Capitals’ Mite of the Nite talks about his pet tarantula, Michael, eating crickets during intermission interview
During the first intermission of every Capitals game, local youth hockey players take the ice and participate in a mites-on-ice game. It’s adorable. Everyone loves it.
Wednesday, the postgame interview became just as entertaining as the game. Jackson Friedlander scored two goals and afterward spoke to in-arena host Sandra Draganoiu as the prestigious Mite of the Nite.
Jackson was very precocious, very excited, and very open about his life.
When asked who his favorite player was, Jackson said it was Alex Ovechkin. Then he told the audience about his exotic pet.
“I have a tarantula named Michael,” Jackson said. “He just had two crickets on Monday and one on Sunday. He has a big appetite.”
So do I for the full transcript of this interview.