As we get closer to the start of the 2013-14 season, we've exchanged emails with assorted Ducks, asking about their summers and other personal info. Our latest subject:
I love my mom Patricia, dad Richard, brother Martin and sister Elise.
Your favorite NHL player growing up
Favorite hockey moment of your career
Too many to name but getting drafted to the Ducks and my first NHL game are top two.
Do you have any pregame superstitions or routines?
All my equipment is put on from left to right. A little Hazelnut coffee is a must.
Your favorite TV show
Your favorite movies
American History X, Alpha Dog, The Break Up, The Wedding Singer
Your favorite bands
Sublime, Pepper, Slightly Stoopid, Rebelution, Iration
A band or artist on your iPod you're ashamed of
If I have a country band I'd be pretty surprised.
Your celebrity crush
Your favorite food
Strangest thing you've been asked to autograph
The best perk of being a pro athlete
Seeing smiles on the kids’ faces and giving back to the community.
Where did you spend most of your summer?
I didn't have to go too far, so Long Beach and Venice Beach is where I spent most of my summer.
What else did you do this summer?
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Also, played a lot of guitar, did a lot of art and of course surfed.
Any movies you saw this summer you liked?
42 was pretty money.
Any music you've gotten into to or concerts you attended this summer?
Wiz/ASAP concert, Jay Z/Justin and Damian and the Marley bros so can’t complain.