Over the course of the season and the summer LAKings.com will get you up-close-and-personal with the players in this new feature
Off-season home: Christopher Lake, Saskatchewan
Wife name: Kristina
Kids: Wyatt (4), Shane (1)
Favorite TV show: Boardwalk Empire
Favorite band: Tiesto
Favorite book/magazine: Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
Favorite sport to play other than hockey: Golf or fishing
Favorite hockey moment: First NHL game. Played in Ottawa in 1999.
Favorite pro athlete: Roger Federer
Favorite vacation spot: Croatia
Hockey superstitions: Same pregame mental routines
First job: Working on a farm
Why do you wear the jersey number that you do: Because 28 and 24 were taken already. I used to play with a good friend who wore 44.
Do you support any charities: Impact Society