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Storm profile: Ken Magowan

• Position: Left wing

• No.: 17

• Ht./Wt.: 6-2, 205

• Age: 24 (born July 22, 1981)

• Hometown: Kelowna, B.C.

• 2005 stats: Ranks second on the team with 18 points. Has scored nine goals and dished out nine assists for the Storm. Has 26 penalty minutes in 13 games. Has one game-winning goal and six power play markers. Has a plus-minus rating of plus-2. Has scored on 19.6 percent of his 46 shots on goal. Did not record a point in four games while playing for the AHL s Philadelphia Phantoms.

• Career: Selected by New Jersey Devils in round No. 7 as the 198th pick overall in 2000 NHL entry draft. Played four seasons at Boston University (2000-04) where he scored 31 goals and had 35 assists for 66 points in 135 games for the Terriers. Had a career-best 24 points (11 goals, 13 assists) in 38 contests at Boston in 2002-03. Was an ECHL all-star for Augusta last year, scoring 49 points with 21 goals and 28 assists in 69 games along with 107 penalty minutes. Appeared in four games in the AHL for the Albany River Rats last season, scoring four points in four games.




• Favorite sport other than hockey: I like to watch soccer and football. I played soccer growing up. I was a center striker. Both of my parents are from soccer countries. My mom [Sylvia] is from Peru and my father [David] is from Scotland. They met in Peru and moved around a lot before settling [in Kelwona]. I lived in the same house all my life.

• Favorite way to spend time away from the rink: I just like to hang out with the guys. We like to listen to Scooter [Smith] play his guitar. I like to sleep. It s just nice to relax. We ll go out to eat sometimes. But we like to cook ourselves because it saves some money.

• Hockey player(s) you admired growing up: Cliff Ronning and Trevor Linden. They played for Vancouver and they were my favorite team growing up.

• Favorite football team: The Patriots. I went to school at Boston University, so it was just a matter of following the Sox and the Patriots.

• Favorite type of music: I like a little bit of everything. I like rock, alternative and country. I like [rock group] Our Lady Peace.

• Favorite food: Peruvian food. There are a lot of spices. It s mostly chicken, fish and rice. It s the way it s prepared. My mom made it for us growing up. I only eat it at home.

• Favorite movie: Braveheart.

• Favorite TV show: Seinfeld. That will always be my favorite. I like Prison Break, too.

• Do you have any superstitions? None. But my routine before games is that I like to skip rope and stretch as much as I can.

• Favorite sports memory: Winning the national championship in Junior A. It was in 1999 when I was 17. I played for the Vernon Vipers. That was the biggest game of my life.

• Hobby: I like to read. I like true story books, non-fiction. My favorite book is In Harm s Way. It s about the battleship USS Indianapolis that was sunk in World War II and the guys had to survive five days in the ocean.

• Nickname: Mags or Magow.

• Person you most admire: My father, David.

• If you were commissioner of hockey for a day, what would you do? Let the fans come free for a day in every city.

• If you could meet an athlete, dead or alive, who would it be? Wayne Gretzky.

• Something nobody knows about you: I speak Spanish fluently. My mother spoke it to us growing up.

Mark Monroe

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