quote by Ken Dryden

There are two types of forwards. Scorers and bangers. Scorers score and bangers bang.

— Ken Dryden

Colossal Scorer quotations

I don't get a big charge out of being the leading scorer.

The object of competing is winning. I just try to do what has to be done for us to win. That might be anything at the time - defense, rebounding, passing. I get great satisfaction out of being a team player.

I played soccer all my life and I used to think growing up that they put the fat kid in goal or they put the kid that wasn't good with the ball at their feet in goal and I never wanted to do goalkeeper, I was always the goal scorer.

When I'm going against guys like Kevin Durant - one of the best leading scorers in the league - it pushes you to want to get better, seeing how hard he works.

Raúl is a born goal-scorer. He was always in the right place at the right time. He was a great professional – one of the best to emerge from our country. His dedication, discipline and talent were superb. To talk about Raúl is to talk about a thoroughbred striker. He is, perhaps, one of the last true center forwards produced by El Salvador.

I think that to stop an offense, you must go to the heart of that offense.

If it is a particular move, a screen, the break, an outstanding scorer, whatever it is that they like to do and rely on, you have to work in your plans on taking that completely or as much as possible away from them.

I was probably born a scorer, but I was made a winner.

Whatever works, whatever wins championships, wins games, that's what I do.

I'm the leading scorer in the cup, and that's lovely, but don't forget this is also a great moment for the whole squad, when the two things coincide you can't ask for more.

He is a goal scorer, not a natural born one - not yet. That takes time.

You can be the seventh scorer or the first scorer, just be your best version.

I've never proclaimed myself to be a shooter. But I am definitely a scorer.

It was a weird game. There was ugly shooting and a lot of turnovers and mistakes, and we were just fortunate to get the win. I should have done better, but it was just a very ugly and weird game... I knew the game was going to be an ugly game when I saw those three guys at the scorer's table. Ugly people call ugly games.

I was playing the best football of my career at the time, finishing top scorer in Italy three year's running. There were other good players around but I think I was the best at that time.

I came in the league as not a shooter, not a scorer.

My game was to play defense and make my teammates better. The most important stat to me was that left column - winning. Nothing else matters.

For when the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name, He writes -- not that you won or lost -- but how you played the Game.

Jimmer Fredette is the best scorer in the world!!

I never really looked at myself as a scorer, but if the shot is there, I'm certainly going to take it.

When I was a little kid I used to play with guys twice my age, so, I was the last one picked, so if I picked I knew that I had to get the ball to the scorer if I wanted to stay on the court, so that was pretty much my job.

If someone has the chance to be top scorer and you want to encourage him, then you give him the chance to be top scorer but it never happened. That's why I believe something is going on there.

I hate it when you see talented teams with a lot of scorers and they can't get along with each other.

I've always been a goal scorer. Playing both ways is something I wanted to do coming into the league.

Both of the Villa scorers were born in Liverpool, as was the Villa manager, who was born in Birkenhead.

He reminds me of Michael Jordan. "You look and they have similar games where they want to lead their team to victory, no matter if they have to shoot the ball every time or if they have to rebound or pass, they're going to find a way to win." I've always said that Kobe Bryant is the best scorer in our game today and he's definitely proving himself.

I'm a scorer, not a triple-double player

Those who said I'm not an out-and-out goal-scorer are probably right.

I always feel I could score more.

I don't want to just be an athlete. I kind of obsess on that sometimes. I don't want my son to be reading, oh, 'disappointment, just a scorer, selfish, didn't win enough, never quite the best' -- whatever. I want to be bigger than that. I want to shape my own destiny instead of just having him read about whatever on the back page.

I believe in my heart I'm the best player in the world.

I'm just a scorer. I try to put the ball in the basket for my team. I'm just confident in my ability to play ball.

Some of the players are known as scorers or assists.

I guess what I am known as being is an ironwoman.

I was an all-around player - if I was just a scorer, there's no way the Hawks would have won 50 games four years in a row.

Michael Jordan is probably the greatest scorer to ever play in the game.

But I may go as far to say Lebron James may be the the greatest player to ever play the game.

We changed our rules. If a player does not have some sot of altercation on or off the court once each month, we fine him...The guys that are our top four scorers, each of them will be required once every two months to appear on MTV. The guys who shoot the worst free throws over a one-month period, next time we have a TV game they're required to look into the camera and beat their chests after they make a good play.

When Bobby came into the league he was a rushing defenseman, a goal scorer and a point getter. He just opened the game up to more offence and that's the way the game is played now.