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Get To Know...Willie Mitchell

Monday, 11.28.2011 / 1:46 PM / Features
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Get To Know...Willie Mitchell
Over the course of the season and the summer LAKings.com will get you up-close-and-personal with the players in this new feature


Nickname: Pickle, Mitchy

Off-season home: Vancouver

Wife: Megan

Pets: dog (Beaglier-Pinot)

Favorite movie: Planet Earth

Favorite TV show: Bloomberg TV

Favorite band: Coldplay

Favorite NHL city, other than Los Angeles: New York City, Vancouver

Favorite sport other than hockey: fishing

Favorite hockey moment: first NHL game, Conference Finals in 2003

Favorite pro athlete: “GFC” (UFC)

Favorite hockey player growing up: Cam Neely, Jeremy Roenick

Favorite road arena: Xcel Energy Center, Madison Square Garden

Favorite food: wild salmon

Favorite vacation spot: Tofino, Kauai

First job: pressure washer

Charities: supports Fishing for Kids, Save Our Salmon, David Suzuki Foundation, Canucks Autism Network and the Willie Mitchell Classic

Helps the environment by: walking, driving a Prius and eating local products

If not a hockey player he would be: spending more time snowboarding, surfing, traveling, protecting the oceans, maybe have his own TV show

Miscellaneous: he’s a Foodie