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Getting to Know...Freddy Meyer

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders


 Freddy Meyer was born on January 4th, 1981 in Wolfeboro, NH. Meyer starred for four years with the Boston University Terriers, but went un-drafted before signing with the Philadelphia Flyers in 2003. After two seasons with the Flyers, Meyer made his way to Long Island in December of 2006.  Freddy Meyer now lives with his wife Lindsey and their Old English Sheep Dog.

Color:  Black
Non-North American City:  Prague
TV Show:  Grey's Anatomy
NHL team growing up:  Bruins
NHL player growing up:  Ray Bourque
Sport other than hockey:  Soccer
Arena outside of Long Island:  Boston Garden (no longer in existence)
Car:  Jeep Grand Cherokee
Food:  Steak and Potato
Former Islander:  Mike Bossy
Skate Company:  Nike-Bauer
Stick Company:  CCM
Stadium Food:  Hot Dog
Comic Character:  Garfield
Vacation Spot:  Hawaii
Band:  Pearl Jam



How old were you on your first date? Sometime in high school, maybe 16
Do you think the NHL should send players to the Olympics?  Yeah, I think it's good for the sport
What do you like best about the Nassau Coliseum?  Havoc Energy Zone
Winter or Summer Olympics? Winter
Disney World or Disney Land? Disney Land
Mets or Yankees?  Mets
Jets or Giants?  Jets
Like the color orange?  Yes
Sopranos or Simpsons:  Simpsons
Do you like the shootout?  Yes
Favorite Superpower:  Flying
Who would play you in a movie?  Owen Wilson
What two people would you like to have dinner with?  George Washington and Abe Lincoln
Profession if not an NHL player?  Criminal Law
What would you buy with a billion dollars?  A farm in Vermont 








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