Sept. 24, 2012
MADISON, Wis. -- With the first game of the Wisconsin men's hockey season less than 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.
Breaking the Ice with...
• Spencer Bell
• Nic Kerdiles
Next up in the series is goalie Adam Miller.
Miller finished last season playing for the EJHL's Jersey Hitmen, where he tallied a 16-4 record after recording a 2.58 goals-against average and .915 save percentage. The team went on to appear in the league championship. Before joining the Hitmen, the Long Grove, Ill., native began the 2011-12 season in the USHL with the Chicago Steel, where he appeared in four games, and also posted a shutout while playing one game in the preseason for the Tri-City Storm. Miller was a member of the Chicago Steel during the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons, but battled injuries and appeared in two games. Miller also suited up for the Janesville Jets of the NAHL for 2009-10, compiling a 2-1-2 record while boasting a 1.73 goals-against average and a .937 save percentage
Favorite NHL player: Jonathan Quick
Sports team: Chicago Blackhawks
School subject: Math
Movie: The Hangover
Breakfast cereal: Cocoa Puffs
Hockey memory: Winning my first State championship was a good one. I played with a fever of 101 degrees and got a shutout.
First pro sports event: Chicago Blackhawks game
TV show you never miss: Suits
How many songs are in your iPod: 1,036
At what age did you start playing hockey: 6
Fantasy job: Orthopedic surgeon
Before each game I: Juggle
Most famous person you've met (where and when): President Obama. I was out to dinner with my dad and he was across the room. This was during his first Presidential race.
Dream car: Chevy Camaro
If you could play another UW sport, it would be: Golf
Autobiography title: The Road Less Traveled
Greatest invention of the last 100 years: Tivo
Greatest inspiration: My four surgeries
For me, playing college hockey is: The fulfillment of a lifelong dream
In 10 years, what do you hope to be doing: Orthopedic surgery
Why did you come to Wisconsin: One of the best schools in the country for athletics and academics
If you were to give yourself a creative title for your personal business card, what would it say: CMIC: Chief Man in Charge
If you could have one super power, what would it be: The ability to read minds
Worst household chore: Cleaning the bathrooms
Who would you entrust your spare house/apartment key to: My sister
Favorite thing about your country: Freedom
Favorite event in the Summer Olympics: Beach volleyball
One wish, what would it be: Retire early and live the dream