By Fred Liggett
Missouri Mavericks rookie forward Shawn Pauly has been impressive so far in this his first season as a Maverick as well as a Pro hockey player. Pauly is not only his last name but also serves as his team given nickname.
The 24 year old claims the NFL's Seattle Seahawks as his favorite pro sports team. The reason for this is because they play close to his hometown of Bellingham, Washington. Still at home rooting Shawn on is an older brother and his parents. Pauly's favorite hockey memory so far is just "Having the opportunity to play pro hockey".
The right handed forward first put on a pair of skates at just 2 and half years old thanks to his dad.His father grew up in Buffalo and knew of the importance of starting early. If not in Pro hockey today Shawn feels he would be working in accounting which was his major in college. While on the Mavs team bus during road trips Pauly plays catan a card game. Most of the Mavericks players play the game on their Ipads so they use that particular version.
Yes Pauly does cook and when he does it's open faced Crab meat Sandwiches the preferred Meal item. Following his playing days the 24 year old wants to be remembered as someone who played the game the right way. Shawn's favorite part of the Kansas City area is the country club plaza.
Check out this rookie and the rest of the Mavericks when they return to home ice on Saturday, Dec. 17. The Alaska Aces are in town for the first time in Mavs history. The two ECHL teams will meet in a weekend series.
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