Catching Up With ... Jonas Hiller
Friday, 09.6.2013 / 10:06 AM PT / News
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:
Your favorite NHL player(s) growing up
Patrick Roy, David Aebischer
Favorite hockey moment of your career
Olympics Vancouver 2010, Swiss champion and Spengler Cup 2005 and 2007
Do you have any pregame superstitions or routines?
I do the same warm up before every game and get dressed the same way every time
Your favorite TV shows
Top Gear, Dexter, Homeland, Friends
Your favorite movies
Shawshank Redemption, Gladiator, Fast and the Furious,
Your favorite bands
Metallica, Rammstein, Die Toten Hosen, Bligg
A band or artist on your iPod you're ashamed of
Your celebrity crush
Your favorite food
Strangest thing you've been asked to autograph
The best perk of being a pro athlete
Earning money with your hobbie and you get to travel a lot (sometimes too much ;-))
Where did you spend most of your summer?
In Bern, Switzerland
What else did you do this summer?
Honeymoon to Maldives, kite-surf trip to Lake Como, Italy, vacation in Cabo
Any movies you saw this summer you liked?
There wasn't much out there, I thought. The only good one I saw was "Mud."
Any music you've gotten into to or concerts you attended this summer?
Got invited to the new album release of Krokus. Missed the Gurten Festival and one of my favorite bands "Die Toten Hosen" because of a sore back :-(