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Published: 3/6/2013

On the Hook with Toledo Walleye forward Trevor Parkes

BY MARK MONROE
BLADE SPORTS WRITER

Position: Forward

Jersey Number: 8

Ht./Wt: 6-0, 202

Hometown: Fort Erie, Ontario

Age: 21

Favorite way to spend time away from the rink: In the offseason, I golf a lot. During the season, I hang out with the guys playing Xbox.

Hockey player you admired growing up: I was a big, big Paul Kariya fan.

Favorite sport other than hockey: I’m a big football fan. I love the Buffalo Bills. I’m parked on the couch all day on Sundays, watching the NFL.

Favorite type of music: Country

Favorite meal: Steak

Have you ever eaten walleye? Yes. I’m a fish guy.

Favorite beverage: Coffee

Best fast food: A&W

Favorite movie: Happy Gilmore

Favorite TV Show: Sons of Anarchy

Favorite video game: NHL

Favorite Web site: YouTube

Do you have a Twitter account? @tparkes19

Person you most admire: Parents, Tim and Marina

If you could meet any person who would it be? Donald Trump

Favorite place you’ve been to? Bora Bora

Top sports moment: Signing with the Red Wings

Nickname: Parksy

What would you be doing if you weren’t playing hockey? I’d be in sports management.

What’s your hockey superstition? I have a lot of them. I always have coffee before games.



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