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Six Questions with Matt Greene

by Melody Huskey / Los Angeles Kings
Kings defenseman Matt Greene had 14 points (2-12=14) and 111 PIMs in 82 games during the 2008-09 season.
LAKings.com caught up with Kings blueliner Matt Greene to ask six questions about what he does during the offseason.


Greene was acquired by Los Angeles along with Jarret Stoll in a trade with the Edmonton Oilers for Lubomir Visnovsky.  Named an alternate captain in October 2008, Greene recorded a career-high two goals, 12 assists, 14 points, 111 penalty minutes, 76 shots and 82 games played in 2008-09 with the Kings, becoming one of only five Kings to play in all 82 games. Greene led the Kings (10th in NHL) with 167 blocked shots and ranked second on the team with 206 hits.

LAKings.com:
What was the first thing you did after the season ended?
Greene: The first thing that I did was go out and hammer some junk food.

LAKings.com: Where are you living during the summer?
Greene: This summer I'm staying in LA.

LAKings.com: How do you keep in shape during the offseason?  Describe a typical workout.
Greene: We just got a group started with Tim Adams our new strength and conditioning coach. A typical day is about an hour on the track with running and agility drills then into the weightroom for two more hours.

LAKings.com: What is your favorite summer activity?
Greene: My favorite summer activity is a good BBQ. Some good food, warm weather and a frisbee getting tossed around.

LAKings.com: What was your favorite moment of the 2008-09 season?
Greene: My favorite moment of the season was playing in Boston and getting a win in overtime right around St. Patrick's Day (Kings 2008-09 Schedule and Results).

LAKings.com: What are you most looking forward to for next season?
Greene: Everything about it! I think every part of our team should be better, from game one onward.

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