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Get to know junior forward Shane Gersich

Q. What’s your favorite college hockey road venue in the NCHC?

A. I think I’m going to go with Denver. I only played there once, but it was a really good series. Their fans are into it.

Q. What is the one thing Grand Forks needs to get?

A. We need to get a Chipotle.

Q. Who is the best player you’ve ever played against?

A. I’ve played with some pretty good players -- (Jack) Eichel, (Austin) Matthews, all those guys. But I’d probably have to say William Nylander.

Q. What’s your favorite hockey movie?

A. Miracle.

Q. Is a hot dog a sandwich?

A. No.

Q. What’s the first concert you ever attended?

A. It was a Florida Georgia Line concert. It might have been at Target Field? I’m not sure.

Q. What’s the most you’ve ever eaten in one sitting?

A. Close to two burritos at Chipotle.

Q. Who is the best-dressed player on the team?

A. I’m going to have to go with my roommate Hayden Shaw.

Q. Who is the worst-dressed player on the team?

A. Trevor Olson (laughing). He did get that new pair of nice shoes that he’s rocking, but I have to go with him.

Q. If you were a baseball player, what would your walk-up song be?

A. I’ll go with ‘Here Comes the Boom.’

Q. What emoji do you use the most on your phone?

A. Probably the 100 one.

Q. What food do you love that other people seem to hate?

A. I like all my steaks medium well or well done.

Q. Next year, UND is playing a game in Las Vegas. If there was one city, anywhere in the world, where you guys could play a game this year, where would you choose?

A. I think it’d be fun to go over to Japan and play. Or last year in the playoffs, Nashville seemed pretty cool. That city was going. That’d be pretty cool, too.

Q. Who is your favorite person to follow on Twitter?

A. Mike Commodore.

Q. What’s your favorite workout?

A. Legs.

Q. If you could have dinner with any two people, who would you choose?

A. Sidney Crosby and Tom Brady.

Brad Elliott Schlossman

Schlossman is in his 13th year covering college hockey for the Herald. In 2016 and 2018, he was named the top beat writer in the country by the Associated Press Sports Editors. He also was the NCHC's inaugural Media Excellence Award winner in 2018. Schlossman has voted in the national college hockey poll since 2007 and has served as a member of the Hobey Baker and Patty Kazmaier Award committees.

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