Sam Martin, a stand out for Canton High School's hockey team, will tell you his dad pushed him hard when he was just starting out as a young hockey player.
Good job dad.
In his senior season for the Golden Bears hockey team, Sam scored 41 goals and added 20 assists in 21 games. That was a key reason the Bears made the state final four.
Sam is the 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Athlete Of The Week for Friday, March 22, 2019. To see Sam in action, and hear from him, click on the picture above this post to watch Mel Busler's report.