Casey Mittelstadt was born in 1998 and was named Mr. Hockey, an award given to the best high school senior hockey player in the state of Minnesota. After high school, Mittelstadt went on to play for the University of Minnesota before signing a three-year entry-level contract with the Buffalo Sabres of the NHL. The talented forward has also played for Team USA and was named the best forward of the 2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. Mittelstadt has autographed this “Down Ice” 16×20 designed image in black paint pen. His signature is deemed authentic by virtue of Upper Deck Authenticated’s Five-Step Process.