Get to Know...John Grahame

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In the edition of "Get to Know", we cover Monsters goalie John Grahame. Grahame, the most experienced member on the Monsters roster with 12 professional seasons under his belt, enters his second year with Lake Erie after playing in 14 games last season. So far in the young '10-11 campaign, Grahame has recorded 101 saves with a .910 SV % to go along with his 2-2 record.

How does it feel to play in front of great fans, and what can that mean for a game?: 
 It means everything. There's nothing better than playing in front of a full house that is loud. That "7th Man" factor really gets your adrenaline pumping.

Name a few songs you would recommend for warm-ups:  Enemy - Sevendust; Blow the Whistle - Too Short

What is your favorite way to relax on a non-game day?:  Go golfing, see a movie, and get a massage.

Describe a pre-game ritual you like to go through to prepare for a game:  I bounce a tennis ball.

Who was your favorite hockey team and player while growing up?:   Montreal was my team, and Patrick Roy was my favorite player.

Favorite sports movie: 
  Bill Durham

Favorite "junk" food:   In "N" Out Burger

As a kid, for a while, I wanted to be: a fireman

Female celebrity you'd most like to meet:   Victoria Secret Girls

Favorite TV shows:   Married with Children, Rescue Me, and Californication

Funniest TV character:   Al Bundy

Scariest movie:   The Fourth Kind

Favorite movie comedy:   Wedding Crashers

"Toughest guy" in movies:   Clint Eastwood

Favorite winter holiday movie:   Christmas Vacation

Best animated movie:   The Lion King

Nickname:   "JG"

Ever met a "Hollywood celebrity?":   Jenny McCarthy - been friends for a while.

Favorite Halloween costume?: When I was 8 I went as a lion.

Favorite Star Wars character:  Boba Fett

Favorite toy as a kid:   Tonka Truck

Age you started playing hockey:   4

Other than hockey, best part of winter:   Skiing

When you hear the word "Ohio", you think of:   Ohio State

Favorite "80's" band:   Motley Crue

Best subject in high school:   Gym

Best sport you play, other than hockey:  Golf and baseball.

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