DARPAN had the chance to speak to the first line right winger about his position beside the Sedin twins, his take on a new team and what he brings to the ice every time he laces up his skates.
Darpan Magazine was on hand for a quick-paced and rigorous Vancouver Whitecaps practice at the University of British Columbia, where the Caps occasionally train this year. After practice, we had the pleasure of speaking with the Whitecaps’ soft-spoken yet smooth striker Darren Mattocks.
2013 was a breakout season for Teibert, as he started 19 games out of 24, scored two goals and recorded a team high of nine assists, tying the club record in MLS play.
This Surrey native has been playing hockey since the age of seven, and he was recently drafted by the Edmonton Oilers as the 63rd overall pick during the 2012 NHL Draft in Pittsburgh – a dream coming to fruition for the Khaira family.
After speaking with him about his unconventional journey to becoming the captain of Canada’s cricket team, it became quite apparent why this very affable 26-year-old has been creating a stir on the Canadian cricket scene
During my short interview with Gary, I found out it is not about testosterone, aggression, and brute strength, but a mental sport, or how Gary puts it “A Human Chess Match.” Gary noted several times, “When you enter the cage, your mind must be clear, all emotions and attachments must be left behind. The brain is a superior muscle being put into play, in cohesion with the body when trying to win over your advesary.”