Jim Taylor - Hockey Writer
“We had some mental mistakes, myself included.”
“When it was 7-0, I had to check the scoreboard to make sure it was right.”
"We don't expect to sweep every series"Patrick Roy:
After Loosing the second game in round 2 against the Blackhwaks, after sweeping St.Louis in round 1 in 2009.
"It was not an equipment problem. Let's leave it like that."
Nature calls unexpected going into overtime in 2007.
“Call Luongo the best goaltender in the league,”
Blackhawks coach Denis Savard after his team lost in a shootout to the Canucks.
“Bingo, bango, bongo, his name is Roberto Luongo!”
Canucks broadcaster Tom Larscheid
"I could not hear what they say about me, my 2 Stanley Cup rings were stuffed in my ears."
"I guess they respect my shot because they were all ready at the blue line."
Patrick Roy, on his attempt at the Edmonton Oilers empty net.
"Every time a puck gets past me and I look back into the net, I say, 'uh-oh.'"
"I'm not dumb enough to be a goalie."
"I've told you guys before, goalies don't think.
"Hockey is the only job I know where you get paid to have a nap on the day of the game."
"Having a goal scored against youis like getting your pants taken down in front of 15,000 people"
"One road trip we were stuck on the runway for seven hours. The plane kept driving and driving until we arrived at the rink and I realized we were on a bus.”
Glenn Healy, on his time in the IHL
"You try to squeeze a little more Charmin in the pads when you face him."
Kevin Hodson, goalie, on Al MacInnis
"How would you like a job where, every time you make a mistake, a big red light goes on and 18,000 people boo?"
"When I first put on the mask, the boys all told me I would scare the women.They wouldn't come to see the games anymore. I'll tellyou something, if I went on the way I was going, pretty soon my face wood look worse than the mask."
"We are the sort of people who make health insurance popular."
Terry Sawchuk, former Red Wings goaltender
"It seems the more shots he sees, the better he plays," Michael Cammalleri on goaltender Jaroslav Halak, who was brilliant in stopping 53 of 54 shots to force game 7 against the Washington Capitals in the 2009 / 2010 playoffs