Jersey Number: 19
Ht./Wt.: 6-2, 207
Hometown: Linwood, Ontario
Favorite way to spend time away from the rink: I'm an outdoors guy. I like fishing and camping. During the season, I like hanging with the guys, going to the mall, playing video games, making dinner.
Hockey player you admired growing up: Rick Nash. He has a big body. He's physical and powerful and also brings offensive skill. He's also a leader.
Favorite sport other than hockey: I used to be a pitcher in baseball.
Favorite type of music: I like everything. Mostly I listen to Country.
Favorite meal: Steak and asparagus
Have you ever eaten walleye? Yes. I love it. We fish all the time in the summer.
Favorite beverage: Water.
Best fast food: I haven't had it for five years.
Favorite movie: Youngblood
Favorite TV shows: Breaking Bad and Sons of Anarchy
Favorite video game: NHL and Call of Duty
Favorite Web site: None
Do you have a twitter account? @tyvb16
People you most admire: Parents (Brad and Shelly) and grandparents (Vince and Joan)
If you could meet an person, dead or alive, who would it be? actor Tom Hardy
Favorite place you've been to? Northern Ontario
Top sports moment: scoring a goal in Frozen Four against Wisconsin
What's your hockey superstition? I used to have them in college. I can't now because there are too many games.
Have you lost any teeth while playing? None
What would you be doing if you weren't playing hockey? I haven't thought that far ahead.
Something nobody knows about you: I went to school with 700 Amish kids. It was quite an experience. I went to college at the biggest hearing-impaired college in the country.