If Kayla Tutino had a super power, it would be to fly. Before you watch her fly around the ice at the All-Star game, learn more about her in her All-Star player profile.
let’s get personal
NAME: Kayla Tutino
HOMETOWN: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
UNIVERSITY: Boston University
WHAT DID YOU STUDY AT UNIVERSITY? BS in Communication, MSC in Administrative Studies
WHEN YOU WERE YOUNGER, WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GREW UP? I wanted to become a dentist.
WHO HAS INFLUENCED YOU THE MOST IN YOUR LIFE? My parents.
WHAT IS YOUR PROUDEST ACHIEVEMENT? Graduating from college with a Masters.
FAVOURITE HOCKEY TEAM? Montreal Canadiens
FAVOURITE HOCKEY PLAYER? Women’s: Cassie Campbell was my favourite player, especially when I watched her play in the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics. I liked her playing style and her leadership.
Men’s: Saku Koivu. He was the face of the Montreal Canadiens franchise when I was growing up as a Habs fan—captain, accomplished goal scorer, and cancer survivor.
WHEN AND WHY DID YOU FIRST START PLAYING HOCKEY? I started at the age of 4 years old because I used to watch my two older brothers play hockey.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE HOCKEY MEMORY? Winning four straight Hockey East Championships at Boston University.
DO YOU HAVE ANY PRE-GAME RITUALS OR SUPERSTITIONS? Yes. I always put my right skate on, and tape my stick a certain way.
WHAT IS THE STORY BEHIND YOUR JERSEY NUMBER? 8 has always been a family number, and my lucky number. I got to wear it in high school, college, and now the CWHL.
HOW WOULD YOUR TEAMMATES DESCRIBE YOU? Easygoing, friendly, the girl with the funny accent
WHO IS THE FUNNIEST PERSON ON YOUR TEAM? Nicole Giannino
IF YOU COULD PLAY WITH ONE HOCKEY PLAYER, WHO WOULD IT BE? Connor McDavid
WHAT’S YOUR PRE-GAME PUMP-UP MUSIC? Drake, Tiesto.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE PRE-GAME MEAL? Pasta
WHAT’S THE HARDEST PART OF BEING A FEMALE HOCKEY PLAYER? Getting fans to recognize women’s sports.
the lighter side
WHAT HOGWARTS HOUSE WOULD YOU BE IN? Gryffindor
HOW LONG WOULD YOU LAST IN THE HUNGER GAMES? Who knows…
IF YOU COULD HAVE ONE SUPERPOWER, WHAT WOULD IT BE? If I could have a superpower, it would be to fly.
MOST EMBARRASSING CELEBRITY CRUSH? Don’t really have one.
MOST EMBARRASSING FASHION TREND YOU GAVE INTO? Crocs.
MOVIE: Count of Monte Cristo
TV SHOW: Modern Family
ARTIST/BAND: Drake, Tiesto, The Chainsmokers
SONG RIGHT NOW: The Chainsmokers — Closer
BOOK All The Way My Life on Ice — Jordin Tootoo
SPORT TO WATCH: Soccer
TOP 3 LADY HEROES: My Mom, Superwoman
LAST BOOK YOUR READ: All The Way My Life on Ice — Jordin Tootoo
LAST PERSON YOU CALLED: Mom
this or that
MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL
CATS OR DOGS
SPIDERMAN OR BATMAN
SCARY FILMS OR HAPPY ENDINGS
SUMMER OR WINTER
DARK, MILK, OR WHITE CHOCOLATE
HEELS, FLATS, OR SNEAKERS
IPHONE OR ANDROID
COFFEE OR TEA
SWEET OR SOUR
COOKIES OR CAKE
MOVIE OR BOOK
HAMBURGERS OR HOTDOGS
BONUS: ARE HOTDOGS SANDWICHES? NO
MONEY OR FAME
SNOWBOARDING OR SKIING
TV SHOW OR MOVIE
PIZZA OR PASTA