Another up and coming American kid, Tyler Inamoto @tylerinamoto5 -
1. Tyler is a two-way Japanese American defenseman who was born in New Jersey but grew up in Barrington, Illinois.
2. He wants to be a role model for hockey players of Japanese descent and applies core values of the Japanese code of bushido to all aspects of his life, including hockey: integrity, courage, respect, honor, duty, loyalty, honesty and compassion.
3. Tyler was also successful a minor, winning 2 national titles with the famed @shattuckstmaryshockey, a silver at the Ivan Hlinka Cup, winning back-to-back golds at the Five Nations tournament, and a gold with Team USA at the World Junior Championship.
4. He was drafted 133rd overall by the @flapanthers in the 2017 @nhl Entry Draft.
5. He is currently in his senior season at the University of Wisconsin, where he is an assistant captain.