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A-Z with David Clements

The Genting Casino Coventry Blaze yesterday announced the return of 22-year-old British defenceman David Clements for the 2017/18 Elite League season (read more).

For those of you who have read the Blaze's official magazine, OnFire, you'll be familiar with a feature called A-to-Z.

Following the past season, there was one left unpublished which we'd like to share with you.

Appropriately, given yesterday's announcement, here is Lauren Yardley taking the time to fire the fun quick A-Z questions at David.

Here's what he had to say:

A-Age: What age did you start to play hockey? I was eight years old

B-Bar: What is your favourite chocolate bar? Dairy milk

C-Career: What job do you think you'd choose if you weren't a hockey player? A football player

D-Dogs: Dogs or cats? Dogs

E-England: What are your 3 favourite things about England? The weather, London and Coventry

F-Favourite: What is your favourite style of music? Acoustic or Country

G-Garage: What is your dream car? A Range Rover

H-Hockey: What team do you support in the NHL? Toronto Maple Leafs

I-Influence: Who influenced you to start playing ice-hockey? My Dad

J-Juice: Orange or Apple? Orange

K-Kettle: Tea or Coffee? Tea

L-Language: Languages that you speak, or that you would like to speak? I don’t speak any other languages, but I’d like to speak Spanish

M-Moment: Most memorable moment during your hockey career so far? Being the captain of the Great Britain Under-18’s team

N-Not at Home: Which is your favourite rink to play at, in this league, when you are not at home? Nottingham

O-Outdoors: Outside or Inside? Inside

P-Piercings: Do you have any piercings or tattoos? I have three tattoos

Q-Quiz: Which players, out of the team, would you want on your pub quiz team? Russ Cowley and Jordan Pietrus

R-Relax: What do you do to relax? I play on my PlayStation

S-Superpower: If you could have any superpower, what would it be? To read people’s minds

T-Travel: Where do you want to go in the world? Thailand

U-University: Do you go to Uni? What do you study? I’m at Uni now, I study Sport Management

V-Value: What do you value most in life? My family

W-Warm-up Music: If you could pick one song to be on during warm-up, what would it be? ‘You don’t know me’ by Jax Jones

X-Xray: Any broken bones from playing hockey? What was the worst? No, knock on wood, I haven’t.

Y- Year: What do you see yourself doing in 5 years time? Where do you wish to be? Hopefully still playing Ice Hockey!

Z- Zoo: If you could be any animal, what would you be? A Lion