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Birthplace: Schenectady, New York
Year(s) as a Power Player: 3rd year
Why did you want to become a Power Player? Let’s be honest, I'm getting paid to watch hockey and be part of the game atmosphere. Who wouldn't want this job?
What are you most looking forward to this season? This will be a very special season for many reasons: Teemu's last season, Olympics, outdoor series game vs. Kings, our 20th anniversary ... and I feel very honored to be part of all of it!
Favorite part about hockey: The puck-handling skills the players have. They make it look so easy, and I know firsthand from playing hockey that it is not easy at all!
Favorite Ducks moment: Any time there is a Ducks hat trick, it is such an amazing feeling to watch all of the hats be thrown onto the ice.
If you played hockey, what position would you want to play? I currently play forward, but I have dressed out at goalie before. It is a lot harder than it looks, and how do you not have the natural reaction to flinch/close your eyes every time the puck goes towards your face. Much respect to goalies!
What do you in your free time? Play hockey, go to the gym, paint/draw, and go to the movies.
What's something unique about you that most people don't know? I know how to drive a Zamboni! I used to work at an ice rink for four years and was one of the only females to learn to do ice cuts, so hopefully I can resurface the ice at Honda Center for a game one day!
Describe your personal style: I'm always wearing yoga pants or sweats. I go to the gym everyday, so it is just convenient for me to already be dressed in my workout clothes, plus it is comfortable!
What do you do to stay fit? I used to be huge on cycle classes, but now I literally just lift weights and I've seen better results. Hockey is my cardio.
What are some of the most played songs on your iPod? Cruise by Florida Georgia Line, Hanging On by Ellie Goulding, Ignorance by Paramore
What are three things that you cannot live without? My phone, Chapstick and hockey!
Guilty pleasure: Eating spoonfuls of Nutella and peanut butter
Go-to karaoke song: Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
Favorite place in Orange County: El Ranchito in Newport because it has $5 all you can eat Taco Tuesday
Favorite season: Winter. I love the cold weather because it's great for cuddling and hot cocoa!
Favorite holiday: Thanksgiving. Gotta love stuffing your face with delicious food, then going into food coma.
Favorite movie of all time: Wayne’s World. It's a classic.