Let’s get to know our favorite Belarusian forward, #26 Misha Mshar!
𝗪𝐡𝐞𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐰𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐝𝐢𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐡𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐞𝐲?
Misha Mshar: 6 years old in Belarus
𝗪𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐟𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐡𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐞𝐲 𝐦𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐲?
MM: When he got to play for his town and represent his city of Beryoza, Dinamo Beryoza was the name of the team. And they came in second place for the 2002 birth year playoffs.
𝗪𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐮𝐥𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐠𝐨𝐚𝐥 𝐚𝐬 𝐚 𝐡𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐞𝐲 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐲𝐞𝐫?
MM: To ultimately play division one college hockey and professional hockey
𝗪𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐟𝐚𝐯𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐀𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐟𝐨𝐨𝐝?
MM: Steak macaroni and broccoli
𝗪𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐟𝐚𝐯𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐁𝐞𝐥𝐚𝐫𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐚𝐧 𝐟𝐨𝐨𝐝?
MM: Draniki, a dish prepared outside made with pastry and potatoes inside is meat.
𝗪𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐟𝐚𝐯𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐬 𝐭𝐞𝐚𝐦?
MM: FC Barcelona
𝗪𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐟𝐚𝐯𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐰𝐡𝐲?
MM: Summer because it is the end of the season and I am able to go and vacation and go back home to see friends and parents and I am able to restart and prepare for a new hockey season
𝗪𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐛𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐛𝐞𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐚𝐭 𝐁𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐠𝐞𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐀𝐜𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐲?
MM: The teachers because of how helpful they have been with my development as a student athlete.
𝗪𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐡𝐚𝐬 𝐛𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐟𝐚𝐯𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐦𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐚𝐬 𝐚 𝐃𝐚𝐧𝐛𝐮𝐫𝐲 𝐂𝐨𝐥𝐨𝐧𝐢𝐚𝐥?
MM: When we went to Applebee’s in Minnesota and we got good food and talked about life and hockey and we’re able to get really close and do all of it right before Christmas
𝗪𝐡𝐚𝐭’𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐛𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝐃𝐚𝐧𝐛𝐮𝐫𝐲?
MM: The diversity of food in Danbury is my favorite things about playing here.
Fans can catch Misha and the Danbury Colonials in action this Friday and Saturday at 3:30pm at Danbury Arena, as the black-and-orange brigade battle the Elmira Jr. Soaring Eagles.