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Get to Know...David LiffitonTweet
In this edition of "Get to Know", we cover Monsters defenseman and captain David Liffiton. This season, the tough and gritty defender has made his mark by providing leadership both on and off the ice, as well as proving to be one of the more reliable defenseman on the team. Offensively, Liffiton has recorded three points (1g/2a) in 14 games this year.
How does it feel to play in front of great fans, and what can that mean for a game?: Playing in front of a great crowd really ups the intensity in the game.
Name a few songs you would recommend for warm-ups: Radioactive - Kings of Leon; Devil on My Shoulder - Billy Talent; Too Much - Airborn; All Night Long - Buck Cherry
What is your favorite way to relax on a non-game day?: I like to play guitar, go hiking, and go to the beach.
Describe a pre-game ritual you like to go through to prepare for a game: I get Starbucks coffee on the way to the rink.
Who was your favorite hockey team and player while growing up?: Toronto was my favorite team and my favorite player was Doug Gilmour.
Could any of your Monsters teammates be a celebrity look-a-like?: Julian Talbot looks like Golum (from Lord of the Rings).
Favorite sports movie: Cinderella Man
Favorite "junk" food: Ice Cream
As a kid, for a while, I wanted to be: a baseball player
Female celebrity you'd most like to meet: Megan Fox
Favorite TV shows: Seinfeld
Funniest TV character: Kramer
Scariest movie: 4th Kind
Favorite movie comedy: Old School
Favorite or most-used "movie quote": "Going streaking!" - Old School
"Toughest guy" in movies: Russell Crowe
Favorite winter holiday movie: Elf
Best animated movie: Avatar
Ever met a "Hollywood celebrity?": I met Jessica Simpson at the VMA's.
Favorite Halloween costume?: Batman when I was eight years old.
Favorite Star Wars character: Chubaka
Favorite toy as a kid: Super soaker
Age you started playing hockey: 4
Other than hockey, best part of winter: Christmas
When you hear the word "Ohio", you think of: Toledo Mudhens
Favorite "80's" band: AC/DC
Best subject in high school: History
Best sport you play, other than hockey: Baseball
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