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Off The Post: Scary Movie

by Deborah Lew / Los Angeles Kings

Witches and goblins and ghosts – oh, my! It’s the spookiest time of year, and whether you’re scared of the living dead, werewolves, or guys in goalie masks, there’s a movie sure to make you want crawl out of your sopping wet hockey gear.

Hockey players are tough guys on the ice, but when it comes to horror films, which ones would rather skate extra drills after practice than pull out a bowl of popcorn?

Still in need of a Halloween costume for the big Candy Collection? Find out which Kings player can be trusted to come through in a pinch!

The Shot: What is your favorite scary movie?
The Pass: Which of your teammates would you trust to make your Halloween costume?

Jack Johnson
Shot: Paranormal Activity
Pass: Matt Greene

Dustin Brown
Shot: Shutter Island
Pass: Matt Greene

Anze Kopitar
Shot: I don’t like scary movies.
Pass: Matt Greene

Scott Parse
Shot: I try not to watch too many – maybe all the Halloween movies.
Pass: Matt Greene

Colin Fraser
Shot: I don’t watch scary movies, they’re too scary for me!
Pass: Brad Richardson

Brad Richardson
Shot: The Ring
Pass: Jarret Stoll – we dressed up together a couple times now, so he has a pretty good understanding of what I want.

Justin Williams
Shot: The Hills Have Eyes
Pass: Scott Parse

Ethan Moreau
Shot: I don’t know one – I don’t really watch scary movies.
Pass: Justin Williams

Kyle Clifford
Shot: I’m scared of scary movies, I don’t watch them.
Pass: Matt Greene

Trevor Lewis
Shot: Frankenstein
Pass: Alec Martinez

Davis Drewiske
Shot: I’m such a baby, I don’t like scary movies!
Pass: Matt Greene

Slava Voynov
Shot: Saw V
Pass: Kevin Westgarth

Simon Gagne
Shot: I can’t think of one.
Pass: Anze Kopitar

Alec Martinez
Shot: I don’t like scary movies.
Pass: Matt Greene

Trent Hunter
Shot: I’m not big on scary movies.
Pass: Colin Fraser

Kevin Westgarth
Shot: Saw
Pass: The person I’d trust the least is definitely Matt Greene; I know he’d make me a great costume, but I’d probably never want to wear it!

Drew Doughty
Shot: Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Pass: Justin Williams

Matt Greene
Shot: Psycho
Pass: Trevor Lewis

Throughout the season, staff writer Deborah Lew will boldly seek to satisfy the burning curiosity of fans by using current events and thought-provoking creativity to get a comprehensive off-the-ice look at the boys who’ve captured our hearts and our attention span 82+ nights every year. Each edition will feature two questions: 1) The “Shot,” which will relate to the player giving the answer; and 2) The “Pass,” which will ask the player to name a teammate. Keeping checking back for new exciting editions of “Off the Post!”

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