Hangin' Out With ... BU defenseman Matt Grzelcyk
Matt Grzelcyk (Charlestown, Mass.) was drafted in the third round by Boston last summer before embarking on his freshman season at BU. (Dave Arnold Photography)
What’s been the
highlight moment of your freshman season so far?
“Scoring my first goal against BC. It was great to be part of the rivalry and I look forward to doing it again.”
What are some of the
courses you’re taking this semester?
“I’m taking microeconomics, business management and a history class, ‘The Trials of Boston.’ ”
What’s the best
college hockey chant you’ve ever heard that’s fit to
“I’d probably say just the fight song.”
If someone made the Matt
Grzelcyk movie, who would you want to play you?
If you could hang out
with any celebrity, who would you choose?
What was one element of
the NHL Draft that surprised you?
“Going as high as I did. I didn’t go in there with any expectations, but going in the third round was a bit of a surprise. It was a great feeling and I was really thankful.”
Who is the toughest
goalie you’ve ever faced?
Parker Milner at BC
Which one of your
teammates has the worst fashion sense?
“I’d say Cason Hohmann. He’s always wearing the same sweatpants.”
What’s the worst mispronunciation of your name
you’ve ever heard?
“I’d say Grizzle-chuck.”
Movie: “Remember the Titans”
TV show: “Suits”
Band/artist: Tim McGraw
All-time Bruin: Bobby Orr
Video game: NHL 13
Vacation spot: Cape Cod
Person you follow on Twitter: Ryan Whitney (@ryanwhitney6)
Restaurant: Ruth’s Chris
Street clothes or suit and tie: Suit and tie
“Modern Family,” “Sons of Anarchy” or “The Walking Dead”: “Sons of Anarchy”
Letterman, Leno or Conan: Letterman
Dunkin’ Donuts, Starbucks
or Tim Horton’s:
Home whites or road reds: “Oooh, wow. You always like to play at home, but our red jerseys are pretty sharp.”
This article originally appeared in the February 2013 issue of New England Hockey Journal.