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Tauros 20 Questions: Tyler Jeanson

Minot, ND – As the 2016/17 NAHL season draws near we are giving Tauros fans a chance to meet all of the new members of the club as well as learn a little more about the returning Tauros.  We will play 20 questions with a different Tauro every day from now until the NAHL Showcase going in number order, today we catch up with veteran forward #22 Tyler Jeanson.

Jeanson posted 31 points on 10 goals and 21 assists while playing in all 60 games for the Tauros as a rookie last season.  He added a pair of assists in the playoffs as well maintaining his half-a-point per game pace from the regular season.  Already committed to NCAA DI Colgate for next season look for Jeanson to take a leap in his final junior season.  Jeanson will be a key on special teams as well for the Tauros as no returning player had more than his 10 power play points last year.

From the Coaches’ Office: This is a big year for Tyler as he is slated to join Colgate next season.  We expect him to put together a good year and become a guy we can lean on night in, night out.  After being here last year, he understands the league and we want him to be a premier player in the Central division this season.  He came into camp in great shape and has been a leader both on and off the ice. – Marty Murray

20 Questions

Do you have a nickname: Jeaner

Older/younger siblings:  Nikki & Ashley Jeanson (Triplets)

Favorite NHL team/player: Montreal Canadiens/Brendan Gallagher

What inspired you to start playing hockey: My dad

Pregame routine: Nap/Pre game meal/Stretch/Soccer(Sewer)

Ideal pregame meal: Chicken Fettuccini

Any hockey superstitions: N/A

Best hockey memory: Winning the 2014-2015 Canadian National Junior A Championship (RBC Cup)

Aside from people, what will you miss most from home:  My dog & the golf course

Do you believe in ghosts or aliens:  No

Favorite vacation spot: Florida

Least favorite word: Quitter

Favorite candy bar: Kit Kat

Favorite pizza topping: Pepperoni & bacon

What song would you sing for Karaoke: Any Duet

Favorite cartoon as a kid: Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show

Do you have a hidden talent: Above average ping pong player

What’s your dream car: Corvette

If you could have one superpower what would it be: Supersonic speed

If you had to go on a reality show which one would you choose: Big Brother