Toledo's Aaron Bogosian (9) pulls the puck away from Reading's Nikita Kashirsky earlier this month.
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Jersey Number: 9
Ht./Wt: 6-0, 190
Hometown: Massena, N.Y.
Favorite way to spend time away from the rink: I hunt and fish. My dog, Gunner, is a golden retriever. He’s off training to become a hunting dog for water fowl.
Hockey players you admired growing up: Cam Neely and Darcy Tucker
Favorite sport other than hockey: Lacrosse
Favorite type of music: Country. I’ve been listening to Eric Church a lot lately.
Favorite meal: Steak
Have you ever eaten walleye? We fish for it back home.
Favorite beverage: Sobe fruit punch
Best fast food: Chipotle
Favorite movie: Forrest Gump
Favorite TV show: Breaking Bad
Favorite video game: The only game I am somewhat good at is Tiger Woods.
Favorite Web site: Netflix
Do you have a Twitter account? @aabogo32
Person you most admire: Father and grandfather (both named Ike)
If you could meet any person who would it be? Bubba Watson
Favorite place you’ve been to? Jamaica
Top sports moment: Winning a national championship with the Junior Bruins.
What’s your hockey superstition? I have a routine, but I’m not superstitious.
Have you lost any teeth while playing? No. But I’ve chipped some.
What would you be doing if you weren’t playing hockey? I’d be in the Army or Navy. Or I’d be pursuing professional lacrosse.
Something nobody knows about you: I’m pretty good at lacrosse. I had a lot of success in high school.