Fav drink: Dr. Pepper( I have only drank adult beverages 5 times) I liked the Margarita's and Hurricanes.
Fav Preds moment/how I became a fan: Became a fan and season ticket holder on the first rally where we got to vote for the team name. Favorite moments: Game 3&4 at the GEC vs. the Wings, Ice-night against the Wings. Basically any game against the Hawks, Wings and now Calgary.
How long I have been a Preds fan: Since day one.
Origin of screen name: Read it backwards. I have used this name for email accounts, passwords and screen-names for many years.... It was a Tulsytrid w/o the 1 was a racehorse name that would not be allowed to run in a race because of his name.
Jerseys owned: Preds White, Preds Gold, Ads Red, Blues Blue.
Location: live in Signal Mountain, work in Chattanooga
Fav All time Predator player(s): Vokoun
Fav Current Predator: Vokoun, Mason, Timonen
Fav Preds Prospect: Radulov, Weber
Fav Non Predator Players: Kovalchuk, Roenick
Fav Non Predator Team: Atlanta
Fav Movies: Hoosiers, Miracle
Music: Boston, Eric Clapton, Jazz
Hobbies: Fishing, Flaming Pred303
Fav food: Steak
Fav Import Beer: Pete's Wicked Ale, Samuel Smith Oatmeal Stout
Fav domestic beer: Sam Adams
Fav drink: Single Malt Scotch, Islay Region, on the rocks
Fav Preds moment: Vokoun's Playoff Shutout, Sullivan's Hat Trick in first game against San Jose
How long I have been a Preds fan: Hardcore - October 2003.
Origin of screen name: Hand Surgeon + 3 hockey sons
Jerseys owned: Me - Preds Away; Wife - Vokoun #29 Preds Away; Oldest Son - Team Signed Preds Away, Lemieux Signed Penguins #66 Away ; Middle Son - Vokoun Signed #29 Third, Team Signed Preds Away; Youngest Son - Team Signed Preds Home, Blues Home Pronger #44.
born in 1954,so yes i'm 50...born and live in Murfreesboro
undergrad from Middle Tennessee in European History and International Relations
masters from Georgetown in Soviet Studies
masters from Memphis in Banking/Finance
stockbroker/certified financial planner/investment banker last 14 years(currently with Hilliard Lyons,formerly with JC Bradford/Paine Webber and before that First American Corp)
11 years as an army officer,got out as a major...Ranger,Airborne(83 jumps),Air Assault,Winter Warfare,Jungle Warfare,German Parachutist,CIB...vacations in Granada,Chad,Iraq,Lebanon,Panama,El Salvador..then Germany,Israel,Russia,Korea
Foreign Area Officer as a secondary specialty(read foreign intelligence gathering)
Purple Heart,Bronze Star,2 MSM's,numerous service medals,7 ARCOM's,13 AAM's,several campaign medals
long divorced(well 5 years),with 24 year old daughter and 20 year old son,both in MTSU,both living with me
went to MTSU on a baseball scholarship,offered junior college scholarships(Motlow)in basketball
hockey fan since 1979(because of Gretzky primarily),pred supporter since initial push to get the team..
hobbies include playing guitar,Atlanta Braves(been a fan since my father took me to opening night of the franchise Apr 1966),NHL center ice,Tootsies,wild women,civil war history(member of sons of confederate veterans),european history(Napoleonic Imperial period primarily),history in general,reading,weightlifting,belted both in karate/jui jitsu
and of course watching handtrick/predperson...two good personal good friends of mine despite appearances on here
Fav Current Predator: Hartnell, Legwand, Hamhuis, Sullivan
Fav Preds Prospect: Weber, Radulov, Shafigulin
Fav Non Predator Players: St. Louis, Naslund, Hossa, Kovalchuk
Fav Non Predator Team: Edmonton, Tampa Bay, SJ
Fav Movies: Rosemary's Baby, the Exorcist, Suspiria, M, The Omen, The Shining
Music: too much to get into
Hobbies: cracking wise, being inciteful, stirring the pot.
Fav food: burgers, chicken strips with honey mustard
Fav Import Beer:
Fav domestic beer:
Fav Preds moment/how I became a fan: 1st playoff victory, Sully's hat trick debut, Walker's game tying goal vs St Louis that was followed by Delmore's winner. The "barnburner" in Calgary with the benchclearing brawl. I'm sure there are tons more going back further.
How long I have been a Preds fan: Since day one.
Origin of screen name: In high school, I did a project with a friend for a class that proposed to solve the overpopulation of the earth by simply banning children
Jerseys owned: blank home, blank away, hartnell third
Location: Scotts Hollow (West Wilson County-NO I don't live in Mt. Juliet, their politicians are idiots!)
Fav All time Predator player(s): Walker (he's pissing me off now!)
Fav Current Predator: Sullivan, Hamhuis, Vokoun, Tootoo
Fav Preds Prospect: Suter, Upshall, Gamachie (I can't spell, I make my living with numbers!)
Least Fav Non Predator Players: Chelios is a sissy! Hatcher is a thug!
Least Fav Non Predator Team: Detroit Red Hats! (They are about that old! LOL LOL LOL)
Fav Movies: God Father, Patton, Green Baret, Chisom
Music: Bluegrass, 50's and 60's pop
Hobbies: Duck and quail hunting, trout fishing, fly tying, sleeping , BIG Vanderbilt fan (NOT!-Shoulda Coulda Woulda U, Old Gees bow ties is a little too tight if he thinks they can/are competing in the SEC))
Fav food: Italian
Fav domestic beer: None-I'm diabetic. Aanything tastes good to me when I can have it
Fav drink: red wine (don't tell my doctor), ice tea
Fav Preds moment/how I became a fan: Crossxcheck took me to a game in 2002! Remember Nashville Flyers from Municipal Aut. days when I was a kid!)
How long I have been a Preds fan: two years
Origin of screen name: A poem I wrote in 1982 about duck hunting called the ICE MEN (the beard on his face like a brown MUDDY CREEK)
Jerseys owned: None-I got a Preds pullover from santa this year!
Married?: Yep, same woman 33 years in June
Kids: 2 - daughter (23 years), son (Crossxcheck-26 years) BOTH RABID Hockey fans!
Pets: Westara Molly Mae (Brittany-never, ever spoil your bird dog!)
Fav All time Predator player(s): Vokoun, Walker, Skrastins, Lambert
Fav Current Predator: Vokoun, Legwand and Hamhuis
Fav Preds Prospect: Weber
Fav Non Predator Players: Chris Drury, John LeClair
Fav Non Predator Team: Buffalo Sabres (in the NHL), the New York Mets are my favorite non-Pred team in sports.
Fav Movies: Godfather 1-2, Rear Window, Barton Fink, Decline of Western Civilization, Star Wars, Most things by Charlie Kaufman, Wes Anderson, and the Coen Brothers.
Music: John Coltrane, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, The Velvet Undergound, The Minutemen, Sonic Youth, Pavement, Guided By Voices, Spoon.
Hobbies: playing guitar, seeing shows, watching sports (baseball, hockey, and football in particular), and collecting live musical performance videos.
Fav food: sushi
Fav Import Beer: Guinness, sam smith's and heineken
Fav domestic beer: sierra nevada and blackstone
Fav drink: alcohol-crown/jack and coke, non-alc-smoothies and coffee.
Fav Preds moments: The first two home playoff games, the walker OT goal against Chi on the last good day of the 2002-2003 season, and Fitzy's GW with 0:17 left against NJ in season three. i almost wrecked my car listening to that one.
how I became a fan: I already enjoyed the NHL, but i was mainly excited to have a pro team in nashville and jumped on board immediately. How i became a fan of the nhl was a) playing ea's nhl-19__ on sega and b) late night long OT games in college that hooked me while studying.
Origin of screen name: homage to our former defenseman Jan Vopat.
Music: Van Halen, The Cars, Rolling Stones, Pearl Jam
Hobbies: Playing Hockey, Photography.
Fav food: Pizza, hot wings
Fav Import Beer: Molson, Labatts
Fav domestic beer: Sam Adams
Fav drink: Diet Cherry Pepsi (I'm watching my weight )
Fav Preds moment/how I became a fan: 1st Preds game I went to first season vs. the Bruins( Bruins win big) Preds win in OT over the Bruins, Johnson scores game winner. I think I was born a hockey fan. Bobby Orr was my idol growing up.
How long I have been a Preds fan: Since the first season, as long as they are not playing the Bruins.
Origin of screen name: M= first intitial, oneil, last name, 18= hockey and football #
Jerseys owned: Preds white (no number), Bruins wht (O'Neil 18). Bruins Black (Neely 8), wide assortment of jerseys from teams that I have played for over the years (mostly #18)
Kids: 2 boys (7 & 1 1/2) 2 girls (5 & 3) My god, what have I done??!!