Education: Bachelor's Degress inCommunications Degree from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota.
When did you start skating: I was two years old the first time I touched ice.
Favorite part about hockey: It's a close tie between a breakaway goal and a hat trick.
Fun Fact: I can name over 50 species of sharks, where they come from and migrate to.
Rookie | Kansas City, MO
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Education: Studying Biochemistry with minors in business administration and psychology at the University of Denver.
Current profession: Student, Ice Girl, rink pro-shop expert and lyft driver.
Hobbies: I rock climb, snowboard, camp, golf and laugh with my goofy friends
Favorite Food: My favorite food is sushi, especially octopus.
2nd Year | Las Vegas, NV
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Education: Bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and currently getting my master's in Library and Information Science from Rutgers.
Hero: My mom because she taught me to always follow my heart and do what makes me happy.
What is the most exciting thing about an Avalanche game?: Avs fans are incredibly supportive of their team and I love the energy when there's a full crowd at Pepsi Center. Also, getting to watch some pretty amazing hockey every night!
Fun Fact: I used to be a flight attendant.
4th Year | Bern, Switzerland
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Education: Master's degree in Psychology.
Favorite Food: Fondue, I absolutely love cheese.
Hobbies: Hiking, skiing, competing in Tough Mudders, hanging out with friends and learning new things.
Favorite thing to do in Denver: Trying new restaurants and experiencing different kinds of food.
3rd Year | Gunnison, CO
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Education: Studying Molecular, Cellular and Developmental biology at the University of Colorado.
Favorite Food: Mediterranean food especially gyros and hummus.
Favorite Movie: Interstellar
Fun Fact: I went to Africa this past summer and went gorilla trekking.
2nd Year | Gunnison, CO
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Education: Animal Technology student in hopes of becoming a Veterinary Technician.
Favorite Food: Steak or sushi.
Hobbies: Playing hockey and anything that involves being outdoors including hunting, fishing and camping.
Fun Fact: I have been raising and showing pigs since I was eight years old.
4th Year | Denver, CO
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Occupation: Associate Public Relations Manager in Denver.
Favorite Food: Chocolate cake with white frosting.
Hobbies: Yoga, hiking, taking pictures of my dog and shopping.
Most daring thing you've done: Traveled to India for three weeks in college and went to five different cities while there.
Rookie | Fort Bragg, NC
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Education: Studying nursing at CU Denver.
Fun Fact: I am surprisingly good at Hula Hooping and singing.
Hobbies: Fly fishing, scuba diving, being outside and going to country music concerts.
Hero: My dad is my hero because he never lets me give up even in the hardest times of my life. He has always been the most supportive person in my life as well as my best friend.
3rd Year | Westminster, CO
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Education: Studying Criminal Justice at Metropolitan State University.
Favorite part about living in Colorado: Seeing the mountains every day and how easy it is to find an adventure.
What are you most looking forward to this season?: The energy in Pepsi Center during games! It is a completely indescribable feeling when all of the fans come together and cheer on the Avs.
Fun Fact: I can play the piano.
4th Year | Arden Hills, MN
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Education: Bachelor's degree in Economics from Yale University.
When did you start skating: When I was four years old on a pond in Minnesota. My dad and grandpa were very patient skating coaches.
Hobbies: Avid reader, fitness fanatic and TV and movie enthusiast.
Most daring thing you've ever done: Raced down a track going 40 MPH on skates for the Ice Cross Championships at Red Bull Crashed Ice.
Rookie | Grand Rapids, MN
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Education: I graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor's Degree in International Studies and a Minor in Spanish from the University of Denver.
What are you surprisingly good at: Motorcycle arcade games where you steer with the handlebars. I win every time!
Hobbies: I am currently working on becoming a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) certified instructor. I also enjoy playing musical instruments, baking and reading.
Favorite Food: It's a toss-up between basil and raw fish. Pesto, sushi...both are excellent!
2nd Year | Westminster, CO
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Education: Bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Denver and first year Medical Student.
Interests: The field of medicine and serving others.
What does it mean to be a representative of the Avalanche?: To me, the Avalanche organization represents family, community, and sportsmanship. I am honored to be a part of an organization with such strong core values.
Most proud skating accomplishment: Being a U.S. Figure Skating Intercollegiate National Competitor with my fellow teammates on the University of Denver figure skating team.
Rookie | Arvada, CO
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Current Education: Bachelor's degree in Business Operations and Information Management from the University of Colorado
What are you surprisingly good at: Computer Programming. Some elective courses I took in college involved building apps and websites. I understand the languages really well.
Hobbies:I love hiking, gardening, reading and traveling.
Favorite Food: My favorite food is called xiao long bao (soup dumplings).
3rd Year | Pueblo, CO
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Education: Studying Chemistry and Biology at CU Denver.
When did you start skating: When I was two years old and my older sister was taking lessons. I wanted to do everything she did at that age!
What is your favorite part about living in Colorado: My favorite part is that we have the Rocky Mountains in our backyard.