Nashville Predators Winger Viktor Arvidsson

When did you first discover a love for hockey? When I was 3 years old, growing up in Skellefteå, Sweden.

What’s your favorite thing about your job? I love being around my teammates all the time.

What’s the hardest part of your job? The pressure and being away from my home for long periods of time!

What do you do to stay active? I love to go fishing as much as I can, whether it’s in Tennessee or back home in Sweden.

What is your proudest professional achievement? Winning back-to-back Swedish league titles with my hometown team (Skellefteå) in 2012-13 and 2013-14.

What is your proudest personal achievement? My proudest achievements are when I made my NHL debut (March 21, 2015) and scored my first NHL goal (October 8, 2015).

When you have out-of-town friends visiting Nashville, where do you take them? I take them either out on Broadway or to some of my favorite restaurants so they can see what it’s like here.

What’s your favorite restaurant for dinner? Bourbon Steak inside the JW Marriott.

What annual fundraising event do you look forward to the most? Petey’s Preds Party! It’s always a fun atmosphere at the arena and raises a lot of money for Parkinson’s research.

What local nonprofit is dearest to your heart? I support any cause that the Predators Foundation donates to.

What’s the best advice you’ve received from a coach? Consistent play will take you a long way and to control what you can control!