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Trevor Daley

Trevor Daley has played 339 career NHL games, all with the Dallas Stars. (Photo by Glenn James/NHLI via Getty Images)

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Trevor Daley has played 339 career NHL games, all with the Dallas Stars. (Photo by Glenn James/NHLI via Getty Images)

Status: Dallas Stars defenseman

HT: 5-foot-11  WT: 207 pounds

DOB: Oct. 9, 1983  In: Toronto, Ont.

Hockey Inspirations
:  "Just what I'm doing today. My big inspiration is to be an NHL hockey player."

Hockey Heroes: 
"My uncle (Donald) was one of them growing up. My uncle played hockey, so he was the one I looked up to for advice."

First Hockey Memory:
  "A pair of goalie pads when I was six. That was my first hockey memory."

Hobbies/Leisure Activities:
  "I like to play baseball and I like music."

Nicknames:
  "Dales and Trev."

Favorite Movie:
  "Bad Boys"

Last Book Read:
  "Black Ice"

Favorite TV Show
:  "Probably The Real World."

Musical Tastes:
  "Hip hop – T.I., T-Pain, Lil Wayne."

First Job:
  "Hockey player."

First Car:
  "That I bought? Cadillac (diamond white)."

Current Car: 
"Which one? I have a couple. Alpina B7 (BMW)."

Pre-game Feeling: 
"Think of what I'm gonna do to help the team out there."

Greatest Sports Moment: 
"Probably the 2008 Western Conference final."

Most Painful Moment: 
"Western Conference final."

Closest Hockey Friend(s): 
"Oh, I have a lot. All my teammates; Steve Ott, Mike Ribeiro, are really close to me."

Funniest Player Encountered:
  "Probably Aaron Downey. Just everything he does has to be amusing to the team."

Toughest Competitors:
  "The most intimidating was probably Mark Messier. As for guys I played with, Krys Barch is pretty tough."

Funny Hockey Memory: 
"Not one that comes to mind...Aaron Downey was a pretty funny memory. No particular memory, though. None that I can tell you, anyway."

Embarrassing Hockey Memory:
  "I've been fortunate. I haven't had too many. Yet."

Favorite Players To Watch: 
"Malkin is fun to watch. Ovechkin is fun to watch. I like to watch Rafalski, too."

Most Memorable Goal:
  "Probably Game 5 in Detroit (a 2-1 Dallas win in the ‘08 Western Conference final.)"

Strangest Game:
  "We've had games canceled because of snowstorms. Not being able to get the bus out of a ditch. Where we'd park our bus in front of our building in junior, it's like a little hill and it's really icy up in the Soo. Sometimes the bus would start skidding tires and we'd have trouble getting out of the parking lot. So it was pretty funny."

Personality Qualities Most Admired:
  "I think honesty is the most important."

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