Editor's note: After four years in the Capitals' organization, Keith Aucoin signed a one-year deal with the Maple Leafs on July 21.
What’s the worst aspect of traveling during the
“Late nights and being away from your family.”
Aside from training, what keeps you busy during the summer?
“After I workout, I hang out with my son, Brayden, and dog, Jersey. And maybe some softball with buddies or maybe a round of golf.”
If hockey ceased to exist, what line of work would you get into?
“Probably Wall Street. Not sure if I’m smart enough, however.”
What kind of car do you drive?
Do you have any superstitions?
“Two-hour nap before every game.”
Which teammate has the worst fashion sense?
“Jay Beagle. He only has one suit, or they all look alike.”
Which teammate would make the best TV analyst?
“Jason Chimera. He likes to talk a lot!”
What was the worst course you had to take in school?
If forced to do karaoke, what song would you pick?
“‘Sweet Caroline’ by Neil Diamond.”
If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose?
Movie: “The Town”
TV show: “Entourage” and “Revenge”
Band/artist: Dave Mathews Band
Casino game: Blackjack
Snack food: Vanilla ice cream
Road city: Boston
Hobby/activity: Golf, poker, softball and watching the Red Sox
Store: Hugo Boss
Home, road or alternate jersey: Alternate
“The Office” or “Mad Men”: “The Office”
“Star Wars” or “Star Trek”: “Star Wars”
Letterman, Leno or Conan: Letterman
Dunkin’ Donuts, Starbucks or Tim Horton’s: Dunkin Donuts
Day games or night games: Night
This article originally appeared in the July 2012 issue of New England Hockey Journal.