Hangin' Out With ... Predators winger Bobby Butler
Bobby Butler (Marlborough, Mass.) has four points through his first 10 games as a Predator. (Getty Images)
Editor's Note: Bobby Butler was placed on waivers by the New Jersey Devils and claimed by the Nashville Predators after New England Hockey Journal went to press.
What’s the coolest
piece of hockey memorabilia you own?
“I’ve got a Joe Sakic jersey I got last year for my birthday. It’s signed by him.”
If you had to pick one
reality show to go on, which would it be?
“I’d go with ‘Survivor.’ ”
If you could hang out
with any celebrity, who would it be?
“It’d have to be Taylor Kitsch from ‘Friday Night Lights.’ ”
What kind of car do you
What teammate has the
worst taste in music?
“It’s Adam Larsson. He likes Taylor Swift.”
coolest/funniest nickname anyone’s ever given
“Bones, ’cause I’m so skinny.”
If someone made a movie
about your life, who would you want to play you?
What teammate has had
the biggest influence on your career?
“Jason Spezza helped me out a lot in Ottawa.”
If forced to do karaoke,
what song would you pick?
“Gavin DeGraw, ‘I Don’t Want to Be’ ”
If it weren’t for hockey, what would your dream
“Probably something in the movies. Directing or being a film writer.”
Movie: “Money Talks” with Chris Tucker
Band/artist: Kenny Chesney
TV show: “Friday Night Lights”
Road city: “Vancouver’s really nice”
NHL player growing up:
Restaurant: First Edition Pub in Marlboro, Mass.
Video game: (Madden) NFL 99
Casino game: Blackjack
Home red or road white jersey: Home red
Street clothes or suit and tie: Street clothes
“Modern Family,” “Sons of Anarchy” or “The Walking Dead”: Sons of Anarchy
Letterman, Leno or Conan: Conan
Dunkin’ Donuts, Starbucks or Tim Horton’s: Dunks
This article originally appeared in the March 2013 issue of New England Hockey Journal.