Elias Grosssmann — Graduate 2006
Congrats Eli! YOU DONE GREAT! From Peggy and Chris Christopherson... Congratulations on graduating.
In the Community News blog of the Delta News Web, the list of Graduating Class of 2006 contains the following...
Elias Grossmann Hephzibah Home School (His ceremony is June 3)Eli (Elias) is the third of Dawn (frostysticher) and Bruce's fine children.
The photo and following is from the Western Hockey League (WHL) Seattle Thunderbirds roster Web page for Eli.
Weight: 202 lbs.
Hometown: Delta Junction, AK
Draft Status:Eligible 2006
2004-2005:As a rookie with Seattle, Eli played in 42 total games and recorded one assist. He spent 20 minutes in the penalty box during the regular season. In the play-offs Eli contributed by playing in all 12 games. During the summer he was selected to play for the Pacific District Team at the USA Hockey Select 17 festival in St. Cloud, Minnesota.
2003-2004: Eli played with on the Arctic Lions U-16 team in the USMH. Statistics from this season are unavailable.
Also on the roster page is this important stuff about Eli...
What was the best movie you saw this summer? Lord of War. It was a good show.Yep, Eli is a teenager. But he is still a nice kid.
If Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie were to get in a cat fight over Brad Pitt, who would win? Angelina Jolie for sure. She is Tomb Raider
Which one of your teammates would be most likely to be on a reality TV show? Which show? Bud. Canadian Idol
What is the best concert you have ever been to? Adema. They are a smalltime rock band.
What color crayon would best describe your personality? Dark blue
Who is the one person on the team you could not share a room with? I could share a room with any of them.
What song best describes the teammate with the number above yours? Put your head on my shoulder- Michael Buble
What country would you like to visit? Why? Australia. The largest reef in the world and I love diving.
What is your favorite Will Ferrell movie? Anchorman
If 50 cent and Snoop Dog were in a rap battle who would out rap who? 50!!
If the team were to re-enact the movie Napoleon Dynamite, weÂ?ve heard Bud Holloway would play Napoleon, but who would play Kip? Clayton, he is a good actor.
What is the funniest Saturday Night Live skit you can think of? Any one with that monkey character
What is more unbearable to watch: Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing or John Travolta in Grease? Patrick Swayze
What was your best golf score, and where? Never have kept score
What do you consider the best comedy movie of all time? Super Troopers
What is one thing you wish your teammates would NOT bring on the bus with them? B/O
If you were on the cover of ESPN magazine, what would be the headline? Who is this guy?
What movie series have you seen all three of: Star Wars, Mighty Ducks, Lord of the Rings, the Matrix movies, or the Jurassic Park trilogy? All but Matrix.
What color of M&M would you consider yourself and why? I don't like M&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;M's, but if I did then maybe blue.
Who on the team would make the best professional wrestler? JAMES MCEWAN! He loves that kinda stuff.
How many licks DOES it take to get to the center of a Tootsie pop? None. I bite em!
Which Disney character do you most identify with and why? Dopey, because we both say dopey stuffWho is your favorite NHL player of all time? Scott Stevens
If there was a Survivor: Seattle Thunderbird Edition, who could outwit, outplay and outlast the rest of the team? Gibby
Coke or Pepsi? Coke
If you were stranded on an island and you could bring 3 things with you, what would they be any why? Flippers, My Hawaiian Sling, and Goggles. Cause IÂ?d be in the water all day everyday
If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be and why? Lasagna cause its pasta with meat and veggies, kindaYou get a free pizza, but are only allowed two toppings other than cheese, what two toppings do you choose? Pineapple and ham
He is developing as hockey defenseman. (How many teeth have you lost todate Eli?) Eli has spent a summer working on a fishing boat in SE Alaska, he is a trapper, he's eaten caribou nose at an Athabaskan potlatch, and he used to hit his younger sister Annie. That is just in the past few years
Like his other three siblings, Eli is a special person. Guess home schooling and parents like Dawn and Bruce (plus living in Alaska) makes good folks.
Congratulations Elias Grossmann