One-Timers with … Johnny Hrabovsky

Photo courtesy of Air Force Athletics

One-Timers is a periodic feature on the AFA Flight Path that includes a series of rapid-fire questions with a Falcons hockey player. Senior defenseman Johnny Hrabovsky is an every-situation standout for the Falcons. We caught him between shifts recently and fed him some saucer passes, which the captain hammered.

Flight Path: What is the best part of the Air Force Academy experience?

JH: Knowing you’re setting yourself up for a good future. Hockey is a really fun time, but up there you learn so many leadership skills. I’m hoping to do something with business, and I’m learning good business skills in the classes we take.

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Senior captain Johnny Hrabovsky was a second-team all-AHC selection last season. Photo courtesy of Team DMI

 FP: Is there one area of business that appeals to you?

JH: I would eventually like to have my own company. That’s well down the road.

FP: What is the breakfast of champions?

JH: Some sort of eggs. I would say an omelet or over easy eggs with toast, and some cereal and fruit.

FP: Are you superstitious about any of your gear?

JH: I was in the past but not so much any more. Gear no, but routines yes. Goalies are more particular about it, but I’m not.

FP: Are there any “routines” you can tell me about, or are those state secrets?

JH: No, I can tell you. After we do our off ice warm-up and have a speech in the locker room, I go do my own meditation. Then we go out to warm up on the ice. That’s about it.

FP: Is there a comedian in the locker room?

JH: We have a lot of funny guys. Tyler Ledford is a funny kid. Shane Starrett is a funny guy. Tyler Rostenkowski I’d say is funny. They’re all characters.

FP: What was the highlight of your summer?

JH: I was teaching the survival program. So I saw a couple of our sophomores. I was able to hang out with Matt Serratore a little bit and teach him some stuff. Evan Feno was doing it at the same time I was teaching but I didn’t get to spend time with him. That was a good time.

FP: Do you have a favorite superfood?

JH: Raspberries. I’m a big raspberry guy.

FP: What do you do to decompress?

JH: I watch TV and movies. I like day trading a lot.

FP: Which teammate would make the best President?

JH: Dylan Abood without a doubt.

FP: Is there something about coach Serratore that we don’t know, but we should?

JH: He expects a lot out of you, but he will do anything for any of his guys, players past or present. He’s a great leader.

FP: This wasn’t too bad was it?

JH: No, not at all.

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