By Debbie Juniewicz
Dayton Daily News
FAIRBORN, Ohio – There are no visions of sugar plums dancing through their heads just yet, but even the Dayton Bombers worry about whether they are on Santa’s Naughty or Nice list.
So, what do the holidays mean to the Bombers?
Favorite present: TV/VCR car combo 1996 — “Everyone wanted to ride in my car.”
Wish list: To go back to Manitoba.
Best memory: Shooting wild boar on Christmas day.
Holiday treat: Eggnog.
Best memory: Lighting the kitchen table on fire “on accident.”
Favorite food: Green eggs and ham.
Best memory: Spending Christmas in Kingston, Ontario, with my family when I was young.
Favorite present: Bigfoot Big Wheel bike.
Favorite present: Super Nintendo, NHL 1994.
Favorite food: Turkey and stuffing.
Best memory: My brother and I waiting for Santa at night when we were kids.
Wish list: A new suit.
Best memory: Being with my family.
Wish list: Xbox 360.
Best memory: Playing outdoor hockey on Christmas Eve.
Favorite present: Coming home for the holiday and spending time with my family.
Wish list: A Blackberry.
Favorite food: Christmas cookies.
Best memory: Building snow forts and tobogganing.
Favorite present: New hockey equipment.
Favorite present: My first pair of skates.
Favorite food: Everything is good when you’re home.
Best memory: Visiting my grandparents every year.
Favorite present: Golf clubs.
Best present: A hockey stick.
Wish list: A golf membership.
Best present: Nintendo.
Favorite food: Cabbage rolls and pierogies.
Best memory: Playing hockey on my pond with my family, friends and neighbors.
Favorite present: Donkey Kong Country for Super Nintendo.
Best memory: Snowmobile sleigh rides and pond hockey.
Favorite present: NHL ’94 when I was 11 years old.
Best memory: Spending time with my family, drinking rum and eggnog while decorating the Christmas tree and shaking presents.
Favorite food: Stuffing; sweet potatoes with marshmallows.
Joe Van Culin
Best memory: Skating on our rink at the lake with family and friends and snowmobiling.
Favorite food: Grandma’s cinnamon rolls and fondue.
Favorite present: Xbox 360.
Wish list: “You name it, I’ll take it.”
Memory: Not being able to sleep, then getting up early.
Present: My first Nintendo.