Great moments are born from great opportunities.— Herb Brooks
Mind-blowing Best Hockey quotations
The best revenge is not to be like your enemy.
We know that hockey is where we live, where we can best meet and overcome pain and wrong and death. Life is just a place where we spend time between games.
People ask if I regret not winning a Stanley Cup, but winning the series against the Soviet Union was the best. It was the greatest experience of my hockey career by far.
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.
Hockey taught me to challenge myself and be the best I can be on and off the ice.
You don't have enough talent to win on talent alone.
Many times I had to dig deep and perform.
All of that adversity helped me and drove me to want to be the best.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
By 1946, I knew Detroit was the best hockey city in the Original Six.
My best friend had a hockey scholarship at Ohio State, so I would get a couple of pairs at the beginning of the season and send them down to him. They practised two hours a day. He'd skate in them for three weeks then ship them back.
I mean, the best thing for my knee, for anyone's knee, is to never play again and retire. But I'm not going to do that.
Be with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.
Street hockey is great for kids. It's energetic, competitive, and skilful. And best of all, it keeps them off the street.
My goal was to play in the NHL, because that is the best hockey in the world.
I think now what you're seeing is guys that are in the peaks of their careers anywhere from 27 to 35 years old, seems to be when they play their best hockey.
Maybe it won't work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure ever.
Guys, I don't want to tell you half-truths, unless they're completely accurate.
We're going to be the best in the league at something. We're deep in anthem singers.
I love my hockey, but if you can do that and go home and just be a dad and husband, then you have the best of both worlds.
The six best doctors: Sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet.
A lot of what I know as a filmmaker is because of hockey.
That's teamwork, and being able to collaborate with people, and be creative with them, and get the most out of everybody. Everyone's got different talents, and you've got to bring out the best of everybody, and use your strengths and work together, and try and evolve it rather than do what was done before you, and to push into new areas.
You have Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan... and Mario Lemieux. He's the best in hockey, in my opinion.
Made up of corallitic accretions and painful increments, lit on rare occasions by bolts of revelation, and then stuffed behind the wainscotting to grope in the mouse-turd dust, art is the equivalent of athlete's foot, at best an exquisite itch, at worst an excuse to stop walking. On the emotional side, it is either masturbation with a hockey glove or a night beneath the sliding moon that shames Eros.
The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.
Representing Canada as a hockey player is always a tremendous honor, which also comes with a lot of responsibility. Being able to compete and win a gold medal on our home soil made it a once in a lifetime experience. Capping off the best ever performance by not only the Canadian athletes, but also Vancouver and all Canadians, made for an amazing Olympic experience.
The biggest thing for me is the passion that I've always had for hockey.
I remember growing up, no matter what I did in life, my parents always told me to try to do my best at it and be my best. I can say going through different things that passion is the most important part. It's not skills or talent or any of that stuff.
Its an honor to be chosen to represent the best hockey game in the world,.
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Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
Alan Webb is the best thing to happen in this event, but professionals and collegiates don't want to lose to high school guys. I don't want to lose to no one.
Rocket had that mean look on, every game we played.
He was 100 percent hockey. He could hate with the best of them.
I think we came out the last couple of game and have been able to get it going.
The first couple we were tentative a little bit, that energy, maybe excite. I saw in the last couple of games we've been able to channel that and use it in a positive way to go, be aggressive, physical and skate. When we're skating and physical we're at our best and put a lot of pressure on the other team that way.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
I think we're really good about pushing each other in practice and we have high tempo and I feel like we have some of the best players in the world so just competing against one another and getting in there and pushing each other around and getting ready for that physical style of game coming up, we have to play hard and pretend it's a game.