Former Shattuck Goalie Hoping To Win Gaming Championship
Aaron Altmeyer dreamed of reaching the NHL and played goalie at Shattuck-St. Mary's in Faribault, Minnesota. His dream of reaching the NHL is over, but he is still playing hockey although it is in a different way. Altmeyer is going to be competing for the NHL Gaming World Championship at NBC Studios in Stamford, Connecticut on Sunday.
Altmeyer recently turned 24 and just graduated on Saturday from Allegheny College. He is one of eight finalists who will play in the United States regional final on Sunday.
The regional champion will win $5,000, and the winner and runner-up will receive the final two spots in the NHL GWC World Finals, which will take place in Las Vegas at the NHL Awards on June 19-20.
Competing against Altmeyer will be Nicola Bruna and Matthew Grenier will represent Canada, and Erik Tammenpaa and Arttu Mustila will compete from the Europe region. Joining him in representing the US are Richard Sherman and David Roebuck.