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Twitterview With Jon Blum

by Staff Writer / Nashville Predators
Preds prospect Jonathon Blum put Milwaukee's recent road trip to good use, hosting a Q&A through Twitter (or Twitterview) on the team's bus ride back home. Check out his answers below and follow @JonBlum7 on twitter for more opportunities to connect with your favorite Preds prospects.



What age did you start playing hockey? Were you always a defenseman?
Started playing at 6 years old and I played center my first year

What was the hardest thing you had to give up when you became serious about conditioning for your NHL career?
Surfing

Who is the best soccer player you play with before the game?
Probably Jerred Smithson   (ed note: this was before Patric Hornqvist showed off his soccer skills in-game -- view video)

Funniest teammate?
Kevin Klein

Favorite ex-Giants teammate?
Milan Lucic

What's your favorite and least favorite city to play in during the AHL season?
Best city is Austin, worst is Peoria.

What were your favorite and least favorite CAHA rinks?
The best was El Sugundo and the worst was the Costa Mesa rink when they had it

You are stranded on a deserted island- who is the one teammate you want with you and why?
Mark Van Guilder because he can play the guitar

Favorite color?
Yellow

Pancakes or waffles?
Waffles

Favorite dessert?
Apple pie

Favorite Nashville restaurant?
J. Alexander’s

Favorite brand of blue jeans?
True Religion

If you could be any writer, action star, or breakfast cereal character who would it be and why?
Hank Moody

What is your favorite singer/band?
Rise Against and Hot Chelle Rae

What's the thing you miss most about home other than family?
Mexican food and the beach

Favorite tv show?
Right now probably Gold Rush but my all time favorite is Married With Children

What was your favorite moment of last year’s playoff run?
Playing in front of my hometown team and my family

Favorite and least favorite subjects in school?
Favorite was history, least favorite was math

What’s the best advice you've ever gotten?
Stay in school

What is your favorite sports team outside of hockey?
Los Angeles Lakers

What is your favorite book?
Lone Survivor and Into Thin Air

Favorite comedian?
Dave Chapelle

Would you rather win an Olympic gold medal or the Stanley Cup?
Stanley Cup

Best fan experience you’ve had?
Landing in Nashville after Game 5 from Vancouver and the street was packed with fans. Got goosebumps.


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