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Candy and Costumes: Preds Dish on Halloween

Preds Players Talk Favorite Halloween Treats and Which Teammates They Would Dress As to Trick-or-Treat

by Brooks Bratten @brooksbratten / Communications & Content Coordinator

It's that time of year again - pumpkin carving, costume donning, eating more candy than should be humanly possible in one night - Halloween has arrived.

While the Nashville Predators will be spending All Hallows' Eve in San Jose in preparation for a date with the Sharks the next night, they took a moment after Monday's practice to answer a pair of questions.

The first one was easy - what is your favorite candy?

The second led to some eye panning around the dressing room - if you were to dress up as a teammate, who would it be, and what accessory would you need to complete that costume?

The winners? Peanut butter cups, plus, Ryan Ellis and his magnificent, ginger beard. Full answers below:

Roman Josi:

Favorite Candy: Swiss chocolate

Teammate Costume: "Elly [Ellis] would be pretty funny with the beard, Hartsy [Scott Hartnell] with the curly hair. One of those two would be good."

Ryan Johansen:

Favorite Candy: "Our house was the best. Back when I was a young kid, the night before Halloween, we would lay out in the living room and just load up candies and my mom would make these little Halloween bags, so those used to be my favorite. I used to sneak a couple of those up in my room… probably five or six things in each little bag."

Teammate Costume: "I think a funny one would be Bones [Nick Bonino]. I'd somehow have to lose all my hair, cover it all up, or Elly might be a funny one, trying my best to look like a leprechaun."

Austin Watson:

Favorite Candy: "I like Reese's and I enjoy getting Skittles, so those two."

Teammate Costume: "It would be Joey [Johansen] and all I would have to do is get a really bad wig and some bootcut jeans and I'd have it, perfect."

Anthony Bitetto:

Favorite Candy: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

Teammate Costume: "Watty [Watson], and I'd just black my teeth out, that'd be perfect."

Colton Sissons:

Favorite Candy: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

Teammate Costume: "Probably Subby (P.K. Subban), just wear some outrageous hat."

Juuse Saros:

Favorite Candy: Anything chocolate

Teammate Costume: "Probably Ryan Ellis. I would like to have that beard."

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