Sam started his hockey career at the age of 2 on the backyard rink with his 3 older siblings. He played hockey with Whitecourt minor Hockey, often as an underage player. He made the move to the Hockey Super League in the 2020/21 U14 Prep, with Pro Hockey Saints Academy. Sam earned the "C" for U15 Prep 2021/22 season, leading his team to win the HSL Championship. Sam played for the Brick Invitational Tournament in 2017 and was recently drafted in the 2022 WHL Draft to the Seattle Thunderbirds. When Sam is not playing or training for hockey, he loves downhill biking, snowboarding, hiking, kayaking and golfing.