1. Shogo is a playmaking Japanese center from Kushiro.
2. While playing for Chuo University, Shogo made his @iihfhockey debut in 2012 at the U-20 D2A World Junior Championships. Shogo torched the tournament with 8 points in 5 games to secure a Gold medal.
3. In 2016, Shogo turned pro and signed with the @cranes1949team. He then scored 38 points in 28 games to win Rookie of the Year honors in the Asia League. That year, he also competed in the D1B World Championships and won a Silver medal.
4. He has been a consistent scoring force in the Asia League, with 126 points in 144 games for the Cranes and @redeagleshokkaido. In 2019-20, he led the league with 46 points in 35 games.
5. This year, Shogo captained Japan’s Silver medal D1B World Championship team with 6 assists in 4 games.