Zach Hyman is a professional ice hockey left winger and author from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
He currently plays for the National Hockey League’s Edmonton Oilers (NHL). He used to be a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
He was selected the 2011 Canadian Junior Hockey League Player of the Year by Hockey Canada. Hyman won a gold medal at the 2013 Maccabi Games in Israel, where he represented Canada.
Hyman was voted the University of Michigan’s Athlete of the Year and a First Team All-American during the 2014–15 season. He was also a nominee for the Hobey Baker Award.
Is Oilers Player Zach Hyman Jewish? His Ethnicity and Faith
Zach Hyman is Jewish and attended United Synagogue Day School before graduating with honors from the Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto, a Jewish high school.
Hyman was drafted in the fifth round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft by the Florida Panthers. However, the parties were unable to reach an agreement, and on June 19, 2015, Hyman’s rights were dealt with by the Toronto Maple Leafs.
With four shorthanded goals in his rookie season, he set a new Maple Leafs record for most shorthanded goals scored by a rookie in a season and tied the team mark for most consecutive games with an assist by a rookie with six games.
Hyman is also a Penguin Random House-affiliated award-winning and best-selling children’s book author.
Details On Zach Hyman Parents
In Toronto, Ontario, Stuart and Vicky Hyman gave birth to Hyman on June 9, 1992.
Spencer, Oliver, Cooper, and Shane, his four brothers, grew up in the Forest Hill neighborhood.
Stuart Hyman, Hyman’s father, is the Markham Royals’ Chairman and Governor and the Chairman of the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL). Spencer, Zach’s younger brother, is the Markham Royals’ assistant general manager and coach.
From 2011 to 2013, his younger brother, Oliver, was a member of the Hamilton Red Wings. Hyman follows Judism and attended United Synagogue Day School before graduating with honors from the Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto, a Jewish high school.
Hyman spends a lot of his leisure time volunteering in the community and serving as an athlete ambassador for children’s charities like Right To Play and First Book Canada.
On June 30, 2019, Hyman married his girlfriend, Alannah Mozes. Theo, the couple’s son, was born in December 2020.
Zach Hyman is active on Instagram under the username @zachhyman, where he has posted 137 posts so far.
Zach Hyman Wikipedia And Biography
Wikipedia has featured the athlete Zach Hyman on its official page.
The Florida Panthers selected Hyman 123rd overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. At the end of the player’s college career, the Panthers offered Hyman an NHL contract, but he declined and chose free agency instead.
The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired Hyman’s playing rights from the Florida Panthers on June 19, 2015, in exchange for center Greg McKegg and a conditional draft selection, ahead of his projected July 1, 2015, free agency. Hyman had signed a two-year, entry-level contract with Toronto on June 23.