Michael Barron

Michael Barron #18

Full Name: Michael F Barron
Date of Birth: 22 April 1964
Place of Birth: Quincy, Massachussets, USA
Height: 6’0″
Weight: 15 stone
Colour of Eyes: Green
Shoe Size: 10
Nickname: None
School: Boston College
First Job: Systems Analyst
First Love: Boston

Home Life

Family: Father James, mother Mary, brother Jim and Stephen, sisters Kelly, Rachel and Aimée
Lives: Ask Neil (Shea)
Newspaper: Boston Globe, Boston Herald
Favourite Food: Chicken
Worst Food: Liver
Favourite Drink: Budweiser/orange juice
Hobbies: Golf, water-skiing, scuba diving
Favourite room in the house: Kitchen
Top TV programmes: Cosby Show, Family Ties
Programmes you always switch off: British shows
Pets: Tarantula, name is Herbie
Top music taste: All
Worst music: Not answered
Last record/tape bought: Elton John Greatest Hits
First record you ever bought: Boston
Favourite chocolate/sweets: Rolos
Best film watched: Jagged Edge
Top actor/actress: Cybill Shepherd
Best thing that ever happened to you: Boston College
Top disc jockey: Not answered
Favourite colour: Black
What’s the first thing you do when you get up in the morning: 100 sit-ups and 100 push-ups

Hockey Life

Former clubs: Boston College
Favourite equipment: Bauer/Koho
Best club played for: Boston College
Favourite other club: Boston Bruins
Most respected opponent: Martyn Barratt (Martyn was a Lions player at the time!)
Favourite player: Ray Bourque
Favourite rink: Philadelphia Spectrum
Worst rink: England’s poor ones
Biggest influence: Parents
Favourite hockey people: People who organise and pay
Best game: NCAA final four
Worst game: None
Worst injury: Broken foot/cut neck
If there was one player you would model yourself on, who would it be? Gary Bayliss
Best stadium played in: Joe Louis Arena
Most embarrassing moment in hockey: Too many to say
Favourite shirt number: 18
Transport: Mazda 323
Sponsors: Lee Valley Park, ZE Builders
What advice would you pass onto youngsters starting in hockey? Learn to skate before you even touch a puck
Best game watched: Bruins v Canadiens, Stanley Cup semi-finals
Worst thing about hockey: Losing

Fun Life

Have you ever been mistaken for anyone else before? No, I’m unique
What day of the week do you most dislike? Mondays
Which other sport would you most like to be involved in? American Football
If you were invisible for one day where would you most like to be? A fly on Kelly McGillis’ bedroom wall
If someone gave you £50,000 tomorrow what would you do with it? Buy another Ferrari
What is your favourite cartoon character? Road Runner
Most admired female: My mother

Social Life

Ideal night out: Going to Mary Anne’s with my room-mates at school
Favourite kind of people: Friends from school
Least favourite: People who are fake
Best country visited: America is the only one I like

Private Life

Relaxes: Hanging out
Laughs: Getting together with my room-mates at school
Hates: People who are dishonest
Phobias: None
Favourite possession: None
What do you wish for in life? For everyone I know to be happy
What time do you normally go to bed? Depends on what I’m doing

Hypothetical Life

Who would you most like to meet? Kelly McGillis
What would you be, if not a hockey player? A millionaire
What would be the ultimate for you in hockey? Playing in the NHL
How would you describe yourself? A great guy!

Future Life

Once I stop hockey I will open up my own corporate real estate company