Ray Sawada @sawadamortgages -
1. Ray is a Japanese Canadian forward from Richmond, BC. He was a three sport athlete who was skilled in hockey, basketball, and decathlons (pole vaulting and javelin).
2. After 2 years in the @thepjhl, he lit up the @bchockeyleague scoring 52 points in 54 games with the @nanaimoclippers and winning Rookie of the Year honors.
3. He was drafted 52nd overall by the @dallasstars in the 2004 @nhl Entry Draft, but he opted to play 4 years at @cornellmenshockey, where he won an @ncaaicehockey championship and captained the team. He explained that he wanted to complete college, knowing he could not play hockey forever.
4. He went on to play a handful of games with the Stars, but most of his pro years were spent in the @theahl with the Iowa Stars, @manitobamoose, @txstarshockey, and @stjohnsicecaps. He capped off his pro career playing for the @ojieagles in the Asia League.
5. Ray has a twin brother and is an avid Star Wars fan. He is now a mortgage broker in Vancouver.