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Breaking the ice with Keegan Meuer



Each week leading up to the start of the mens hockey season, we will take a closer look at Wisconsins newcomers with random questions to delve into some of their likes and dislikes and what makes them tick.

We start with Madison, Wis., native athid=65238&deptid=119"> --> Keegan Meuer (full bio) . A former Madison Memorial High School teammate of junior Patrick Johnson, Meuer boasts five relatives who have played for a Wisconsin athletic team, including his father, Kelly, who played mens soccer, sisters Molly and Katy, who played womens soccer, and uncles Rob and Jeff, both NCAA champions with the mens hockey team.

Favorite Athlete: Tiger Woods

Favorite NHL player: Jerome Iginla

Favorite Sports Team: Green Bay Packers

Favorite school subject: Math

Favorite food: Steak, mashed potatos

Favorite movie: Cant narrow it down to one

Favorite superhero: Batman

Favorite video game: "Call of Duty"

Favorite musician: Tim McGraw

Favorite book: "Mind Gym: An Athletes Guide to Inner Excellence"

Favorite breakfast cereal: Reeses Puffs

Last book read: "The Tipping Point"

Favorite hockey memory: The car rides with teammates

TV show you never miss: "Entourage"

How many songs in your ipod/mp3 player: 1,542

First pro sports event you attended: Milwaukee Brewers game at County Stadium

Age started playing hockey: Three

First job: Bus boy at State Street Brats

Fantasy job: Owner/GM of a pro sports team

Biggest fear: Failure, letting people down

Before each game I: Set my goals, perfect each stick, relax

Favorite vacation spot: Colorado

Childhood hero: My uncle Rob and my dad

Whats your cell phone ring: A barking dog

Most famous person youve met: Mark Johnson (my neighbor)

If I could play another UW sport, it would be: Golf

Hidden talent nobody knows about: I can fit a quarter in my nose

If you could have dinner with any people in history, who would they be Dick Winters from Band of Brothers
and Muhammad Ali

Autobiography title: "Do the Next Right Thing"

Coolest Halloween costume: Foosball players

For me, playing college hockey is: Livin the dream

Greatest inspiration: My dad

Reality show you could win: "Fear Factor" because I dont know when to quit

Why did you come to Wisconsin: I was born a Badger

If you were to give yourself a creative title for your personal business card, what would it say Mr. Personality

Worst movie youve ever seen: "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story"

If you could have one super power, what would it be A rewind button

Worst household chore Weeding the rock wall

Best place to be stuck waiting On a chairlift with Sloan from "Entourage"

Who would you entrust your spare house/apartment key to Leslie Johnson (Patrick Johnsons mom)

Favorite thing about your country Anyone can do and become anything they want to be

One wish, what would it be To have achieved every goal I set

In 10 years, what do you hope to be doing Something I love

Greatest invention of the last 100 years: Microchip

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