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Who The Devil Is Damon Severson?

This defenseman has a few fun facts fans will love to hear

by Caela McLoughlin @NJDevils /

Damon Severson was drafted by New Jersey second overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. He has played in 308 NHL games with the Devils so far in his career and had 18 points on the current season with four goals and 14 assists. 

Tweet from @NJDevils: Glad @dseves7 made those 2,786 miles worth it! #DevilsAfterDark

Although this Canadian grew up rooting for his hometown team, the Melville Millionaires, we feel it may have been fate that he ended up in the Garden State.

Tweet from @dseves7: Back in the day! This couldn't be a coincidence could it? #christmaspresent

Severson started playing hockey at the age of four. He also played football, baseball, basketball, and badminton growing up. If he wasn't a hockey player, he'd be a baseball player. His favorite baseball team is the Toronto Blue Jays, although you might be able to find him at a local stadium in the off-season.

Tweet from @dseves7: Enjoying some @Yankees vs @BlueJays action this afternoon. Little conflicted on who to cheer for though.. @Blockaid1

He even warms up for home games by playing catch in the corridors of Prudential Center.

Tweet from @NJDevils: High heat coming from @dseves7! ������🔥 #DETvsNJD

In his free time, you might catch him watching his favorite TV show, Ballers, or playing his favorite video game, Call of Duty. His favorite superhero is Batman and the best Halloween costume he's ever had? Happy Gilmore. Halloween, however, isn't this defenseman's favorite holiday - Christmas is.

Tweet from @dseves7: Hope everyone is enjoying this time of the year with the special people in their lives! #MerryChristmas 🎄

The defenseman prefers country music, with his favorite artist being Dallas Smith. You might be able to catch him at Prudential Center when there's a country artist in town.

Tweet from @PruCenter: .@FLAGALine meets Jersey hockey before the #DigYourRoots Tour at #PruCenter!

Last year, he spent time at a Professional Bull Riders event in New York City with country music icon and fellow Canadian, Shania Twain. In fact, when he's not on the ice, you might be able to find him at a local PBR event, as he's a big fan.

Tweet from @InsidePBRPR: Great to have @ShaniaTwain and @dseves7 here to congratulate @jesslockwood2 on his first career major win in New York City at #PBRBuckOff!

Severson's favorite movie is Fast & Furious, as he has always loved cars. His favorite car? An Audi R8. He also is a part of the Okanagan Dream Rally every off-season. The rally gives children in need the opportunity to spend a day in the passenger's seat of a dream car. At the event, you can usually catch Severson in the driver's seat. 

Tweet from @dseves7: Great day driving for a cause @augustmotorcars Okanagan Dream Rally. Spent the day cruising with my buddy Ben. #DreamRally

Tweet from @dseves7: Had a blast driving with my boy Carson @augustmotorcars Dream Rally today. Even got to swap halfway for his favourite the Mclaren!

And one thing you can always count on from Severson? His willingness to put a smile on fans' faces.

Tweet from @carterfan8: @NJDevils @dseves7 THANK YOU! What a GREAT WAY to start my retirement

To follow Severson on Twitter, you can find him at @dseves7. To keep up-to-date on all Devils related news, you can follow them on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook at @NJDevils.

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