Getting to know... Brendan Witt

Monday, 12.4.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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Getting to know... Brendan Witt

Family Values:

Brendan Witt was born on February 20, 1975 in Humboldt, Saskatchewan. He lived there until age 15 before traveling to Saskatoon to play AAA Midget. Now in his 11th NHL season, Witt has moved to Long Island with his wife of eight years, Salima and their two daughters Aliana (7) and Safyia (4).


Pop Culture Challenge:

Nicknames: Witter
Will the NHL mullet return: Yes
Mets or Yankees? Mets (would like to see a Subway Series)
Jets or Giants? Jets
Alternate Profession: Surfing
Britney Spears or Christina Aguilera? Neither
Coke or Pepsi? Coke
Sirius or XM Radio? Sirius
Who would play you in a movie? Vince Vaughn
If you could have dinner with two people who would they be? Kelly Slater and Mike Sillinger
Brand of Hockey Sticks: Warrior
Brand of Skates: Easton
Like the color orange? Yes
What superpower would you like to have? Invisibility


Brendan's Favorite Things:
TV Show: South Park and Dave Chappelle
Color: Blue
Non-North American city: Paris
NHL team growing up: Edmonton Oilers
Sport (other than hockey)? Surfing
Book: Pipes Dreams
Magazine: Surfer or Trans-World Surf
Arena outside Long Island: General Motors Place in Vancouver
Board Game: Monopoly
Food: Thai
Movie: Syriana
Automobile: Ducati SR2 800 (motorcycle)
Former Islander: Billy Smith
Part about Yarmouth, Nova Scotia: The people
Place to surf: Hawaii and Costa Rica
Candy: Sour Patch Kids and Twizzlers
James Bond: Sean Connery
Actress: Charlize Theron
Comic Character: Cartmen from South Park
Music: Grunge
Bands: Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Jack Johnson, Bob Dylan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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