Maxime Fortunus

#37D,
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 202
Born:
Birth Place: La Prairie, Quebec
Draft: Undrafted
Shoots: R
  • Can Stars parlay on Predators' success when it comes to winning hockey in nontraditional areas?
    SportsDay

    Can Stars parlay on Predators' success when it comes to winning hockey in nontraditional areas?

    The NHL's newest phenom learned his hockey skills on the rinks of suburban Phoenix, and that's opening the eyes of kids all over nontraditional hockey markets. Auston Matthews, the 19-year-old sensation for the Toronto Maple Leafs who was taken first overall in 2016, had an unusual path to stardom. But his story is inspiring others to consider picking up a hockey stick instead of a bat or a tennis racket. "I think so," Matthews said when asked if he can be a role model for kids in the South. "You've already got guys from Florida and Texas that kids can look up to. There's not just one path to the NHL, so I would think you could be a model." Of course, having Nashville participate in the Stanley