing hockey at the age of 9 with the Barrie Minor Hockey Association. He was drafted by the Owen Sound Attack of the O.H.L in the 1st round of his Minor Midget year. In his 3rd year with the ‎Attack, he was team Captain. This was quite an accomplishment and honour for an 18 year old.

In 2013 he had 20 goals and 20 assists in 62 games. He was also top scorer for the Owen Sound team in the playoffs. His play earned him a spot playing for Canada at the World Under18 Championships helping the team earn a Gold Medal. His year was completed by being drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2nd round of the NHL draft, 48th overall.

As captain of the Attack, Nastasiuk is very active in the community and prides himself on giving back to the community.

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