One on one with Bryan Marchment

RANDY SPORTAK -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 9:59 AM ET

HOW THE DEVIL ARE YOU?

I'm great. I feel like a spring chicken right now.

IT'S SATURDAY NIGHT AND YOU'RE NOT PLAYING. WHATCHA GONNA DO?

Watch Don Cherry.

PICK FIVE WORDS TO DESCRIBE YOURSELF.

Mumbly, sarcastic, witty, exciting and grumpy.

WHAT WERE YOU LIKE AT SCHOOL?

That's 20 years ago. Somebody who needed a lot of time to do their work.

WHAT'S YOUR MOST TREASURED MATERIAL POSSESSION?

A '77 Ram Charger. It's all camouflaged up with no roof on it. It's for hunting.

I'M BUYING, WHAT'S YOUR POISON?

Molson Canadian.

WHO WAS THE LAST PERSON YOU PUNCHED AND WHY?

I don't even remember who it was. It was probably the last person I got punched by and that's why I don't remember.

WHAT'S YOUR MOST UNPLEASANT CHARACTERISTIC?

Mumbling, my wife would say.

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

A '77 Ram Charger that's camouflaged.

WHAT'S THE BEST ADVICE YOU EVER RECEIVED?

From Keith Brown; Every day is a good day.

WHAT'S THE FIRST CAR YOU OWNED?

A '76 LeMans. It was big, floaty and fast.

WHAT REPAIRS COULD YOU PERFORM ON YOUR CAR?

I can a do a fair bit.

WHAT'S YOUR CULINARY SPECIALTY?

Chicken wings. Deep-fried chicken wings with a turkey frier.

IF YOU COULD BE ANY ATHLETE, WHO WOULD YOU BE AND WHY?

Bo Jackson, dual sports.

WHAT'S YOUR CELLPHONE RING TONE?

My daughter put it in and I don't even know what it is. It's some funky tune.

WHO'S THE MOST FAMOUS PERSON IN YOUR CELLPHONE?

I'd have to say Steve Larmer.

ARE YOU EASILY EMBARRASSED.

Very. That's why I have to be sarcastic.

WHAT TV SERIES DO YOU WANT ON DVD?

Right now, probably 24.

WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE UNHEALTHY FOOD?

Poutine.

WHERE DO YOU WANNA HOLIDAY?

Aruba. I've never been there.

WHAT'S THE BEST CONCERT YOU'VE SEEN?

Bruce Springsteen.

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

Line-X, that's what I did last year. The spray-on truck box liners.

DO YOU COLLECT YOUR OWN MEMORABILIA?

My jerseys.

WHAT TRAIT DO YOU ADMIRE MOST IN PEOPLE?

Honesty.

DO YOU LIKE TO SIGN AUTOGRAPHS?

Yes.

DO YOU HAVE A PET?

A black lab, Chevy.

IS HE A HUNTING DOG?

No, my wife got hold of him and he's a family dog.

WHAT WAS THE BEST YEAR OF YOUR LIFE?

Probably 1992. The year we went to the Stanley Cup finals in Chicago and I got married.

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

Book. I read outdoor books, hunting and fishing."

WHAT'S YOUR GREATEST FEAR?

Not being able to play hockey again.

WHAT MAKES YOU LAUGH?

Pretty much everything.

WHAT MOVIE MADE YOU TEARY-EYED?

I'm not much into movies. I can't even think of one.

EVER ORDER PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING ON PAY PER VIEW.

Definitely, no.

STRANGEST PIECE OF FAN MAIL?

Underwear.

WAS THAT FAN MAIL OR HATE MAIL?

Any way you want to think of it.

FUNNIEST THING DURING THE GAME?

Sharkie (the San Jose Sharks mascot) getting stuck coming down from the rafters. He was way up there."

ANY SUPERSTITIONS?

Not major.

UGLIEST THING IN YOUR WARDROBE?

My whole wardrobe. Some of the stuff these young guys are wearing now, though, I don't know. It's probably my hunting clothes.

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

Yes I could. Johnny Cash, I Woke Up Sunday Morning.


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