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Meet the LA Kings Ice Crew: Vanessa

by Staff Writer / Los Angeles Kings
Name: Vanessa
Nicknames: Nessa, Ness, V
Years on Team: First year
College: Arizona State University
Hobbies: Playing softball, watching hockey, hiking with my dog, learning to cook
Favorite Food: Cereal
Favorite Movie: She’s the Man
Favorite TV Show: Two and a Half Men, Hannah Montana
Favorite Music: Anything I can sing loud to in the car
Favorite Singer/Band: Taylor Swift
Favorite Athlete: Peyton Manning 
Favorite Superhero: Superman
Most embarrassing moment Taking a bad crash while wakeboarding in front of A LOT of people.
What is you favorite thing about hockey? The atmosphere at a game. It is such as fast-paced game that the excitement level in the arena is almost tangible. I love it!!
If you could have any job that you wanted, what would it be and why? I would want to combine my love of hockey with my passion for philanthropy by working for an NHL team’s charity.
What is your favorite place to go in Los Angeles? Besides a Kings game?? … Engine 28 restaurant. My grandfather used to work there when it was still a fire station so it is a favorite spot for us.
If you could spend the day with anyone you wanted, dead or alive, who would it be and why? My grandfather who passed away from cancer five years ago. He was very instrumental in raising me and teaching me my values.
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