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Travis Moen

Mark Malinowski
By: Mark Malinowski
Mar 10, 2013

Montreal grinder Travis Moen has four points and 16 penalty minutes in 23 games this season. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Author: The Hockey News

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Travis Moen

Mark Malinowski
By: Mark Malinowski
Mar 10, 2013

Status: Montreal Canadiens left winger.

DOB: April 6, 1982 In: Stewart Valley, Sask.

Ht: 6-foot-2  Wt: 218 pounds

First Hockey Memory:  "Either watching it on TV or playing hockey on a pond or the outdoor rink."

Hockey Inspirations: "What inspired me obviously was my dad was really a big part of my life and he enjoyed the game of hockey. He pushed us to be better and play hard every night." 

Last Book Read: "Motley Crue."

Current Car: "Tahoe."

Greatest Sports Moment: "Winning the Stanley Cup (with Anaheim in 2007 vs. Ottawa)."

Most Painful Moment: "Separated my shoulder." 

Most Memorable Goal: "Scored the winner in game...actually the Stanley Cup winning goal (Game 5 vs. Ottawa)."

First Famous Player You Met Or Encountered: "Wayne Gretzky. In Edmonton. I went to a game and I got to meet him. He was signing autographs after the game."

Funniest Player Encountered: "I'll go with Colby Armstrong."

Closest Hockey Friend(s): "Probably Josh Gorges."

Fiercest Competitors Encountered: "I’ll go with a couple of teammates, probably Carey Price and Josh Gorges."

Embarrassing Hockey Memory: "Toe pick on a breakaway once. It's embarrassing.” (In NHL?) “Yeah."

Favorite Sport Outside Hockey: "Golf."

Three Athletes You Like To Watch And Follow: "Tiger Woods. Sidney Crosby. And Rory McIlroy."

Personality Qualities Most Admired: "Honesty and hard work...and...toughness."

Mark 'Scoop' Malinowski's second book "Marcelo Rios: The Man We Barely Knew" is available on www.amazon.com. Malinowski is the creator of two websites: www.thebiofile.com and www.tennis-prose.com

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