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Player Spotlight: Five minutes with Rhett Warrener

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames




Throughout the 2005-06 regular season will sit down one-on-one with players and have a little fun while finding out a little more about the player on a personal side.

Rhett Warrener, a native of Shaunavon, Sask., was acquired July of 2003 after a trade with Buffalo. Prior to his time with the Flames, Warrener skated with the likes of the Florida Panthers and the Buffalo Sabres.

During the 2004-05 lockout, Warrener chose not to play during the year long work stoppage.

In 2003-04, Warrener's first season under coach Darryl Sutter, he recorded 17 points (3g, 14a) in 77 games. Warrener also played in 24 games during the team's run for the Cup, posting an assist.

Rhett Warrener's Bio

Here's our question and answer with Warrener.

Pick one word to describe yourself?

Warrener: Quiet.

If you weren't a hockey player, what would you be doing?

Warrener: I'd be a firefighter.

It's a Saturday night and you're not playing hockey. What would you be doing?

Warrener: Having a party.

What's your favourite food?

Warrener: Steak

What's your favourite Calgary Restaurant?

Warrener: Joey Tomatoes.

Who is your favourite band right now?

Warrener: Bruce Springsteen.

What is your favourite television show?

Warrener: Seinfeld.

What was the first car you owned?

Warrener: 1980 Honda Civic

Which pro athlete would you most like to spend time with?

Warrener: David Wells (pitcher for the Boston Red Sox).

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would it be?

Warrener: Right now I would have to say China or Nepal because I want to go up (Mt.) Everest and China seems like a neat place.

You have a few hours to kill. Do you read a book or play a video game?

Warrener: I do a bit of both.

Playstation or X-Box?

Warrener: I have both, but I also have a PSP now, so I'd go with Playstation.

Worst job you've ever had?

Warrener: Cleaning grain bins.

--Compiled by Miranda Baker



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