Breaking the Ice with Spencer Bell


ON WISCONSIN <b>A native of Maple Grove, Minn., Spencer Bell played prep hockey and lacrosse, enjoys Pineapple and dreams of a Camaro.</b>
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A native of Maple Grove, Minn., Spencer Bell played prep hockey and lacrosse, enjoys Pineapple and dreams of a Camaro.
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Sept. 18, 2012

MADISON, Wis. -- With the first game of the Wisconsin men's hockey season a little more than two weeks away, UWBadgers.com takes a look at the newest members of the Badgers, by getting a feel for their likes, dislikes and personalities.

The series begins with forward Spencer Bell.

A native of Maple Grove, Minn., Bell played prep hockey for Maple Grove Senior High. While playing for the Crimson during the 2011-12 season, Bell tallied 19 goals, 26 assists and 45 points in 30 games, contributing to his team reaching the 2012 Minnesota Class AA State tournament. Bell recorded one assist in the Crimson’s 5-2 loss to Hill-Murray School in the quarterfinals. Bell also played lacrosse while in high school, collecting 14 goals, 12 assists and 26 points in 2011-12.

Favorites:

NHL player: Mikko Koivu

Sports team: Minnesota Wild

School subject: Biology/Physics

Food: Pineapple

Movie: Anchor Man

Superhero: Batman

Video game: Call of Duty 4

Musician: Eric Church

Book: Act of Valor

Breakfast cereal: Honey Bunches of Oats with Strawberries

Hockey memory: 2012 Minnesota state tournament

Vacation spot: Mexico

Questions:

Last book read: Hamlet

TV show you never miss: NCIS

How many songs are in your iPod: 155

At what age did you start playing hockey: 4

First job: Sprinkler installer/maintenance

Fantasy job: Rescue officer in the U.S. Air Force

Biggest fear: Insignificance

What’s your cell phone ring: Standard iPhone ring

Most famous person you’ve met (where and when): Adrian Peterson at Mont Carlo in Minneapolis

Dream car: 2011 Black Camaro SS

Hobbies/Interests: Video games, fishing, hunting, golf

If you could play another UW sport, it would be: Football

If you could have dinner with any people in history: Abraham Lincoln and my boy Ben Franklin

Greatest invention of the last 100 years: Easy Mac

Coolest Halloween costume: The red Power Ranger

For me, playing college hockey is: A dream, an opportunity and a challenge

In 10 years, what do you hope to be doing: Starting a family

Why did you come to Wisconsin: Great academics, sense of community, I love the Midwest

If you were to give yourself a creative title for your personal business card, what would it say: Applesauce extraordinaire

President of any company, which one: Microsoft

Worst household chore: Pooper scooper duty

Who would you entrust your spare house/apartment key to: My welcome mat

Favorite thing about your country: Desire to improve the lives of others

What are you a self-proclaimed expert at: Monopoly

One wish, what would it be: More wishes

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