Player Growing Up: Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita
NHL Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Hockey Memory: Winning the Chicago Metro League Championship in high school in 1974 and playing for the University of Illinois from 1976-1980
Hockey Superstition: Luckily, I have none
Alcoholic Beverage: Beer, beer and more beer! The occassional vodka and tonic
Music: Classic Rock & Roll
Advice for Young Players: Keep your head up and the secret to a good hockey game is the ability to skate, so continue to strengthen those skating skills!
Hobbies Outside of Hockey: Is there anything else?
Things You Can’t Live w/out:
1. An occassional puck going in the net!
2. The ability to set up my teammates for scoring opportuinities
3. A hockey game scheduled sometime during the week
Final Thoughts/Personal Quote: A quote from “The Great One”, Wayne Gretzky, “A good hockey player plays where the puck is…a great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.” Of course, the challenge at my age is while I know where I want to be, getting there is another issue!!