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by Staff Writer / New York Islanders

Marc-Andre Bergeron was born on October 13, 1980 near Three Rivers in Quebec to Lucy and Andre. He began playing hockey in the backyard of his grandparents' house. Bergeron spent five seasons in the Quebec League before making the jump to the pro level. After four seasons with the Edmonton Oilers, Bergeron made his way to Long Island via a trade in February.

Marc's favorite things:

Color: Black
TV Show: 24
NHL team growing up: Quebec Nordiques
NHL player growing up: Ray Bourque
Food: Easy to make Steak
Movie: Silence of the Lambs
Car: BMW M5
Brand of Skates: CCM
Brand of Hockey Stick: TPS
Former Islander: Mike Bossy
Board Game: Monopoly
Sport (other than hockey): Golf
Superpower: Being unbeatable
Band: Nickelback
Vacation Spot: Hawaii
Comic Character: Bart Simpson
Non-North American city: Stockholm
Snack food: Yogurt
Stadium food: Montreal hot dogs

Pop Culture Challenge

Do you own any pets? A cat named Bill Gates
Coke or Pepsi? Pepsi
Batman or Superman? Neither
Like the Shootout? No
If you didn't play hockey, what would you be? Jack Bauer (from 24)
How old were you on your first date? Two days old (I met a girl in the hospital)
Simpsons or Family Guy? Simpsons
Dancing with the Stars or American Idol? American Idol or TSN
Thinks the NHL should send players to the Olympics? Yes
Do you think the NHL mullet can make a comeback? It has. Just look at Ryan.
Winter or Summer Olympics? I like them both
Disney World or Disney Land? Disney World
Green Day or Eminem? Eminem
Jets or Giants? Giants
Like the color orange? Yes
The best thing about moving to New York? Being closer to my family in Quebec
What actor would play you in a movie? (A young) Anthony Hopkins
If you could have dinner with two people who would they be? My wife and my daughter
What event in history would you like to have been a part of? The first man on the moon
If you had a billion dollars, what would be the first thing you would buy? A helicopter












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