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Meet your Telus Cup Wolves: It's a blueline rapid fire with defenceman Tyler Maki  (Video)

We're featuring a Nickel Capital Wolves player every day in the run-up to the Telus Cup, which hits the ice at Sudbury Arena starting April 23

It's official, Sudbury. The countdown to the Telus Cup is on. 

Beginning April 23, Greater Sudbury will play host to Canada's National Midget AAA hockey championship. Over the course of 19 games scheduled at Sudbury Arena, Pacific, West, Central, Quebec and Atlantic regional champions will vie for the national Telus Cup title.  

Sudbury's own Nickel Capitals Wolves not only host the tournament, but will also be battling it out for the Telus Cup crown.  

In the run-up to the April 23 event, is helping you learn a little more about the local players who will be representing the Nickel City at the national event. Every week day around noon, check with us for a new Rapid Fire spotlight on a Nickel Capital Wolves players. 

Today, we're introducing you to Wolves defenceman Tyler Maki. The team's No. 9 has a bit of the scoring touch and a respectable playmaking record. Which side of his body does Tyler put his equipment on first? Selena Gomez or Cardi B? Leafs or Canadiens?

Get to know him with this latest rapid fire video, and come back Monday to meet another Nickel Capital Wolves player. You will be able to find all the videos on's YouTube channel. Look for the 2018 Telus Cup Countdown playlist.