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Chillin' with ... Marty Turco

by Dan Rosen

What music is on your iPod right now? "Steve Ott is well known around the League with this. Other teams actually bring their iPod to him. He has about 7,000 songs and I have about 4,000. I'm a country guy. Growing up in Northern Ontario it was somewhat popular there, and since moving to Texas that has been the mainstay on my listening stuff. I listen to old school, new school, pop, and rock, too."

What are your favorite web-sites? ", of course. I have to stay up with my business, which is the League. I'm not much of a surfer just for no reason. I check forecasts to see the next time I can play golf."

Who would play you in a movie about your life? "I've heard a few characters. If it was a comedy I'd say Adam Sandler, and I think most of my life would be a comedy."

Do you eat in, order in or go out? "It's a tough one because Dallas is well known for great food, but I do most of the cooking. There is not much I don't cook. I'm half Italian, and my mom learned to cook from my grandma. She's from Italy, and being the youngest I always had to hang around the kitchen, so I cook way more than my wife and she's OK with it, too."

Favorite TV show? "Entourage. It's just a great show, but I just feel there should be more. They always cut you off. It's such a tease."

Favorite movie? "Shawshank Redemption, if you're talking just being a classic. Old School never gets old."

What Hollywood starlette would you go out with? "I don't know. Honestly, I never thought about it much, but if I did it would be someone who would be way more fun than good looking."

Favorite sports team of all time (excluding your team)? "I have to go with my University of Michigan. Certainly the hockey for me because I played there, but definitely the football, too. Walking into the Big House, it's just something in your life that you will never forget."

Favorite sports figure of all time (excluding yourself)? "Wayne Gretzky for sure. It seems like a logical choice, but it's not even the points or the championships. It's more about how he made his teammates better. Every year you hear more about him as a person and a friend and a teammate. He'd be the first guy on my team that I'd like to sit next to on the bus."

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