quote by Kyle Kinane

I'm not on this earth to be a goalie. I'm not here to stop somebody from accomplishing their goals. If you're not hurting anybody, I'm here to either assist or get out of the way

— Kyle Kinane

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When I look at the net I don't see a goalie.

I played street hockey in Riverside Park when I was a kid.

I played goalie. I didn't make the hockey team in college, so I played lacrosse instead. I didn't play hockey again for 20 to 25 years, and then my son became interested in the game. I decided to pick it up again. A friend let me play backup on his team.

Half the game is mental, the other half is being mental.

Hockey is the only job I know where you get paid to have a nap on the day of the game.

I'm not dumb enough to be a goalie.

The goal is too small and the goalies are too big.

OK, they fire the puck from the blue line.

Chief usually yelling 'block the shot' at the defensemen. They doesn't have the goalie gear, but they have to block the shot. So who is more crazy, me or the defensemen? Who is more weird?

How would you like it if, at your job, every time you made the slightest mistake a little red light went on over your head and 18,000 people stood up and screamed at you?

In my teams, the goalie is the first attacker, and the striker the first defender.

Goalies often react quickly to shots with no regard for what might happen to their body because we are trained to stop pucks first and ask questions later.

When I played in Holland, I always tried to lob the goalkeeper.

People used to say, 'Oh, you're always only trying to make a nice goal'. But I said, 'Listen, if the goalie is a little bit off his line, how much space do you have on his left or right?' It's not a lot. 'And how much space do you have above him?

I can't hear what Jeremy says because my ears are blocked with my two Stanley Cup Rings.

I was saying the other day, how often the most vulnerable area for goalies is between their legs.

I don't fear stopping a 100 mph slap shot. I fear not stopping it!

For [Malcolm Subban] I know that he's the No.

1 ranked goalie in North America and the world right now, he's got a great opportunity. He's got to enjoy this whole process because it only comes once. Not that many players get the opportunity to walk up on that stage and get that jersey.

When I played in a 21-team league, there were six or seven goalies who were just average, and the equipment and pads were smaller. I came in the right era. I played for the right team. It was all speed, and creativity and imagination.

Playing goal is like being shot at.

Wins are the most important measure for goalies, I think. Certainly it's a great accomplishment.

I think Barcelona and the Spanish national team have been good for soccer because there are a lot of teams that come up playing from the back : with the goalie, the defense, moving up a defender to midfield, playing attacking soccer. I think fans want to see that. They want to see beautiful soccer, a spectacle, and Barcelona does that.

I don't doubt myself ever, but people that don't know me do.

I've been playing for 15 years, and have the most playoffs wins in Wings history for a reason, and not because I'm a bad goalie.

The goalie is like the guy on the minefield.

He discovers the mines and destroys them. If you make a mistake, somebody gets blown up.

I've told you guys before, goalies don't think.

Well, I've got something to tell you, In my last life I was a Spanish Count and one of the things I loved to do when I was a count in Spain was take all the commoners, line them up against a wall and throw rocks at them, being a professional hockey goalie is punishment for my bad habits in past lives.

If our goalies were in a divorce case, they could sue for lack of support and be millionaires tomorrow.

Doing a good impression of a backup goalie the last few weeks.

In biblical times, I stoned people to death. Now they are repaying me by hurling pucks at my head.

Your best penalty killer is your goalie.

It's tough to look great as a goalie.

Most of the time, you're the one either letting in a goal or losing the game, so no one wants to say anything or upset you, but at the end of the day you might need some talking to.

I have recall. I don't know why or how. I had a guy once who said he played against me in novice [league, for kids under nine], for the Detroit Lasers. And I said, "Oh yeah, we beat you in the tournament, 8-1 and I think I scored seven goals, and the goalie was left-handed." And he was, "Oh my God. I was the goalie!" .

You don't feel sorry for yourself, you get on with life. (after not being picked starting goalie)

I'm not a reflex goalie. I try to make as many stops as possible with with my stomach.

I'm not a pretty goalie and I don't ever want to be called one, to tell you the truth.

Each team has a net liner, a goalie, and five attackers.

We have two defenders on the ice and three forwards. Our forwards are left winger, centre man and a right winger. We work as units of five. In ice hockey you go out and you go as hard as you can for 35 to 45 seconds, then we change.

Over the weekend, Vladimir Putin scored eight goals during a hockey game.

It happened just after he had the goalie executed.