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Five Questions With ... Ryan Kesler

Vancouver's Ryan Kesler has been involved in some fierce battles with the Blackhawks. Jeff Vinnick/NHLI/Getty Images

VANCOUVER -- It’s time for a special edition of Five Questions With… Ryan Kesler of the Vancouver Canucks:

Who is the best trash talker on the Hawks now or in recent memory?

Ryan Kesler: That’s a tough one. Dustin Byfuglien had some good ones. He didn’t get personal but he was funny. I’ll go with him.

At the other extreme, who is/was the nicest guy out there?

RK: That’s another tough one. Probably Marty Turco. Does he still play there? He was always very nice.

How do Chicago fans rate compared to other cities?

RK: They’re great fans. Obviously they’re passionate. They were great in the playoff series last year. When they were yelling “Looouuuuu” in Game 6 when [Roberto Luongo] came in, that was pretty cool. My mom said they were saying some things during one playoff series, but that’s playoffs I guess.

Who would you get more pleasure out of stopping in a one-on-one situation, Jonathan Toews or Patrick Kane?

RK: Hmm, that’s a good one. Probably Kane. I know him better and it’s always fun to stop him. So I’ll go with Kane, not that it’s easy.

Have the Sedins every tricked you since they are hard to tell apart?

RK: When you see and play with them every day you get to know who is who. I’ve seen plenty of people think they are talking to one when it was the other. That’s pretty funny.