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Puck Rock: Mike Green

Like many other people, I thought that Mike Green should have made the All-Star team this past weekend. Being featured in Puck Rock is, hopefully, a reasonable consolation as we get ready to gear back up for the season.

When Mike Green isn’t sending breakout passes to Alexander Ovechkin or running the show on the Washington power play, he can be found annoying his neighbors with his drums and guitar—not that that’s a bad thing. Would he like to be a rock star? From the looks of the Washington Capitals season-opening music video (featuring Green on drums; Ovechkin on vocals; Jose Theodore, Alex Semin, and Nicklas Backstrom on guitar; and Brooks Laich on bass; yes, that’s three guitar players), Green’s got the ability to keep a beat but still has to work on his rock-star aesthetic. Or as Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo’s Puck Daddy put it:

Defenseman Mike Green was on drums. He gave it his all ... but for the love of Bonham, someone get the guy a Tommy Lee video before the next shoot. It doesn’t matter if you keep the beat: We must have stick-twirling with the tongue out.

No worries, though. Green admits he’s still a bit, erm, green when it comes to the drums but that doesn’t dampen his aspirations to one day rock out with Seether. Check out the Q&A:

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