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Quick Q&A: Blake Berg, Hastings hockey

By Star Tribune, 12/21/13, 5:36PM CST

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Berg is the second-leading goal-scorer returning for the Raiders boys’ hockey team. A closer look at the senior center:

Quick Q&A

BLAKE BERG

HASTINGS, SR., HOCKEY

 

Berg is the second-leading goal-scorer returning for the Raiders boys’ hockey team. A closer look at the senior center:

 

The best movie you’ve seen in the last year? “The Hangover Part III.”

 

What are your three favorite apps? Twitter; Snapchat; NHL GameCenter.

 

Who do you like to follow the most on Twitter, and why? not Dany Heatley. It’s the funniest hockey account out there.

 

Three words or phrases your friends or teammates might use to describe you: Competitive; hard-working; creative.

 

At my first practice, I felt ... very nervous but excited.

 

What did you work on most prior to the start of the season? My skating, mostly quickness off draws and set plays.

 

What are your goals for the 2013-14 season? To be in the top half of the Suburban East Conference and make a run in the Class 2A, Section 3 tournament.

 

What is your favorite pregame meal? Subway.

 

What is your most memorable moment as a high school athlete? Beating Mounds View 6-5 in overtime on senior night last year.

 

If you could change one thing about high school sports, what would it be? To be able to wear a visor in hockey.

 

Who is your favorite college or pro sports team, and why? The Minnesota Wild. I have to represent the home team.

 

What is the best sports advice you ever received? Work hard shift in and shift out and good things will happen.

RON HAGGSTROM

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