Best Hockey Quotes 2010"I believe we have a team that can make the playoffs"
~ Brian Burke
Respected hockey analysts Darren Pang said that P.K. Subban should model himself after another young defenseman -- St. Louis Blues player Alex Pietrangelo, who happens to be white. Pang meant to say that Pietrangelo plays the "right way." But what he said instead was that he plays the "white way." Thus the Freudian slip. Pang later apologized for the unfortunate remark
“Hopefully someone on their team addresses it, because, uh, I'm not saying I'm going to do it, but something might happen to him if he continues to be that cocky.”
~Philadelphia’s Mike Richards on rookie P.K. Subban’s early 2010-11 play and lack of respect for veteran players.
“I’m wearing pink for all the pinkos out there that ride bicycles and everything.”
~Don Cherry introducing the new mayor, Rob Ford. The mayor’s office got 200 complaints.
"I don't want to get into a 'he said, she said' with the refs...I'm the he"
“He was yelling pretty urgently. There’s different pitches of yell and he was screaming.”
~Jarome Iginla on Sidney Crosby calling for the puck prior to scoring the overtime game-winner in the gold medal game at the 2010 Olympics.
“My teeth weren't that good to begin with, so hopefully I can get some better ones.”
~Chicago defenseman Duncan Keith after he lost several teeth during Game 4 of the Western Conference final.
“First of all, it’s a curse. Voodoo. As soon as a guy gets put on the cover of The Hockey News, it’s like Sports Illustrated. He goes right into the tank.”
~Los Angeles Kings GM Dean Lombardi on Dec. 14, 2009 cover boy Anze Kopitar, whose play tailed off precipitously afterwards.
"If he was charged with being a colossal a--hole, I would find him guilty. Of assault causing bodily harm, I find him not guilty."
~Prince Edward Island Judge John Douglas, on junior hockey player Chris Doyle, who punched a door that swung and broke a woman's nose.