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Breaking the ice with John Ramage



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 continue this week with John Ramage (full bio). A native of St. Louis, just like Badger teammates Michael Davies and Sean Dolan, Ramage comes to the Badgers from the U.S. National Team Devlopment Program in Ann Arbor, Mich. Like many of todays Badgers, Ramage his rich athletic bloodlines as his father Rob played 15 years in the NHL after going No. 1 overall in the 1979 draft, while his sister Jaclyn played collegiate soccer for Murray State.

Favorite Athlete: Tiger Woods

Favorite NHL Player: Chris Pronger

Favorite Sports Team: St. Louis Blues

Favorite School Subject: History

Favorite Food: Steak

Favorite Video Game: NHL `09

Favorite Musician: Foo Fighters

Favorite Book: The Last Lecture

Favorite Breakfast Cereal: Waffle Crisp

Last Book Read: Angels and Demons

Favorite Hockey Memory: Winning the World Under-18 gold medal

TV Show You Never Miss: Entourage

How Many Songs in Your iPod/MP3 player: 1000

First Pro Sports Event You Attended: Hockey game

Age Started Playing Hockey: 5

First Job: Caddie

Biggest Fear: Snakes

Before Each Game, I: Relax or Nap

Favorite Vacation Spot: Breckenridge, Colorado

Childhood Hero: Patrick Roy

Cell Phone Ring: Vibrate

Most Famous Person Youve Ever Met: Wayne Gretzky after a hockey game

Magazine Subscription: The Hockey News

Dream Car: BMW M3

Hobbies/Interests: Golf, TV, Baseball

If I could play any other UW Sport, It would Be: Golf

If you could have dinner with any two living people, who and why

1. Tiger Woods: to see what makes him different

2. Bill Gates: to meet one of the richest people in the world

If you could have dinner with any people in history, who and why

The Founding Fathers, to see how they established our government

For Me, Playing College Hockey Is: an honor

In 10 years, what do you hope to be doing Playing hockey

Why did you come to Wisconsin Great school; great hockey

What would be your pro wrestling name Rammer the Hammer

Worst movie youve ever seen Sandlot 3

If you could have one super power, what would it be Super Strength

Worst Household Chore Dishes

If you could give your life savings to a charity, which one would you choose Kids with cancer

Who would you entrust your spare house/apartment key to Parents

One wish, what would it be Achieve all my goals

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