On the Hook with Toledo Walleye center Byron Froese


Position: Center

Jersey Number: 24

Ht./Wt.: 6-1, 192

Hometown: Winkler, Manitoba

Age: 21

Favorite way to spend time away from the rink: I’m a big fan of playing cards and I enjoy reading.

Hockey player you admired growing up: Mark Recchi

Favorite sport other than hockey: Golf

Favorite type of music: Country

Favorite food: Steak

Favorite beverage: Arnold Palmer

Best fast food: Chipotle

Have you ever eaten walleye? Yes. I love pickerel.

Favorite Movie: The Lincoln Lawyer

Favorite TV show: Suits

Person you most admire: More people than I can name.

Favorite early hockey memory? Playing roller hockey with my older brothers in the basement. We completed waxed the floor one time so it would be a slippery surface.

Favorite place you've been to? Anywhere hot

Top sports moment: Signing with Chicago.

What's your hockey superstition? None

Do you have a Twitter account? Yes. I just got into it. (@ByFroese)

What would you be doing if you weren't playing hockey? Pro golfer.

If you were commissioner of hockey for a day what would you do? Settle the lockout.

What song would you like to have played when you score a goal? Anything Country

What is your pet peeve? None.

Something nobody knows about you: I can solve a Rubik's Cube in a minute and a half.