SUN Hockey Pool

One on one with Richie Regehr

STEVE MACFARLANE -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 10:45 AM ET

HOW THE DEVIL ARE YA?

I'm pretty good right now.

UNDERSTANDABLE CONSIDERING WHERE YOU ARE?

Oh, it's an unbelievable time right now. I'm having the time of my life.

IT'S SATURDAY NIGHT AND YOU DON'T HAVE A GAME TO PLAY. WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

Depends what a couple of my friends are doing. Maybe a movie, go for a couple of drinks.

PICK FIVE WORDS TO DESCRIBE YOURSELF.

Shy, quiet, observant, trusting ... fun.

WHAT WERE YOU LIKE AT SCHOOL?

I was pretty good at school, actually. I had an 85, 90 average. I liked school when I was younger, I guess. I didn't mind it.

WHAT'S YOUR MOST TREASURED MATERIAL POSSESSION?

Probably my laptop now, I just bought it this year.

IF I'M BUYING, WHAT WOULD YOU DRINK?

Just a Coors Light. Can't go wrong with that.

WHO WAS THE LAST PERSON YOU PUNCHED, AND WHY?

Last year, Cam Janssen. I got in a fight with him, actually (in the AHL). He ran me and I moved out of the way and he was really mad. Then I was skating up the ice laughing at him and he slashed me in the back of the legs.

WHAT'S YOUR MOST UNPLEASANT CHARACTERISTIC?

I'd have to say I'm too shy sometimes. If I don't know the person, I have a hard time going up to somebody and talking to them.

WHAT'S THE MOST RIDICULOUS THING YOU'VE EVER BOUGHT?

These are some tough questions ... Probably, when I was young, one of those huge, huge candy things that has layers and layers and layers. As you suck on it, you see different layers and they're massive. Huge, huge Jawbreakers. I don't know why that popped into my head.

WHAT'S THE BEST ADVICE YOU'VE EVER RECEIVED?

Have fun.

WHO WAS THAT FROM?

I've had that from a lot of people. Past coaches, my mom, dad.

WHAT'S THE FIRST CAR YOU EVER OWNED?

It was an Oldsmobile, '88 Olds. I had that when I was 17 and playing junior.

WHAT REPAIRS COULD YOU DO ON IT?

I don't know (laughs). None. I'm not a car guy.

WHAT'S YOUR SPECIALTY IN THE KITCHEN?

Any stir fry. Whether chicken, beef ... I love cooking actually.

DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL CELLPHONE RING TONE?

I have it on vibrate so I never get fined in a meeting.

WHO'S THE MOST FAMOUS PERSON IN YOUR CELLPHONE?

(Former Flame) Mike Commodore.

ARE YOU EASILY EMBARRASSED?

Yes. Any time I'm in public and it's public speaking. I usually just go blank or something. I'll have something to say and I just won't remember it when I get up there.

WHAT TV SERIES DO YOU WANT ON DVD?

Prison Break. I don't know if they had it here. It's really good.

WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE UNHEALTHY FOOD?

Real Fruit Gummies.

WHERE WOULD YOU LIKE TO VACATION?

Hawaii. I haven't been there so I'd like to go.

WHAT'S THE BEST CONCERT YOU'VE EVER SEEN?

I went to one during training camp -- Audioslave here and Seether.

IF YOU WEREN'T A PROFESSIONAL HOCKEY PLAYER, WHAT WOULD YOU BE DOING?

Golfing.

PROFESSIONALLY?

I would hope so, that would be awesome.

WHAT TRAIT DO YOU ADMIRE MOST IN PEOPLE?

I think honesty.

ANY PETS?

Not right now. We used to have lots. They all got killed. I think we had two cats and a dog. They all got ran over. All of them. One of them got run over in my garage.

YOU USED TO HAVE SOME EXOTIC PETS WHILE LIVING OVERSEAS AS A KID, DIDN'T YOU?

It was a little pet jungle cat, a miniature jungle cat, and a monkey. I sort of remember the monkey but I can't recall it a lot. I've seen pictures.

WHAT WOULD WE ALWAYS FIND IN YOUR FRIDGE?

Oranges or apples.

WHAT DO YOU THINK HAPPENS WHEN WE DIE?

Either heaven or hell, I think.

BEST YEAR OF YOUR LIFE?

This year.

YOU HAVE A FEW HOURS TO KILL, BOOK OR VIDEO GAME?

I think read a book, now. Depends on my mood. If I start a video game, I'm hooked on it. I'll play it until I beat it then I'm done with it.

WHAT'S YOUR GREATEST FEAR?

That I won't be happy.

WHAT'S YOUR WORST HABIT?

Each game day I'll do things time-oriented. I like to stretch, workout, do this, do this, do this before the game.

LIKE A SUPERSTITION? BECAUSE THAT'S THE NEXT QUESTION.

I don't have any major ones but I just like doing things in certain orders.

WHAT MAKES YOU LAUGH?

Funny people. Good comedy on TV.

ANYONE IN THE DRESSING ROOM MAKE YOU CRACK UP?

Jason Wiemer.

WHAT MOVIE MADE YOU TEARY-EYED?

I forget. I haven't done it in a long time. I just stay away from those movies.

WHAT'S THE STRANGEST PIECE OF FAN MAIL YOU'VE EVER RECEIVED?

Last year, they sent it to me and it was for Robyn. Like can you sign this please? I was contemplating whether I should sign it.

DID YOU?

No, I just threw it in the garbage.

WHAT'S THE UGLIEST THING IN YOUR WARDROBE?

Probably one of my Corona shirts. Just tiny and ugly and very bad.

COULD YOU BE CONVINCED TO KARAOKE AND, IF SO, WHAT WOULD YOUR SONG BE?

Depends on the circumstances, I'd have to say. I have. We were in South Beach. I did it with two older brothers and Steve Montador. We danced to it at my brother's wedding. It's called Funky Town.

THE DISCO SONG?

Yeah, Funky Town. We grew up listening to it. We'd listen to music every time we went skiing in the winters and for some reason it just stuck.


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