Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Current Location: Pevely, MO
Mode of Transportation: 08 Mazda CX-7
Job: Revenue Analyst/Student
How and when you became a Blues fan: Didn't have a choice, it's in my blood.
Favorite current Blues player: Perron, Pietrangelo, Polak (in that order)
Favorite all-time Blues player: MacInnis, Hull, Turgeon
Favorite active non-Blues player: Ilya Kovalchuk & Ryan Callahan
Favorite all-time non-Blues player: Mario
Definitive Blues Moment: Easter Sunday game as a kid & Hull netted 4 goals against Detroit.
First Blues Game Attended: No recollection, I've been going my entire life.
College Attended/Attending: SLU
Music You Listen To: Little bit of everything.
Favorite Band(s): Within Temptation, Otherwise
Favorite Movie(s): The Longest Yard, not sure why but I love Insidious.
Favorite Food: Anything hibachi style
Favorite TV Show(s): Big Bang Theory, Criminal Minds, Naruto (well, more into reading the manga)
Hobbies: Other than hockey...reading, writing, & pc gaming.
Birthplace: Kirkwood, MO
Hometown: Fenton, MO
Current Location: Overland Park, KS
Mode of Transportation: 04 Chevy Cavalier
Job: Software Engineer at Garmin
How and when you became a Blues fan: Fell in love in the early 90's
Favorite current Blues player: Oshie
Favorite all-time Blues player: Turgeon, Janney, Demitra
Favorite active non-Blues player: Datsyuk, Parise, Tavares
Favorite all-time non-Blues player: Forsberg, Modano
Definitive Blues Moment: Watching the cheveldae/Joseph fight as a kid, Winning the Presidents Cup
First Blues Game Attended: A loss to the Edmonton Oilers in the early 90's
College Attended/Attending: Missouri S&T
Music You Listen To: Pretty much anything
Favorite Band(s): CCR, Radiohead
Favorite Movie(s): Shawshank Redemption
Favorite Food: Chicken and dumplings and anything Italian
Favorite TV Show(s): Arrested Development, The League, The Office, It's Always Sunny,
Hobbies: Baseball, football, running, video games, board games, writing software
long time reader, hardly ever post. I follow this board like stink on **** during games. hopefully this season i will post more. I went to all but like 4 games last year, hope we have a great one this year like last. Looking forward to another promising seson!!
Sex: oh boy! I mean M
Hometown: St. Charles, MO, currently in Huntsville, AL
Mode of Transportation: 2007 Mazda 6
Job: Information Security
How and when you became a Blues fan: Not sure. I was young.
Favorite Blues Player: David Backes, Oshie, Perron, Pie and soon to be the Tank
Favorite Blues All-Time? Brett Hull, Al MacInnis, David Backes
Favorite NON Blues Player: active? Don't really have one
Favorite NON Blues Player - Retired? Mario
Birthplace: Affton, St. Louis
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Mode of Transportation: 2003 Acura RSX
Job: Delivery driver at Pizza Hut
How and when you became a Blues fan: Parents were always big hockey fans. I began skating around 2 1/2. I have an article saved from the newspaper back in '93 of me skating at 3 years old.
Favorite Blues Player: Current? Perron. All-Time? CuJo
Favorite NON Blues Player: Current? Crosby. All-Time? CuJo
Your Definitive Blues Moment: Winning game 5 of last years playoffs
First Blues Game Attended: I can't even recall I was so young.
College Attended/Attending: STLCC
Music You Listen To: Everything but Country
Favorite Band(s): Hard to say
Favorite Movie(s): 40 Year Old Virgin, Young Blood, Miracle, Avatar, Pineapple Express, Slap Shot
Favorite Food: Give me chicken
Favorite TV Show: Dexter, Breaking Bad, Supernatural, Lost
Hobbies: Video Games (mostly League of Legends, NHL13, and Halo). I also you to play hockey but haven't really played since Highschool
Name: Andrew Age: 22 Sex: Yes please Birthplace: Carrollton, TX Hometown: O'Fallon, MO Mode of Transportation: 2013 Nissan Altima Job: Assistant Manager at a liquor store How and when you became a Blues fan: Dad and Brother brain washed me and took me to some games when we lived in O'Fallon in the early-mid 90's. Been a fan ever since. Favorite Blues Player: current? David Backes All-Time? Chris Pronger Favorite NON Blues Player: active? Evander Kane Retired? Mario Lemieux Your Definitive Blues Moment: Meeting Demitra, Al, Turgeon, Courtnall, and Jamie McClennan outside of Reunion Arena in Dallas and getting all their autographs when I was young. First Blues Game Attended: Don't remember. Was too young. Been to a couple dozen in my life though. College Attended/Attending: Collin College, Frisco TX Music You Listen To: Alternative, Rock Favorite Band(s): Blink 182, Angels and Ariwaves, Yellow Card, etc. Favorite Movie(s): Baseketball, Rudy, Forrest Gump, Slap Shot, Goon Favorite Food: Mexican Favorite TV Show: How I Met Your Mother Hobbies: Watching sports, drinking beer, sports collectibles (autographs and ****)
Hometown: Florissant, MO
Current Location: St. Louis, MO
Mode of Transportation: 1998 Saturn SL2
How and when you became a Blues fan: Dad works for the NHL as an off-ice official so I grew up at the Arena/Scottrade.
Favorite current Blues player: Sobotka
Favorite all-time Blues player: MacInnis
Favorite active non-Blues player: Malkin
Favorite all-time non-Blues player: Pavel Bure
Definitive Blues Moment: Making the playoffs last year because all this rebuilding has started paying off.
First Blues Game Attended: Don't remember exactly when, but I know Shannahan was still on the team and we were still at the Old arena
College Attended/Attending: St. Louis College of Pharmacy. At UMSL now.
Music You Listen To: Everything but rap.
Favorite Band(s): Megadeth, Metallica, Three Days Grace, Bullet for My Valentine, Sum 41, Avenged Sevenfold, Disturbed, All That Remains, Godsmack
Favorite Movie(s): Saving Private Ryan
Favorite Food: Pineapple brats.
Favorite TV Show(s): The Walking Dead, Arrested Development, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
College: St. Louis College of Pharmacy/UMSL
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Birthplace: Hazelwood, MO
Hometown: Hazelwood, MO
Mode of Transportation: 2005 Mazda 6
How and when you became a Blues fan: Parents are die hard fans, so Ive been watching blues since my eyes first opened.
Favorite Blues Player: current-Tarasenko, former- Brett Hull, Keith Tkachuk
Favorite NON Blues Player: active: Patrick Kane, retired: Bobby Orr
Your Definitive Blues Moment: Playing at a Blues camp in 2011, getting to meet and play games against most of the current blues, as well as former blues. Getting to know/ getting hammered with Tkachuk for three days straight haha.
First Blues Game Attended: I believe i was a few years old, Blues and Blackhawks playoff game sitting on my dads lap and it went into double overtime with a blues win.
College Attended/Attending: SIUE
Music You Listen To: Alternative, Rock
Favorite Movie(s): Happy Gilmore, Billy Madison, Band of Brothers
Favorite Food: Scottrade Center loaded nachos.
Favorite TV Show: Hearing Panger and JK announce as the blues raise hell.
Hobbies: Watching/Playing the best game on earth. Fishing, shooting, outdoors.
Just re-read this. Holy **** time flies. I feel old.
Great win last night. #longlivethenote
Originally Posted by HockeyHippie
Long time no chat. I've been lurking here for years, used different names on various Blues forums (MileHiBluesFan was one). Time to touch base with all the peeps. Brian and I met years ago in a Blues email group. I too am a big believer at building through draft, so always enjoyed his thoughts on prospects. OK, here we go....
Age: 41 (holy crap, I still feel 21....err, 29....OK 30 tops.)
Sex: as much as possible
Birthplace: Pierre, SD
Hometown: Belleville, Ill.
Mode of Transportation: 2006 Ford Escape, 1997 Volks Jetta (currently looking to trade the VW in. Want a VW Westfalia Bus )
Job: Locomotive Engineer. Yes, like Casey Jones. Hence the Screen Name.....
How and when you became a Blues fan: See dude above. Same thing pretty much. A SIUE fraternity brother was a big fan and took me to my first game in 1985. My dad was in the Air Force and had been stationed all over the south--so the only ice I had ever seen was in my tea! The Monday Night Miracle sealed the deal in a big way in 86.. Been addicted/cursed ever since.
Favorite current Blues player: Hmmm... I've always liked the 4th line "character guys." Loved the Meagher/Lowry checking line a few years back. Would have to say Kariya or Erik Johnson now that Al has moved on. I was a Pronger guy, even though he's a jerk. Not a big Tkachuk fan, especially since we lost Handzus and Nagy in the deal.
Favorite all-time Blues player: Brian Sutter, Joe Mullen, Doug Gilmour, Shanny. Sorry, tough to choose. I think I cried the day Lame-orello stole Scott Stevens. Always liked Geoff Courtnall's game. My lovely wife, bless her soul, was a huge Gary Unger fan. Some dude mentioned Jeff Brown earlier. He was nice enough to get me a autographed hat from the entire team in the late 80's for my birthday (his girlfriend worked for my girlfriend). He played like my girlfriend though--and was terrified to get hit in the face. Oh and I will forever hate Keenan for what he did to my beloved organ-I-zation.
Favorite active non-Blues player: Joe Sakic. Period. Living here in Denver I've been lucky enough to get to know him (his son played on my son's baseball team.) and my wife has dealt with Joe and his wife through various charities she has helped with. They are both pure class. He and I were talking about the Conference Finals a few years back with Turek in net. He said the Avs were watching the Blues series with Dallas and were shocked at how well Turek played. But then he said "But with Turek he was either really good or r-e-a-l-l-y bad." I said, "if I remember correctly Joe, you had a little something to do with Turek looking so incredibly pathetic that series." He just smiled.
Favorite all-time non-Blues player: Joe Sakic and Cam Neely. I had my wife talked into naming our first born Cameron, but we changed to Ian (hello Ian Cole ) at last minute. Named after Laperriere. Seriously. #2 son named Jack after Buck and Clark. Go Cards.
Definitive Blues Moment: Yzerman goal in '96 (I was sitting on a train listening via radio) and the Monday Night Miracle. I was actually on a date and had gone to pick the girl up. Sat down with her dad and started watching during 2nd period. Didn't leave until game was over. Dad and I became decent friends, girl and I never went out again.
First Blues Game Attended: 1985. Can't remember opponent. I too remember the old Checkerdome, driving over last minute in a blizzard and sitting anywhere we wanted for pennies.
Music You Listen To: Americana (whatever the hell that is--alternative country, etc.), Adult Alternative, Bluegrass, Jam Bands. Hell I'll try anything.
Favorite Band(s): Wilco (Jeff Tweedy a Belleville boy too.) Noticed we have another Wilco fan here in the group. I went to see them last night here in Denver and my wife is there tonight. Also Uncle Tupelo (precursor to Wilco), Grateful Dead, Numerous Jam Bands, REM, The Killers, Shins, Modest Mouse, Springsteen, Dylan, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Rage Against the Machine, Son Volt, and of course FLOYD.
Favorite Movie(s): Slapshot, 40 Year Old Virgin, Mystery Alaska. Field of Dreams, Bull Durham, probably more I can't think of now due to cans of Guinness next to laptop. I admit I really like "A League of Their Own". Hanks was fantastic and Gina Davis could ball a little....
Favorite Food: see above. Guinness is food, right??
Favorite TV Show: Really don't watch a lot of TV anymore. Baseball, hockey and Sportscenter. I try to watch every University of Denver (Mark Rycroft ) hockey game either live or on TV. I really like the Nightly Business Report on PBS. Simpsons (still), South Park of course. Was into 24 but that series has jumped the shark.
Favorite Teams: Blues, Cards, Broncos, Nuggets, Univ of Denver hockey. Best value out there.
Hobbies: Mtn biking, reading, hockey, hiking, camping, helping with my son's baseball team, music, video games, specifically sports sims. I have played or owned every single EA Sports hockey game franchise since it's inception in early 90's. Really looking forward to NHL 08 on Sept 12.
*whew* guess that's it! You know, from reading many of the other "bios" here, I would really get along with a bunch of you all.
Also, might have room in a Yahoo fantasy non-keeper league if anyone needs yet another distraction.
Hometown: Oakville, MO
Current Location: Oakville, MO
Mode of Transportation: 2011 Toyota Tacoma
Job: Intake Information Referral-Counselor at Mercy Hospital
How and when you became a Blues fan: Born into a St. Louis hockey family
Favorite current Blues player: Roman Polak
Favorite all-time Blues player: Al MacInnis
Favorite active non-Blues player: Marion Gaborik
Favorite all-time non-Blues player: Martin Broduer
Definitive Blues Moment: 6 goal comeback game vs. Toronto
First Blues Game Attended: Too little to know, at the old barn though
College Attended/Attending: Webster University
Music You Listen To: Blues, Jazz, Rock, Metal, Electronic
Favorite Band(s): Nonpoint, Incubus, Quietdrive, Mutemath, Aaron Kamm & the One Drops, Coheed & Cambria, Chevelle, etc.
Favorite Movie(s): Thank You for Smoking, The Big Lebowski, Grandma's Boy, Anatomy of a Murder, Bringing Up Baby
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite TV Show(s): Hell on Wheels, Breaking Bad, Sons of Anarchy, The Office, The Big Bang Theory, Game of Thrones
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Mode of Transportation: 2002 Inifinity Qx4
Job: Software Consultant
How and when you became a Blues fan: Raised watching and cheering the Blues with dad and brothers
Favorite Current Blues Player: Sobotka
Favorite All Time Blues Player: Brett Hull
Favorite NON Blues Player All Time: Super Mario
Your Definitive Blues Moment: Miracle comeback against Detroit
First Blues Game Attended: Idk, sometime back in the mid 80's
Music You Listen To: Everything but mostly country
Favorite Band(s): Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan
Favorite Movie(s): Shawshank Redemption, Pulp Fiction, Resevoir Dogs, Godfather etc.
Favorite Food: Pizza, specifically handtossed with a whole lot of meat, cheese and vegetables
Favorite Current TV Show: NCIS, Big Bang Theory
Favorite All Time TV Show: MASH, Simpsons, Friends, Seinfeld
Hobbies: Any sport I can still play, outdoors activities
Sex Yes Please. I mean Male
Birthplace Vandenburg AFB
Living Now Cape Girardeau
Transit Me Footsies
Job Furniture Dude. Moving, Repairing, etc
I became a Blues fan after the 05 06 Lockout. Walt did a power move against Jovonavski and I have been hooked ever since.
Favorite Blue: All of them
Favorite Non Blue Joe Sakic
Moment: WE WANT PLAYOFFS WE WANT PLAYOFFS chant
First Game Dont Know
Music A7X is my favorite band followed by Zepplin
Movie The Sting
Food My mom's meatloaf and my dad's chili (mainly for the sound effects)
TV Show Hockey, Walking Dead, Sons of Anarchy
Favorite TV Show Beavis and Butthead and Loony Tunes
Hobbies Reading. I might need to seek therapy for this one. Is 5 books a week too much? I work on 10 at a time
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Birthplace: Ferguson, MO
Hometown: Ferguson, MO
Mode of Transportation: 2008 Mazda 3
How and when you became a Blues fan: Just born to Bleed Blue
Favorite Blues Player: Perron
Favorite NON Blues Player: Brodeur
Your Definitive Blues Moment: Way too many.
First Blues Game Attended: That I can remember a game in 1996 vs NDJ 4-4 tie.
College Attended/Attending: SEMO
Music You Listen To: Blues, Country, Folk, Oldies, Irish
Favorite Band(s): John Mayer, Mumford and Sons, Beatles, CSNY, Bob Dylan
Favorite Movie(s): Inception, Dark Knight trilogy, Memento, Big Lebowski
Favorite Food: Garlic bread, mushrooms, potatoes, sushi
Favorite TV Show: Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, House of Cards
Hobbies: Hockey, tennis, baseball, ping pong, playing with my dogs, debating about politics, reading, going out and drinking with friends
Birthplace: St. Louis,MO
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Current Location: Midtown
Mode of Transportation: 2009 Dodge Charger
How and when you became a Blues fan: Dad was always a fan and followed his guidance.
Favorite current Blues player: Kevin Shattenkirk & Alex Pietrangelo
Favorite all-time Blues player: Scott Stevens & Al MacInnis
Favorite active non-Blues player: Zdeno Chara
Favorite all-time non-Blues player: Bobby Orr
Definitive Blues Moment: Watching an away game on tv in the 99-00 season, we came back from 0-5 to win in the third period against the Leafs, hooked ever since.
First Blues Game Attended: Not sure of the date but it was the 99-00 season.
College Attended/Attending: SLU
Music You Listen To: Little bit of everything
Favorite Band(s): StoneSour/Slipknot, Three Days Grace, Shinedown
Favorite Movie(s): Inception, Hangover, & still watch all the classic Star Wars once a year.
Favorite Food: Taco's!
Favorite TV Show(s): Big Bang Theory, Family Guy, Criminal Minds
Name: Ryan Age: 27 Sex: M Birthplace: Effingham, IL Hometown: Newton, IL Mode of Transportation: 2012 Chrysler 200, 2008 Dodge Avenger (Married so my wife usually drives the new wheels ) Job: Software Support at a Dental Company How and when you became a Blues fan: Grew up cheering for all St. Louis sports teams (which in the early 90's was only 2). My Dad was a big fan of the Cards/Blues, so it just naturally was passed along to me. Obviously, I was a huge Brett Hull fan too. Once I'm a fan of a team, I don't waiver, so I've been with them ever since. Favorite Blues Player: current? Vladimir Sobotka All-Time? Pierre Turgeon Favorite NON Blues Player: active? Kris Letang Retired? Mario Lemieux Your Definitive Blues Moment: Even though we proceeded to get swept in the first round, the game in '09 when the Blues clinched a playoff spot. The atmosphere in the 'Trade was amazing (I wasn't there, watched on TV), but more importantly it signaled this team was moving in the right direction. First Blues Game Attended: Was either '92 or '93. My Dad took me to the Old Barn to see the Blues play Gretzky and the Kings. Hard to beat that as a first game. College Attended/Attending: Graduated from a local CC w/ an AAS. Attended Eastern Illinois University but did not graduate. Music You Listen To: Indie/Americana/Folk/Alternative/Hip Hop Favorite Band(s): Avett Brothers, Ben Folds Five, Flaming Lips, Beirut, Modest Mouse, My Morning Jacket, The Decemberists Favorite Movie(s): Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Magnolia, Office Space Favorite Food: Italian food, for sure. Favorite TV Show: All time: Freaks and Geeks, Ed, The Wire. Current: Community, Parks and Recreation, Breaking Bad. Hobbies: Hanging w/ my wife and son (8 months old). Watching sports, talking sports, writing about sports, playing sports (see a pattern? haha). Video games, music, movies...pop culture in general.
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Name: Mike Age: 36 Sex: M Birthplace: Great Lakes Naval Base, IL Hometown: Sandoval, IL Current Location: Los Angeles, CA Mode of Transportation: 2003 Chevy Impala (though I do take public transportation as often as possible - the drivers in this city are crazy) Job: I work at a major movie studio, restoring/distributing our vast library of catalog films. How and when you became a Blues fan: Went to high school in Kentucky. Best friend was a Blues fan from Missouri. After years of playing hockey video games, ESPN finally got the rights to show the games in 1992-93. My friend and I watched several games (he "introduced" me to the key players), including the amazing Leafs-Blues playoff series that year. Moved to Illinois that summer, and became a die-hard Blues fan the minute I realized that I could watch ALL of the games via a local broadcaster. Favorite current Blues player: David Backes Favorite all-time Blues player: Pavol Demitra (RIP ) Favorite active non-Blues player: Pernell Karl Subban Favorite all-time non-Blues player: Sure, he played for the Hawks, and he's a bit of a schmuck in the broadcasting world, but I'd have to say Jeremy Roenick Your Definitive Blues Moment: 1999 1st Round Game 7 against Phoenix. The game was on ESPN2, which we didn't get in my dorm, so I was actually unable to watch the game itself. I had to resort to checking the Headline News "sports ticker" every 20 minutes for a score update. 0-0 End 1st. 0-0 End 2nd. 0-0 End 3rd. Then, finally, STL 1 - PHX 0 OT. I ran down the halls, screaming "WE WON!" before quickly realizing that no one else on the floor cared at all. Seeing the highlight of Turgeon's celebration gave me chills instantly. First Blues Game Attended: February 1994 against the Washington Capitals at the Arena. My friend suggested we stand near the glass during the warmups so we could see the players skate out onto the ice. I could not believe how HUGE Al Iafrate was. College Attended/Attending: Kaskaskia College (A.S.), Northern Illinois Univ., Southern Illinois Univ. Carbondale (B.A. in Cinema Production). Music You Listen To: Lots and lots. Favorite Band(s): Oh so many. Favorite Movie(s): Plenty of those too. Favorite Food: Greek food, hands down. Favorite TV Show: The Venture Bros., Community, New Girl, Bunheads (shut up - it's awesome). Hobbies: I live 4 miles from the Pacific Ocean, so anything involving trips there.
Hi guys, I'm a longtime Canes fan who moved to the Midwest a few years ago and adopted the Blues as my second team. Lately they are far more deserving of my attention. Don't know if they will ever become my "first" team but I'm enjoying these guys a lot and will probably post here more often if that is OK with you all.
Birthplace: Lafayette, LA
Hometown: Evansville, IN
Mode of Transportation: 2009 Nissan Versa
Job: career journalist (sportswriter, news reporter and graphic artist) of 15 years, unemployed at the moment
How and when you became a Blues fan: Moved to Indiana a few years ago, Blues are always on TV along with the Blackhawks, Blue Jackets and Predators but the Blues are the one that stuck.
Favorite Blues Player: current? Backes, Oshie All-Time? Handzus
Favorite NON Blues Player: active? Justin Faulk Retired? Ron Francis
Your Definitive Blues Moment: Went to see Blues vs. Canes in 2011. World Series was going on at the time. Town was amazing, and unforgettable experience.
First Blues Game Attended: see above
College Attended/Attending: Double majored in English and history, Louisiana State University 01. Graduate degrees from Wake Forest 03.
Music You Listen To: Death metal, jazz, polka, classic rock, crunk rap, bluegrass, pretty much anything except top 40 pop and modern country
Favorite Band(s): Between the Buried and Me, Protest the Hero, Opeth, Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd, The Who, Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong, The Doors, Grateful Dead, Wu-Tang, so many more
Favorite Movie(s): Big Lebowski, Fight Club, Zoolander, lots of avant-garde Kubrick/Ridley Scott/David Lynch kind of stuff. I also like b movies, the cheesier the better.
Favorite Food: Thai. and pizza, everybody likes pizza
Favorite TV Show: at the moment, Amazing Race. all time, it's a tie between Battlestar Galactica and Deep Space Nine.
Birthplace: Augusta, GA
Hometown: St.Peters, MP
Mode of Transportation: 2000 Saturn LS2
Job: Emergency Department Technician
How and when you became a Blues fan: I've like the blues for quite some time and hockey in general, but never really followed them thoroughly till about 5 years ago.
Favorite Current Blues Player: Tarasenko
Favorite All-Time Blues Player: Pavil Demitra
Favorite Active NON Blues Player: Not sure
Favorite All-Time NON Blues Player: Gretzsky, Hextall
Your Definitive Blues Moment: Being at the game where David Backes scored 4 goals against the Red Wings. That was such an awesome night.
First Blues Game Attended: Probably like 10 years ago with my mom and step dad. There was a full 5 on 5 fight that night.
College Attended/Attending: Saint Charles Community College, Respond Right EMS Academy
Music You Listen To: Just about anything save opera and classical
Favorite Band(s): Sum 41, Bullet For My Valentine, Sick Puppies, Black Tide
Favorite Movie(s): Step Brothers, A Knights Tale, Mighty Ducks D2
Favorite Food: Crab Legs, Apple Pie
Favorite TV Show: How I Met Your Mother, Big Bang Theory, Criminal Minds, Law and Order SVU
Hobbies: Video Games, Fishing, Hunting.
Birthplace: Prague, CZE
Hometown: Beroun, CZE
Mode of Transportation: company cars
Job: Airfreight manager at freight forwarding company
How and when you became a Blues fan: Well, remember that ´90s hockey trading cards? Yeah, that was big here in early 90s, so I jumped on to the bandwagon and had to choose the team I will collect. At the time everyone was either Pens (Jagr) or Buffalo (Hasek) fans and since I just had to differ I chose Blues for they had prettiest logo of them all And I was stuck ever since. Of course since internet was still new thing I haven´t actually seen Blues play until early ´00, but followed NHL news and stats.
Favorite Current Blues Player: Sobie / Jaskin
Favorite All-Time Blues Player: Brett Hull / Wayne Gretzky
Favorite Active NON Blues Player: Tomas Plekanec
Favorite All-Time NON Blues Player: Mario Lemieux
Your Definitive Blues Moment: TBD
First Blues Game Attended: None yet
Music You Listen To: Just about anything
Favorite Band(s): Pink Floyd, The Animals, Janis Joplin, all the classic rock
Favorite Movie(s): Godfather I, II, Goodfellas, Fight Club
Favorite TV Show: The Wire, Game of Thrones, Walking Dead
Hobbies: Video Games, Hunting, Reading, Driving
Been coming to HF for a little while (Since I found out just how crazy the asylum actually is), don't post much but I figured to add on of these that I didn't know existed until just now!
Birthplace: STL, Oakville
Current Location: Los Angeles, CA
Mode of Transportation: 2011 Civic, Trek Bicycle
Job: Currently an Intern at a film and TV production company.
How and when you became a Blues fan: Birth
Favorite current Blues player: Shatty Dueces
Favorite all-time Blues player: Al Macinnis
Favorite active non-Blues player: John Tavares
Favorite all-time non-Blues player: Sakic
Your Definitive Blues Moment: Playoffs last year, I was at the Blues/Sharks game they opened the Roman Polak door. It. Was. Awesome.
Music You Listen To: Alot. Not a fan of much new music these days. I can play almost any instrument you put in front of me.
Favorite Band(s): RX Bandits, Beatles, Incubus. I've got alot of range.
Favorite Movie(s): Geesh this is getting personal. Fight Club, Truman Show, Forrest Gump, Se7en, American History X. Many, many more.
Favorite Food: Anything that is terrible for your body. Lots of Beer
Favorite Beer (I added this one because it is important): IPA's are my favorite style, but currently I am on a Deschutes Mirror Pond Pale Ale kick.
Favorite TV Show: Friends, SOA, Arrested Development, Breaking Bad, Legends of the Hidden Temple
Hobbies: Playing music, seeing live music/comedy, drinking, Blues obviously, playing pick-up games when I can.
Just need to say this, fellow Blues fanatics. Don't give out any info on these threads that people can use to hack your email, etc. If you use any of this in your passwords or secret answers, change it in this thread. Hackers love threads like this. And keep your answers vague. Really good hackers can steal your identity with things like your town of birth, exact age, etc.
Just sayin', sorry if I'm the bummer of this thread.
Birthplace: East St. Louis, IL
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Mode of Transportation: 1990s Green SUV with 5 wheels
Job: IT dude, aspiring novelist
How and when you became a Blues fan: I was 10 and saw a game on TV, and was amazed at how fast it was... it was, like soccer, only faster - and tougher. PO'd my dad by how much I was yelling - instant fan.
Favorite Blues Player: current-Svobotka All-Time-Hull
Favorite NON Blues Player: active-M St.Louis Retired-Demitra
Your Definitive Blues Moment: Seeing Belfour break his stick on the goal after we eliminated the Hawks from the playoffs.
First Blues Game Attended: 1987 vs Detroit
College Attended/Attending: lots of 'em, even graduated a few times, too!
Music You Listen To: Everything
Favorite Band(s): Tool
Favorite Movie(s): Anything with Kate Beckinsale
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite TV Show: MythBusters
Hobbies: PO-ing other posters on hockey sites who take everything I write (and themselves) too seriously. As Maynard once sang, "I can say what I want to, even if I'm not serious; I can say what I want to, even if... I'm just KIDDINGGGG!!!"