“Whenever I practice I always have a purpose,” Brek said. “I push myself to be a little better every time I train. I like to be creative and have fun on the ice even though I play defense.”

His biggest influence is of course his father, because he’s constantly giving Brek things to work on and is his biggest fan. Brek also looks up to Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux for his work ethic and skills on the ice.

“I have a vision board above my bed and before I go to bed I look at it. My dream is to play in the NHL,” he said.