Subject: Sports » Hockey

To get my paycheck for two weeks, my family must work 200 years in Slovakia.

Slovak hockey player

Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion; you must first set yourself on fire.

(1925 – 1990) Canadian hockey player, coach & general manager

Anytime you hold Dallas to a one touchdown, it's not all bad.

Canadian hockey player, coach & general manager

I used to pray to the Lord every night to make me a hockey player. Of course, I forgot to mention the NHL so I spent 16 years in the minors.

Canadian hockey player, coach & commentator

If hockey fights were fake, I'd be in more of them.

professional hockey player

If you play well and win you’re a heck of a leader; you don't win your an okay leader, and if you don't play well and you don't win your a lousy leader.

Canadian hockey player & executive

All hockey players are bilingual; they know English and profanity.

(1928 – ) Canadian professional ice hockey player

He should know better than that. He knows I only drink scotch.

Canadian professional hockey goalie

Hockey is the original extreme sport.

American hockey player

If I’m half the coach on the bench that I was in the stands, we’ll have no problems.

Canadian hockey player

If everything were going good for him, he'd be having success.

American hockey coach

I will personally challenge anyone who wants to get rid of fighting to a fight.

American-Canadian hockey executive

Biologically, I'm 10; chronologically, I'm 33, but in hockey years, I'm 66.


They say you're not a coach in the league till you've been fired. I must be getting pretty good.

Canadian hockey player & coach

If I knew the answer to that I'd bet $10,000 on the game and retire from coaching.

Montreal Canadiens coach

We're looking forward to building the type of team the Rangers are able to buy.

Canadian hockey player, coach & general manager

If you’ve only got one day to live, come see the Toronto Maple Leafs… it’ll seem like forever.

hockey announcer

My teeth weren't that good to begin with, so hopefully I can get some better ones.

Canadian hockey player

I’m hoping for a bench clearing brawl during the warm up so I can go out and grab his stick.

Canadian hockey goaltender

How would you like it in your job if every time you made a small mistake, a red light went on over your desk and 15,000 people stood up and yelled at you?

professional hockey goalie

I usually call the new guy and let him know where I like to sit on the bus, tell him ways he can stay out of my way, make sure he knows not to touch any of my stuff.

(1969 – ) Canadian ice hockey player & executive













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