Kelowna Rockets Player Profiles

Kelowna Rockets - Mitchell Callahan #24

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Position: Right Wing

Shoots: R

Height: 5'11"

Weight: 175

Hometown: Whittier, CA

Age: 17

Birthdate: 1992-08-17

Drafted: DET '09

This is Mitchell’s rookie season in the WHL. He is one of six American born players and one of three Californians on the team.

Last season Mitchell played 51 games for the Midget AAA Los Angeles Junior King, scoring 38 goals and compiling 71 points.

Mitchell has very good speed and footwork and has the opportunity to learn the forward position from some outstanding offensively gifted players in Colin Long and Jamie Benn.

Quick Facts

How did you get into hockey? – “My Dad, Mike, introduced me to the game.”

Favourite NHL player? – “I like the way Darcy Tucker plays.”

ONE food you can’t live without? – “ I love all kinds of chicken.”

Favourite sport other than hockey? – “Football.”

Hobbies – “Playing golf and video games.”

Life after hockey? – “I’d like to own a business.”

What reality TV show would you like to star on? – “Big Brother.”

If a movie was made about your life, who would play you? – “I think Sean Avery would be a good choice to play me.”

Do you have any superstitions? – “I always put the right side of my gear on first.”

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