Get to Know Your Fellow Canes Fans - PART II
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07-15-2009, 01:56 PM
Hank Bauer Superstar
Join Date: Jul 2006
Where You're From:
Where You Live Now:
Mode of Transportation:
VW Golf, feet
What brought you to HF Boards:
The awesome trade proposals.
How you became a hockey fan:
Good question. Not much hockey in Richmond, although I have faint memories of seeing the Robins play in the 70s. Followed slightly before college, and then met many northern hockey fans at school, and some of us made road trips every year to DC to see the Caps play (also went to Baltimore one year to see the Skipjacks -- they played Hershey when Hextall was their goalie.) Became a season ticket holder for the Richmond Renegades in the ECHL when they came around. (Btw, the IceCaps were the most BORING team to watch.)
How you became a Canes fan:
Moved to Raleigh in 2001, just in time for the first Cup run. Cemented when Mitch Albom made his cheap comments about Raleigh and NC during the Finals.
Favorite thing about being a Canes fan:
2009 version: beating the Bruins ("How 'bout them apples!!") Otherwise: The Sergei Fedorov offer sheet.
Favorite Canes Player(s):
They're all gods. GODS.
Favorite NON Canes Player(s):
Sprague and Odie Cleghorn
Other Sports You Like:
Football (college and pro), F1 racing, golf, (playing) badminton
Other Sports Teams You Cheer For:
Green Bay Packers, W&M, Lewiston MAINEiacs
William & Mary (undergrad), NCSU (grad), VCU (grad)
Video Game Systems Owned:
EHM, Grand Prix 2 (Microprose), Close Combat III. Non-video: numerous Avalon Hill and The Gamers wargames.
Music You Listen To:
Gary Numan, Primus/Les Claypool/Frog Brigade, Wire, The Fall, Joy Division, Kraftwerk, Brian Eno, Sonic Youth, mucho 80s punk and new wave, whatever else drifts through the transom...but never country (Junior Brown excepted). I'll try out everything else from classical to death metal.
Blade Runner, Slap Shot, Michael Clayton, After Hours, Spinal Tap
Authors: Philip K. Dick, Phillip Pullman, Harry Pfanz, Stephen Sears, Jack Falla, tons and tons of history.
Sugar and meat, usually not together.
Favorite TV Show(s):
Arrested Development, early Simpsons, X-Files, The Tick, Rocky & Bullwinkle, old Bugs Bunny, Firefly, Homicide: Life on the Streets, The Wire, Robbery Homicide Division, various Star Treks, British mysteries (part. Wire in the Blood, Touch of Frost, and Midsomer Murders)
Hockey Jerseys In Wardrobe:
none currently, but I have a Canes keychain
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