Returning Interview: Tom Durnie

Photo credit: Will Nickelson

Tom Durnie is a 6’2”, 195-lb defenseman from Calgary, Alberta. He came to Huntsville in 2008 after playing three seasons with the Canmore Eagles in the Alberta Junior Hockey League. In 69 games, #24 has scored of 5-17–22. Tom is majoring in English with a minor in communications and will be graduating this year.

At what age did you first start playing hockey, and who inspired you the most to play hockey?
I was three when I first started messing around on the ice. I was five when I started playing organized hockey. After high school, I joined the Canmore Eagles in junior hockey. There, I played until I was nineteen years old. My dad inspired me the most to play hockey. He used to be really good when he was younger, but he’s old and fat now. He played for the SAIT Trojans. I still play hockey with him during the summer.

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