Meet Your Fellow Blues Fans
Birthplace: Maryville, IL
Hometown: Collinsville, IL
Mode of Transportation: 2000 Ford Escort (when it works)
Job: Assembler at GM Wentzille
How and when you became a Blues fan: I was 6 and I was at my Grandpa's. I wanted to watch The Simpsons, he made me watch the Blues game. Been hooked ever since.
Favorite Blues Player: current? Barrett Jackman All-Time? MacInnis or Bob Plager
Favorite NON Blues Player: active? Prongs Retired? Pat Lafontaine
Your Definitive Blues Moment: Seeing Cujo beat the **** out of Tim Cheveldae.:yo:
First Blues Game Attended: vs Tampa Bay Lightning. Exhibition game in 93. Got to see Manon Rheaume play her first (only?) NHL game, which was pretty cool.
College Attended/Attending: none
Music You Listen To: Everything but R&B
Favorite Band(s): Barenaked Ladies, Godsmack
Favorite Movie(s): Batman Begins, Ghostbusters, Slap Shot
Favorite Food: Italian, specifically Lasagna
Favorite TV Show: Ghosthunters, MythBusters
Hobbies: I enjoy long walks on the beach, frolicking in meadows and other assorted things. Seriously? Video Games, Hockey, and Ghosts, oh my.
Born -Winnipeg, Manitoba 1946 - raised- Winnipeg/West Kildonan, Manitoba
played organised hockey -20 years
Current residence-Oude Niedorp, The Netherlands
NHL -WHL fan since 1951 - Blues fan since 1967. - No NHL team in Winnipeg when I grew up. Hated Canadiens & Leafs. Visited family in Chicago every year, so became Hawk fan. Also, family friend (and ex-neighbour), Ab McDonald played for Hawks. Also liked Glenn Hall. When Hawks let Hall be drafted by Blues-started liking Blues. Then, in 1968, Ab McDonald was traded to Blues. Became Blues fan for life. Liked Jets, too (but, sadly, they are gone now). I've followed Blues their whole existence. Waiting for them to win The Stanley Cup. Hope it will be in next 3-4 years.
First Blues game-1967 Chicago Stadium
Blues' moment-Red Berenson's six goal game vs. Flyers in 1968-69
Favourite Blues: Barc Plager, Jacques Plante, Glenn Hall, Red Berenson, Bobby Plager, Garry Unger, Bernie Federko, Brian Sutter, Mike Liut, Rob Ramage, Joey Mullen, Brett Hull, Adam Oates, Brendan Shanahan, Scott Stevens, Al MacInnis, Chris Pronger - (honorary-Ab McDonald)
Current favourites: T.J. Oshie, Erik Johnson
Favourite non-Blues-Gordie Howe, Rocket Richard, Bobby Orr, Bobby Hull, Stan Mikita
Sex: yes ..... er, I mean ... M
Hometown: Madison, WI
Mode of Transportation: 2006 Pontiac G6 GT [with the panoramic sunroof :thumbu:]
Job: Actuary, QBE Insurance
How and when you became a Blues fan: 5 years old ... watching the Blues/Blackhawks on TV, and I lost my first tooth slamming around the room pretending I was a hockey player.
Favorite Blues Player: current? TBA
Favorite Blues All-Time? Al MacInnis, Garry Unger
Favorite NON Blues Player: active? Sidney Crosby. [I'd give my left nut to have his hockey talent for a day.]
Favorite NON Blues Player - Retired? Ray Bourque
Your Definitive Blues Moments: (1) The first game ever at Kiel Center. (2) 1993 playoffs, Game 3 vs. Chicago (3) The night Ottawa blitzed the Blues 7-1 in St. Louis.
First Blues Game Attended: late in the 1991 season, vs. NY Islanders - I think it was the night Hull scored his 86th and final goal of the season.
College Attended/Attending: SIU-Carbondale
Hobbies: Math and statistics. And for the next 2-3 years (at which point, I think I'll finally be done) ... actuarial exams
Favorite TV show: Monty Python's Flying Circus, All in the Family, Law and Order, House
Age: 46 on August 19 (Bill Clinton, Ginger Baker, and Ian Gillan share my birthday)
Birthplace: Staunton, IL
Hometown: Macoupin County, IL
Mode of Transportation: 2001 Chevy S-10
Job: Inventory Coordinator for contract logistics facility; "St. Louis Game Time" Prospect Department
How and when you became a Blues fan: 1967: I was 6, and happened to catch in the Globe-Democrat that there was an NHL team about to begin playing in St. Louis (yes, I was reading the newspaper regularly at age 6; I was something of a precocious child).
I remember hearing about Red Berenson's six-goal game a couple of years after that, and started to get really interested in the game then. Listening to Dan Kelly, Gus Kyle, and Noel Picard (in between checking out the Yardbirds, Doors, Beatles, Animals and Paul Revere and the Raiders on KXOK) also helped.
A couple of years later, my family moved to Denver, and the WHL Spurs were the Blues' farm team. Got to see Bob Gassoff, John Davidson, and others make their pro debuts.
Been hooked ever since.
Favorite Current Blues Player: Petr Cajanek.
Favorite All-Time Blues Player: Red Berenson, Bob Gassoff.
Favorite Active NON Blues Player: Erik Cole.
Favorite All-Time NON Blues Player: Bernie Parent, Bobby Hull, Ken Dryden.
Your Definitive Blues Moment: Seeing Bergevin throw the puck into his own net against Turek during the playoffs. I knew then that, despite a good record and a long playoff streak, the culture of this team had to change if there was ever going to be a dynasty built here, and that the player development system had to be the catalyst for that change.
First Blues Game Attended: First time I saw the Blues play live was when I was living in Denver and the Colorado Rockies hosted the Blues in 1976. I believe Eddie Johnston was in goal for the Blues, ex-Blues' farmhand Michel Plasse was in goal for the Rockeis, and I'm pretty sure that Bob MacMillan scored at least once...
College Attended/Attending: AA from Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL, 2001. Planning to start taking classes towards a Bachelor's Degree at SIU-Edwardsville after Christmas.
Music You Listen To: Classic rock, John Denver, German and Czech composers (Smetana, Wagner, etc).
Favorite Band(s): Pink Floyd, Beatles, Rush.
Favorite Movie(s): The Godfather, Slap Shot, The Dogs Of War, The American President.
Favorite Food: German, Mexican, Chinese.
Favorite TV Show: The New Yankee Workshop, This Old House, WWE Monday Night Raw, any Channel 4 newscast with Donna Savarese...
Hobbies: Extensive (my wife would say "obsessive") study and analysis of minor pro, junior, and European statistics and news as part of my duties as GTPD; German and American history; woodworking.
Birthplace: Prince George, BC
Hometown: Chilliwack, BC
Mode of Transportation: 1990 Chevy Lumina (when it works)
Job: Large Format Printer Tech
How and when you became a Blues fan: I was never a hockey fan growing up. My father was a Leafs fan so I was never a Leaf fan (had to be anti-Leafs of course) All of my friends were hockey fans. In 1993 Sega released the greatest hockey videogame ever and if I was going to compete I needed a team. I played the All Stars West for a month and found that Brett Hulls slapshot scored lots of goals. It surprised me when Hull was traded to Dallas that I didn't follow as well.
Favorite Blues Player: current? David Backes(already) All-Time? Brett Hull
Favorite NON Blues Player: active? Iginla Retired? Curtis Joseph
Your Definitive Blues Moment: Doug Gilmour eliminating St. Louis in 94 playoffs with a wraparound from behind the net in (double?) OT (I need a new moment)
First Blues Game Attended: in Vancouver, 200(2 or 3?) St. Louis beat Vancouver 5-2 I think, the Canucks fans are dicks.
College Attended/Attending: UCFV
Music You Listen To: Prog Rock
Favorite Band(s): lately Alexisonfire
Favorite Movie(s): Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Big Lebowski
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite TV Show: LOST, Heroes
Hobbies: pwning N00bS
Birthplace: Enugu, Nigeria
Hometown: Owerri, Nigeria/St. Louis, MO
Mode of Transportation: 2001 Chevy Impala, looking at a G35 Coupe by year's end
Job: House flipper, some independent IT Consulting, probably going back to corporate america soon though.
How and when you became a Blues fan: Not really sure, I was a big soccer fan(go Super Eagles) and hockey seemed like a faster, bloodier, higher scoring version of soccer. Needless to say, I've been hooked for almost 10 years now.
Favorite Blues Player: Current, probably Stempniak. All-time, Demitra.
Favorite NON Blues Player: Active, Ovechkin, Hossa, Iginla. Retired, I'll come back to that.
Your Definitive Blues Moment: 1) The Sharks knocking out the Blues during their president's trophy, I put a whole in wall after that. Had to pay SLU a couple hundred dollars. 2) Yzerman eliminating the Blues in Double OT.
First Blues Game Attended: It was a Blues/Pens game, don't remember the date though.
College Attended/Attending: SLU
Music You Listen To: Hip-hop, Rock, Heavy Metal, House, Electro-Tango, rotate
Favorite Band(s): IAM, Nile, Type O Negative, Bajofondo Tango Club, Cake, Brazilian Girls
Favorite Movie(s): Lucky Number Slevin, Closer, Dirty Pretty Things, Jarhead, Harold and Kumar go to White Castle
Favorite Food: Garri and Ukazi soup, nigerian food, indian, italian, japanese, I'm a bottomless pit, love to eat.
Favorite TV Show: Rome, Entourage, The 4400, Dead Zone, Blackadder, Red Dwarf, WWE Raw/Smackdown, Blues games
Hobbies: Eating, drinking, travelling, eating, sleeping, languages, eating, computing, mobile technology, avoiding Zaphod so he doesn't pwn m3 ;)
Birthplace: Bridgeton, MO
Hometown: St. Charles, MO
Mode of Transportation: 2007 Corolla
Job: Student, apartment community assistant
How and when you became a Blues fan: Was raised on hockey as far back as I can remember. My earliest Blues memory was of watching Dan Quinn score against the Red Wings on TV.
Favorite current Blues player: Lee Stempniak
Favorite all-time Blues player: Murray Baron
Favorite active non-Blues player: Alexander Ovechkin
Favorite all-time non-Blues player: Pat LaFontaine
Definitive Blues Moment: 1) That amazing comeback in the '98 playoffs against LA, when Geoff Courtnall ran into Jamie Storr and drew a 5-minute major. 2) Yzerman's 2OT goal in game 7, round 2 of the '96 playoffs. I was about 11 at the time - I fled up to my bedroom and cried myself to sleep.
First Blues Game Attended: I can't remember, exactly...I have memories of the old barn but they're very fuzzy.
College Attended/Attending: University of Tulsa
Music You Listen To: Metal, metal, and more metal :yo:. But I can appreciate a variety of stuff.
Favorite Band(s): Blind Guardian, Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Edge of Sanity, Finntroll, King Diamond, Children of Bodom
Favorite Movie(s): Rashomon, The Matrix, Some Like It Hot, O Brother Where Art Thou, Psycho (the original), Goodfellas, most mob movies
Favorite Food: white chili, Imo's, White Castle
Favorite TV Show: X-files, Family Guy
Hobbies: In addition to hockey...guitar, music in general, video and computer games, reading
Age: 48 in Sept
Birthplace: E. St. Louis, IL
Hometown: Columbia, IL
Mode of Transportation: '98 Jeep Wrangler, '96 Saturn, still hoping for another Harley.
Job: Beer Brewer at A-B.
How and when you became a Blues fan: As a child, I watched on TV with my Dad, and when I stayed at my Grandpa's house, would listen on the radio with him, it was a magical time in my life.
I pity anyone that has never heard Noel picard's take on English. I had the opportunity to work with him for a few years, to say he is a dandy is an understatement.
Favorite Current Blues Player: Jax.
Favorite All-Time Blues Player: Sudsy, all the way.
Favorite Active NON Blues Player: Phaneuf.
Favorite All-Time NON Blues Player: Would Scott Stevens count here? If not, Mr. Hockey.
Your Definitive Blues Moment: Stevens and manson throwin' down. What a battle.
First Blues Game Attended: Saw them get skinned alive by the Rags when I was a teen.
College Attended/Attending: BAC, or SWIC as it is now called.
Music You Listen To: Wide range, anything from Wire to Hank Williams.
Favorite Band(s): Wire, Joy Division, Hank, Aintry, Bowie, Syd's Floyd.
Favorite Movie(s): Clockwork Orange, Slap Shot, Sling Blade, Spinal Tap.
Favorite Food: Mexican.
Favorite TV Show: Raw, Smackdown, Simpsons, South Park.
Hobbies: I fish a lot, play in a local rock band, used to play hockey, have a small recording studio and a hobby farm complete with chickens.
Hometown: West Frankfort, IL
Currently reside: Spring Hill, TN (thank God for Center Ice and the internet)
Mode of Transportation: 2007 Pontiac Solstice and 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee
How and when you became a Blues fan: Went to a game in the 91-92 season at the ol' barn on Oakland Ave with a large group from my high school. It was a 1-0 snoozer vs Vancouver. Blues lost, but I still loved it.
Favorite current Blues player: Doug Weight
Favorite all-time Blues player: Pavol Demitra
Favorite active non-Blues player: Mike Modano
Favorite all-time non-Blues player: Mike Modano
Definitive Blues Moment: 1)I was at the playoff game vs Det when MacInnis scored from the red line on Osgood to time the game. The place was nuts. I've never heard a crowd so loud in my life.
2) Attended a Blues-Blackhawks game in 92-93. Phillipe Bozon scored on a penalty shot against Belfour to tie the game 3-3. Also, I saw 4 fights that night- only one of them was on the ice!
First Blues Game Attended: 91-92 regular season game vs Canucks
College Attended/Attending: St Louis College of Pharmacy
Favorite Band(s): Chevelle, Mudvayne, It Dies Today, Atreyu, Modern Day Zero & Autovein (last 2 are StL locals)
Favorite Movie(s): Monty Python's The Holy Grail and Braveheart.
Favorite Food: Pizza- check out Walt's Pizza in Marion, IL if you are ever passing through- best pizza I've ever had!
Favorite TV Show: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (best thing since Seinfeld), American Dad and Ultimate Fighter.
Hobbies: Watching, playing and coaching hockey. I also like to drink beer.
Age : 34
Hometown : St. Louis
Currently resides: Affton, Mo.
Mode of transportation: 2002 Ford F-150 and 2000 Saturn
Job: Union Laborer
How and when you became a Blues Fan: My dad got tickets from his boss to a game that we had to pick up from his house, but we got lost for an hour and couldn't find the house ( before cell phones). We got to the game about the middle of the second period and saw Wayne Gretzky score off of the faceoff over Mike Liut's shoulder with about 1 second on the clock. I'm guessing that was about 1983. Also played football in Affton when the Blues practiced there and used to walk across the parking lot to watch them practice.
Favorite current Blue: Barret Jackman
Favorite all-time Blue: Brendan Shanahan
Favorite non-Blue: Joe Sakic
Favorite all-time non-Blue: Bobby Orr
Definitive Blues' moment- I was at the playoff game against Detroit when Pronger came back after getting hit in the heart in Detroit and the place was absolutely rocking. Was also at the game in '93? on Halloween when Lindros got thrown out of the game for boarding Nelson Emmerson. Vitaly Prokhorov had the hat-trick and I believe so did Hull. Of course watching the Monday Night Miracle on TV.
Fav. Band: AeroSmith
Fav. TV Show: Entourage
Fav. Food: Slinger from OT Hodge Chili Parlor
Hobby: Coach U-12 boys Select Soccer (son's team)
Birthplace: Buffalo, NY
Hometown: We Will Find Out on Tuesday
Mode of Transportation: 2004 Santa Fe
Job: Neurosurgical Practice Manager - Hope to Change it on Tuesday
How and when you became a Blues fan: 1st NHL game I watched and understood was on CBC, between St. Louis and Toronto. Hull had a couple of goals that game and I started following Blues
Favorite current Blues player: Jay McClement
Favorite all-time Blues player: Twister or Hull
Favorite active non-Blues player: Crosby
Favorite all-time non-Blues player: Ray Bourque
Definitive Blues Moment: 1) Yzerman's 2OT goal in game 7, round 2 of the '96 playoffs. 2) Bergevin tossing the puck into the back of the net - I was back at the old Frat house having some beers, I will never, ever forget that.
First Blues Game Attended: Since I never lived in St. Louis, it was actually in Detroit - a friend scored some tickets, it was the last meeting of the year between the two teams..... Tyson Nash gave Steve Y a facial.
College Attended/Attending: Muskingum College, undergrad, Kansas for Grad.
Music You Listen To: About anything w/o country
Favorite Band(s): Linkin Park, Nickleback, Steve Mathews, U2
Favorite Movie(s): Saving Private Ryan, Bravehart, the original Starwars
Favorite Food: Sushi, Stir fry
Favorite TV Show: Family Guy
Hobbies: Lacrosse, Scuba, Glass Blowing, Reading, Porn
Birthplace: Florissant, MO
Hometown: Kirkwood, MO
Mode of Transportation: I've been using a 2002 Silverado lately
How and when you became a Blues fan: I watched a game back in 1996, and I was hooked.
Favorite Blues Player: Lee Stempniak
All-Time? Gary Unger/Scott Stevens
Favorite NON Blues Player: Teemu Selanne
All-Time? Pavel Bure
Your Definitive Blues Moment: The Monday Night Miracle always gives me chills (RIP Dougie)
First Blues Game Attended: A game against Anaheim in 1999 or 2000, I forget :/
College Attended/Attending: SLU
Music You Listen To: Indie, Alternative
Favorite Band(s): Andrew Bird, Modest Mouse
Favorite Movie(s): I don't watch much movies, but the Diehard ones are always good
Favorite Food: Buffalo Wings \o/
Favorite TV Show: Angry Beavers
Hobbies: Playing hockey, wiffleball, soccer, and tennis. I also like taking apart random items.
Age: Also 33, but a young 33 (July) :)
Birthplace: Olathe, KS (K.C. metro area)
Hometown: Ellisville, MO
Mode of Transportation: 2004 Hyundai XG350L (hate it...18 pymts to go!)
Job: IT Project Manager
How and when you became a Blues fan: I started playing hockey at age 6, right after the Miracle On Ice. This was at the start of the NYI dynasty, so my dad & I pulled for them...I was a big fan of Trottier (thus #19, which has always been my hockey #) and Bossy. I think I was about 10 when we came to STL to visit my dad's parents, and we went to a Blues / Hawks game...that started me on the path to Blues fandom.
Favorite current Blues player: Tough call...Stempy, Backes, or McKee
Favorite all-time Blues player: Shayne Corson (j/k)...Shanny or MacInnis
Favorite active non-Blues player: Iginla, Sakic
Favorite all-time non-Blues player: Trottier, Bossy, Gartner, ...
Definitive Blues Moments:
1. The aforementioned first live Blues game...saw about 5-6 crowd fights...Blues beat Hawks 5-1. This was probably 1984ish.
2. Blues defeat Sabres last season in OT. Took my dad to the game...we kept looking at each other, saying..."Could we possibly win this game?"
3. Watching the SJ series during the President's Trophy playoffs...at my in-laws in Michigan, shortly before getting married...trying desperately to avoid screaming obscenities at the TV. I only lost it once, when Turek gave up the 80-footer...and I think I managed to censor myself somewhat. :rant:
First Blues Game Attended: Whoops...covered above.
Favorite Non-Blues STL Hockey Memories: Saw the All-Star Game at the old barn in '88...that was sweet. Ditto the Frozen Four last year.
College Attended/Attending: Wash U, BSBA '96. Probably should try to get a Master's someday...but haven't really decided what I want to do with my life yet. And I don't relish the thought of going back to school.
Music You Listen To: I've been thru every genre at least once. Currently on an alt-country kick.
Favorite Band(s): Current: The Jayhawks, Son Volt, Uncle Tupelo, Neko Case, Whiskeytown. All-Time: Grateful Dead, Led Zep, Pink Floyd, Van Halen, David Allen Coe, R.E.M., Beastie Boys, ...I'm all over the map.
Favorite Movie(s): A Few Good Men, Good Will Hunting, Strange Brew, Caddyshack, Slap Shot, The Godfather series, Ocean's 11 & 13...
Favorite Food: It would be easier to list foods I don't like. Ummm...brussels sprouts.
Favorite TV Show: Still bemoaning the loss of The West Wing.
Hobbies: Playing hockey, golf...chasing my two boys (3 years & 6 months)...trying to keep the house from being classified a federal disaster area.
Hometown: Highland, IL
Mode of Transportation: 2004 Chevy Malibu, 2007 Toyota Camry (although the wife says that's hers.)
How and when you became a Blues fan: I came around later in life, age 18. Thank Dabo and IB for getting me hooked. Been a fan of the Blues and hockey ever since.
Favorite Blues Player: current? Backes, McClement
Favorite Blues All-Time? Al MacInnis
Favorite NON Blues Player: active? Joe Sakic...just goes out and takes care of business.
Favorite NON Blues Player - Retired? Steve Yzerman (yes, a Red Wing, but really, can you name many others who played with more class?)
Your Definitive Blues Moments: (1) The first game I ever went to at the Arena. It was an old timers game the night before a Blues/North Stars game. (2) 1993 playoffs, Game 4 vs. Chicago as well, pretty sure I went with IB and/or Dabo. Loved seeing the Belfour meltdown as he demolished his stick on the goal :D
First Blues Game Attended: That Blues/North Stars game. Modano was just a baby back then...lol
College Attended/Attending: Southern IL University Edwardsville - School of Pharmacy
Hobbies: Computer games (Guild Wars), hockey and now reading pharmacy texts...lol
Hometown: Smithton, IL
Mode of Transportation: 2003 Mazda Protege
Job: Cryogenics Tech.
How and when you became a Blues fan: Well have to be when I was about 7 and started playing.
Favorite Blues Player: Current-Stepniak
Favorite Blues Player: All time-CUJO
Favorite NON Blues Player: Current- Crosby He is alot of fun to watch
Favorite NON Blues Player: All time- Pavel Bure
Name: Dylan (my dad's a Bob fanatic...)
Birthplace: Tampa, FL
Hometown: Tampa, FL
Mode of Transportation: 1998 Saturn S2 (i think that's what it is... meh)
How and when you became a Blues fan: Dad was born and raised in St. Louis and he got me hooked.
Favorite Blues Player: current? Stempniak and Tkachuk
All-Time? Pronger and MacInnis
Favorite NON Blues Player: active? Lecavalier and St. Louis
Retired? Um... idk.
Your Definitive Blues Moment: No real defining moment; just love watching hockey really.
First Blues Game Attended: I think a 1992 (i was less than a year old) game against the Lightning. Blues won I think.
College Attended/Attending: none yet.
Music You Listen To: Rock, Alternative, Hardcore, and everyone's favorite: Emo.
Favorite Band(s): Say Anything atm. Other notables: Arctic Monkeys, At the Drive-In, Blink-182, Brand New, Chiodos, Fall of Troy, The Killers, Linkin Park, MUSE, My Chemical Romance, Rise Against, Senses Fail, Smashing Pumpkins, Taking Back Sunday, The White Stripes. o yeah the Bob Dylan, the Stones, and the Who as well.
Favorite Movie(s): The Departed, Borat, and basically anything done with Ben Stiller (Zoolander) or Adam Sandler (Billy Madison).
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite TV Show: Daily Show, Colbert Report, Futurama, Family Guy, House, and South Park
Hobbies: play bass, watching tv, video games, meh.
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Hometown: Oakville, MO
Mode of Transportation: 2003 Cavalier
How and when you became a Blues fan: Started playing hockey at age 4, been hooked since
Favorite Current Blues Player: Stempniak or Backes
Favorite All Time Blues Player: Curtis Joseph
Favorite Active NON Blues Player: Sidney Crosby or Alexander Ovechkin
Favorite All Time NON Blues Player: Mats Sundin, Gordie Howe, Guy Lafleur
Your Definitive Blues Moment: CuJo vs. Chevaldae
First Blues Game Attended: Blues vs. Kings at the Arena, Riendeau vs. Hrudey
College Attended/Attending: Graduate of Mizzou International Business and German
Music You Listen To: Indie, Alternative, Hip Hop
Favorite Band(s): The Killers, Strokes, Shins, Wilco, Stars, anything Grunge
Favorite Movie(s): Borat, Knocked Up, Departed, Godfather 2, Goodfellas, Snatch, Goodbye Lenin
Favorite Food: Italian, Chinese, Mexican, Turkish (mmm...Döner Kebap)
Favorite TV Show: Entourage, CSI, Law and Order, Sportscenter
Hobbies: Hockey, baseball, football, soccer, video games, collecting hockey cards, speaking German, stock market, politics
Birthplace: Alton, IL
Hometown: Alton, IL/Urbana, IL
Mode of Transportation: 2001 Pontian Grand Prix
Job: Computer Tech at a school district
How and when you became a Blues fan: I started watching after the lockout.
Favorite Blues Player: Tkachuk and Stempniak
Favorite NON Blues Player: Dallas Drake, Tkachuk as a Thrasher, and Weight as a Hurricane
First Blues Game Attended: I think it was a Vancouver game in late 05.
College Attending: UIUC - History and Secondary Ed
Music You Listen To: Classic Rock
Favorite Band(s): Eagles, Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac
Favorite Movie(s): Red Dawn, 300, True Lies, Godfather Part II
Favorite TV Show: Seinfeld
Hobbies: football, softball, broomball, poker, watching sports
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
Mode of Transportation: 1998 Ford Explorer (which has been paid off now for the past 6 months. Woot!)
Job: USAF Space Command
How and when you became a Blues fan: My dad. One of my earliest memories was Hull scoring with Oates on a 2 on 1.
Favorite Blues Player: current? Stempy
Favorite Blues All-Time? Chopper & Twist
Favorite NON Blues Player: active? Does Scott Spiezio count? Honestly, Ovie. I love the passion he brings to the game.
Favorite NON Blues Player - Retired? Super Mario
Your Definitive Blues Moments: Fuhr getting cheapshot in goal, Conference Finals a few years ago, beating Buffalo last year, drafting Eric Johnson & TJ Oshie
College Attended/Attending: various colleges working towards my music degree.
Hobbies: Playing guitar and piano. Beer. History (particulary the US Civil War), anything creative (painting, writing, music, etc. etc.)
Music: Opeth, Black Label Society, Nightwish, Dark Tranquility, In Flames, Epica, Ozzy, Metallica
Movies: LOTR, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Braveheart, Legend, Spinal Tap
TV: Family Guy, Rescue Me, Mythbusters, Headbanger's Ball,
Sex: F (I feel so alone...;))
Birthplace: Oshkosh, WI
Hometown: Metro East at the moment
Mode of Transportation: 98 Pontiac Grand Prix
Job: Admin Asst
How and when you became a Blues fan: hmmm...probably the first Blues game I went to in Chicago back in '91 I fell in love with how the Blues played in that game
Favorite Blues Player: current? McClement All-Time? If I had to choose...MacInnis or Brian Sutter
Favorite NON Blues Player: active? Jeff Carter Retired? Bobby Clarke or Bobby Orr (how different can 2 players be???)
First Blues Game Attended: @ home...2000 when I moved here I went to the home opener, don't remember much about it except I was extremly pumped to be in a city with an NHL team, away - see above Chicago/St Louis
College Attended/Attending: University of Wisconsin - Marathon Cty, followed by a year at UW
Music You Listen To: Everything
Favorite Band(s): Breaking Benjamin, Three Days Grace, Seether, The Killers,
Favorite Movie(s): Slap Shot, any dumb comedy I guess
Hobbies: I have no time for hobbies...between my day job, and my kid there is no time...seriously I guess reading, skating, hockey and wasting time reading you guys view points.
Birthplace: Dickinson, ND
Hometown: St Louis, MO
Mode of Transportation: 2001 Mustang
Job: Restaurant Manager
How and when you became a Blues fan: Started watching it on TV after playing street hockey with some friends. Got hooked quick.
Favorite Blues Player: Tie - Stempniak and Jackman - soon to be Oshie
Favorite NON Blues Player: Demitra
Your Definitive Blues Moment: Unfortunatly, the Yzerman laser. :shakehead
First Blues Game Attended: Can't even remember, a playoff game at the Arena though, I think.
College Attended/Attending: UMSL
Music You Listen To: Metal
Favorite Band(s): Right now.. Dark Tranquility, In Flames, Machine Head
Favorite Movie(s): Conan the Barbarian, All of Romero's living dead movies
Favorite Food: Mexican
Favorite TV Show: Dexter, Family Guy, South Park, Masters of Horror
Hobbies: Hockey and Video games
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