Catching Up With ... Emerson Etem

Tuesday, 09.24.2013 / 2:49 PM

As we get closer to the start of the 2013-14 season, we've exchanged emails with assorted Ducks, asking about their summers and other personal info. Our latest subject:

Emerson Etem

Family

I love my mom Patricia, dad Richard, brother Martin and sister Elise.

Your favorite NHL player growing up

Pavel Bure

Favorite hockey moment of your career

Too many to name but getting drafted to the Ducks and my first NHL game are top two.

Do you have any pregame superstitions or routines?

All my equipment is put on from left to right. A little Hazelnut coffee is a must.

Your favorite TV show

Workaholics

Your favorite movies

American History X, Alpha Dog, The Break Up, The Wedding Singer

Your favorite bands

Sublime, Pepper, Slightly Stoopid, Rebelution, Iration

A band or artist on your iPod you're ashamed of

If I have a country band I'd be pretty surprised.

Your celebrity crush

Charlize Theron

Your favorite food

Mexican

Strangest thing you've been asked to autograph

Kids forehead?

The best perk of being a pro athlete

Seeing smiles on the kids’ faces and giving back to the community.

Where did you spend most of your summer?

I didn't have to go too far, so Long Beach and Venice Beach is where I spent most of my summer.

What else did you do this summer?

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Also, played a lot of guitar, did a lot of art and of course surfed.

Any movies you saw this summer you liked?

42 was pretty money.

Any music you've gotten into to or concerts you attended this summer?

Wiz/ASAP concert, Jay Z/Justin and Damian and the Marley bros so can’t complain.

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