Akil Thomas grew up going to the rink with his dad every day.

Thomas At The Beginning Of His Own Journey

Niagara IceDogs forward Akil Thomas moved around a lot while growing up, but hockey was always a constant in his life.Thomas called many different places home because his father, Kahlil Thomas, was a journeyman minor-league hockey player. Kahlil played for 13 different teams in nine different league…