On the road with NYR's Chris Kreider

The Rangers rookie and Boston College alum has 7 points in 11 games with the Connecticut Whale. Nathan Perkel for ESPN The Magazine

Following his star turn during the 2011-12 Stanley Cup playoffs, New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider is riding out the NHL lockout with the AHL’s Connecticut Whale in Hartford. Here are his must-haves for hitting the road.

Hat: Red Sox cap

“I went to lots of games growing up.”

Book: "Game of Thrones"

“Kind of geeky, but I can’t stop reading it.”

Flick: "Step Brothers"

“I’ll watch anything Will Ferrell is in.”

Kicks: Creative Recreation

“The shoes are cheap and comfortable.”

Gaming: PlayStation Vita

“I can only read for so long on bus trips.”

Grub: Chipotle

“Same thing every time: chicken burrito.”

Phone: iPhone 4

“My fingers are too big for the buttons.”

Tunes: Eric Church CDs

“I like both country and house music.”

Tech: Bose headphones

“Less ostentatious than Beats By Dre.”

Social media: Twitter

Paul Bissonnette is totally uncensored.”

Clothes: Hugo Boss suit

“You wear a nice suit and tie on game day.”

App: "Bubble Mania" app

“The entire team is obsessed with this.”