Hockey Quotes

We’ve made a final offer. We hope Ziggy Palffy will come to his senses. We have NO hope his agent will.
– Mike Milbury

We’re right next to Mile High Stadium. I’m no rocket scientist, but…uh…(smile).
– Brian Skrudland

Sometimes you think they must have come out of the chimp cages at the Bronx zoo.
– Gerry Cheevers

Some people skate to the puck. I skate to where the puck is going to be.
– Wayne Gretzky

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.
– Vidal Sassoon

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
– Joe Paterno

It”s not who wins the fight that”s important, it”s being willing to fight. If you get challenged and renege, everyone wants to take a shot at you.
– Barclay Plager

It takes brains. It’s not like a forward, where you can get away with scoring and not play defense. On defense you have to be thinking.
– Chris Chelios

Last season we couldn’t win at home and we were losing on the road. My failure was that I couldn’t think of any place else to play.
– Harry Neale

You do dat, you go to da box, you know, uh, two minutes by yourself, and you feel shame, you know, and then you get free.
– Denis

It’s not necessarily the amount of time you spend at practice that counts; it’s what you put into the practice.
– Eric Lindros

Either you give it right back or the next thing you know everyone and his brother will be trying you on for size.
– Doug Harvey

A player must be able to skate, have hockey sense, be able to shootnot necessarily able to score and have drive.
– Pierre Page

How would you like a job where, every time you make a mistake, a big red light goes on and 18,000 people boo?
– Jacques Plante

I’d be lying to you if I said guys weren’t afraid of him. I’m afraid of him, afraid of him running in to me.
– Paul Laus

If I get run into again, I’m taking someone with me. I lost one knee. I’ll take a head if it happens again.
– Grant Fuhr

A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.
– Wayne Gretzky

The only way you can check Gretzky is to hit him when he is standing still singing the national anthem.
– Harry Sinden

I’ve told you guys before, goalies don’t think. – Chris Osgood “Ever since he’s been a little boo-aw.
– Marc Crawford

To his US Olympic team Every day you guys look worse and worse. And today you played like tomorrow.
– John Mariucci