Get to know Lars Eller – Pro NHL Player
Get to know the ATP Lab supplement brand and the athletes who represent our lifestyle through our new exclusive interviews.
ABOUT THE ATHLETE
Lars Fosgaard Eller (born May 8, 1989) is a Danish professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the first round, 13th overall, in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He later joined the Montreal Canadiens before being traded to the Capitals in 2016. He became the first person born in Denmark to win the Stanley Cup when the Capitals won the 2018 playoffs. He notably scored the Stanley Cup winning goal.
WHAT IS THE ONE WORD THAT DESCRIBES YOU BEST?Lars: Competitive.
WHAT ARE YOUR TOP-3 FAVORITE ATP LAB SUPPLEMENT PRODUCTS?Lars: Omega Pure, Optisom, Organic Vegan Blend
When did you start your career as a professional hockey player?Lars: I started at 18 years old.
If you could choose another career or sport what would it be?Lars: I would choose to be a professional soccer player.
What or who made you want to pursue an active and healthy lifestyle?Lars: Everyone in my family played either hockey or soccer and I always liked competition.
WHEN IT COMES TO OUR PROTEIN SUPPLEMENT FLAVOURS, WHICH ONE DO YOU PREFER?
Vanilla, Chocolate, Raspberry or Salted Caramel?
Lars: I prefer the Chocolate flavor.
WHAT IS YOUR POSITION ON THE USE OF ILLEGAL OR UNCONTROLLED DRUGS IN CERTAIN SPORTS SUCH AS THE FITNESS WORLD?Lars: Their playing field should always be leveled.
IF YOU COULD CHANGE ONE THING ABOUT YOURSELF, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE SPORTS HERO?
Lars: Tiger Woods, Roger Federer, Wayne Gretzky and Peter Forsberg.
WHAT IS THE BEST PART ABOUT COMPETING?
What is your favorite song to listen prior to a game?
Lars: Eric Prydz - Every Day
IF YOU HAD SUPERPOWERS, WHAT WOULD THEY BE AND WHAT WOULD BE YOUR SUPERHERO NAME?
WHAT IS YOUR GUILTY PLEASURE OR FAVORITE CHEAT MEAL?
Lars: Dark chocolate.Question 14
How does it feel to be a Stanley Cup champion and to have scored the winning goal?
Lars: It’s a feeling I’ve been chasing my whole life.
What makes the Washington Capitals different from the other teams you've played with?
Lars: More freedom offensively.
How do you balance your life as a father and professional athlete?
Lars: Always be present in the moment.
WHY ATP LAB?
Lars: They have been with me for many years and because integrity is important to me. With ATP Lab I know exactly what I’m putting in my body.
IN A FEW WORDS, WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO FANS WHO SEEK A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE?
Lars: Make a decision and commit. Write down your goals and place the sheet where you can see it every day to remind you of the commitment and promise you made.
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