03/29/2013 1:53 PM
By Matthew Borrelli
Darren Kramer, 21, aspiring entrepreneur and forward for the Binghamton Senators shares 30 facts that fans may not know about him.
1. My favorite foods growing up were “Mom’s meatballs”, Bison meat, and potatoes from the garden.
2. My first real nickname was Bulldog from my first year in Junior A. I also go by Bam Bam and Damien.
3. My parents immigrated from Holland in the ‘80’s and knew nothing about hockey.
4. Country Boy by Aaron Lewis is my favorite song.
5. I can’t stand big cities.
6. I enjoy listening to the piano with Louie (Caporusso).
7. I am an everyday YouTube viewer.
8. My favorite place in the world are the mountains in Jasper, Alberta.
9. I’m engaged to my high school sweetheart.
10. I ran a half marathon and did a triathlon.
11. My favorite player to fight was Zack Stortini.
12. Hershey is my favorite team to play against.
13. I’m a big coffee guy; I need at least one cup a day.
14. I love to build. Carpentry, woodworking, stuff like that.
15. I like to fish and hang out with family in the offseason.
16. If I was an animal I would be an eagle, because I would love to fly.
17. If I weren’t playing hockey I’d be a pro motocross racer. I never played summer hockey because I was always riding motocross.
18. My favorite thing about playing on the Binghamton Senators is hanging out with the guys and playing at this rink.
19. Louie, Hoff (Mike Hoffman), and I are known as the Zeitgeist Brothers.
20. Titanic is my favorite movie, Training Day and Blow getting honorable mention.
21. My biggest fears are snakes and spiders.
22. Louie and I plan on going skydiving.
23. The best dinner place in Binghamton is Taj (Indian Food). My favorite lunch spot in Binghamton is P & P Deli.
24. Grapefruit is my favorite fruit.
25. I want to enter a rally car race before I die.
26. I’m starting an advertising and Real Estate company back home. I’m really into Real Estate, I’m always checking out properties.
27. My favorite clothing brand is Levi’s; I love Levi’s and Lulu Lemon.
28. Louie and I have the least amount of material possessions on the team.
29. The first thing I bought after I signed my contract with Ottawa was a metal detector.
30. I drive a 1997 Ford Contour; I bought it in Binghamton to get me from A to B.