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Getting to Know...Trent Hunter

Thursday, 06.22.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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Getting to Know...Trent Hunter
 

FAMILY VALUES
Trent Hunter was born on July 5, 1980 in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada to parents Cathy and Stan. He grew up in Red Deer with younger brothers Tyler and Todd. His family had two dogs and a goldfish during his childhood. Trent and his wife Teri first met in Red Deer and currently reside there in the off-season.


TRENT'S FAVORITE THINGS

Food: Steak
Movie: Wedding Crashers
TV Show: 24
Color: Blue
Restaurant: Vincent's
Vacation Spot: Mexico
Book: Runaway Jury
Magazine: Sports Illustrated
Car: BMW
Video Game: MLB 2005
Board Game: Monopoly
Brand of Hockey Stick:  Easton
Brand of Skates: Bauer


POP CULTURE CHALLENGE

NHL team growing up? Edmonton Oilers
Hockey player growing up? Steve Yzerman
Stadium food? Hot dog
Sport (other than hockey)? Golf
Ever purchased an SI Swimsuit magazine? No.
How old were you on your first date? About 15
Favorite/Most Embarrassing TV show? Saved By The Bell
Instant messages other NHL players? Nope
Favorite Ice Girl? I Don't have one
Watches the OC? No
TiVo anything? Not really
Thinks DiPietro should stay in the crease? I don't think so
Pretended to be Bobby Ny or Trotts? No
Watches Arena Football? Yes, I have
Aaron Garcia or John Elway? Elway
Hogan or Rick Flair? Hogan
Who has the best nickname on the team? I'll take a pass on that one
Lifehouse, Ashley Simpson or Billy Joel? Lifehouse
TPC Sawgrass or Bethpage Black? Bethpage
Seen Bates' PS vs. Toronto? Yes, I have
Want to be like Garth Snow? Always
Family Guy or Entourage? Family Guy
Thinks Brad and Angelina will last? Nope
Winter sport:  Curling, Luge or Alpine Skiing? Curling
Do you think the Mustaches can make a comeback? Possibly
Have you or will you read the Islanders yearbook? I will
Heard about the "Milbury" incident? In Boston with the shoe? Yeah
Mets or Yankees? Yanks
Jets or Giants? Jets
Like the color orange? Sure
TSN.ca or ESPN.com? TSN.ca
Which Islander to box against? Bates
Like the shootouts? I do
Thinks the Coliseum is perfect as is? Nope
Got a speeding ticket? Yes
Watch reruns of Full House? Never
Do you like Ricky's goalie pads:  Brown, Orange or White? White
Watch Desperate Housewives? No
What do you like best about the Nassau Coliseum? The crowd
Figure Skaters:  Sasha Cohen, Emily Hughes or Tanith Belbin (Ice Dancing)? Sasha
Winter or Summer Olympics? Winter
Nicest arena outside of the Long Island? Columbus


ONE-ON-ONE:

NYI: Lets go back a few years? You certainly made a memorable Islanders debut in the 2002 playoffs. Were you nervous?
TH: Very nervous, but excited at the same time. It's something I'll never forget.

NYI: You played pretty well and made a lot of fans.
TH: I didn't expect anything like that.

NYI: What was your mind set going in?
TH: Just to play hard and execute. I just wanted to contribute.

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NYI: Before the lockout, you had an impressive rookie season.
TH: I just tried to work hard for the whole season and be consistent as possible.

NYI: Did you expect to be named a Calder Trophy finalist?
TH: Not at all, but I was very excited and honored.

NYI: Is that something you aimed for?
TH: I never expected it at the start of the season. I just wanted to make the team. It was really nice to go to Award's Banquet and experience that.

 

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HOME
AWAY
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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 48 30 14 4 156 127 64
2 NYI 46 31 14 1 151 129 63
3 DET 47 27 11 9 139 119 63
4 MTL 45 29 13 3 123 106 61
5 PIT 46 26 12 8 138 117 60
6 NYR 44 27 13 4 134 106 58
7 WSH 46 24 13 9 137 120 57
8 BOS 48 25 16 7 126 121 57
9 FLA 44 20 14 10 107 122 50
10 OTT 46 19 18 9 126 128 47
11 TOR 48 22 23 3 142 150 47
12 PHI 48 19 22 7 130 146 45
13 CBJ 45 20 22 3 113 142 43
14 NJD 47 17 22 8 107 134 42
15 CAR 46 16 25 5 98 120 37
16 BUF 47 14 30 3 89 167 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 46 21 24 -2 45
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 46 8 25 16 33
B. Nelson 46 15 15 6 30
F. Nielsen 46 9 16 4 25
J. Boychuk 36 4 18 15 22
J. Bailey 34 8 13 8 21
N. Leddy 46 7 14 15 21
N. Kulemin 46 11 9 1 20
A. Lee 40 13 5 7 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 25 9 0 .910 2.41
C. Johnson 6 5 0 .870 3.38

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