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.— Marcel Dionne
Sensational Stanley Cup quotations
Like if like a cup of tea... it's all in how you make it.
I think to compare any time you win a Stanley Cup would be unfair to all the players from all the teams.
He's only 4 years old, so I don't think he realized, you know, that I played so many years. Of course, we watch tapes here from the Stanley Cup years, but I don't think he realized how many years I played.
Handle your future with care. A full cup must be carried steadily.
We have to get better at that. All of the Stanley Cup winning teams throughout the past few seasons, when they needed to play defense, they did it. If you can play defense, that's when you know it's game over.
I didn't hear him because my two Stanley Cup rings were plugging my ears.
I could not hear what they say about me, my 2 Stanley Cup rings were stuffed in my ears.
Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put it in the teapot, it becomes the teapot. Water can flow or it can crash. Be water my friend.
At the 1974 Stanley Cup Finals: Win today and we walk together forever.
Here in Denver, we want to thank Jeremy Jacobs for the way he runs his business.
Otherwise, we wouldn't have gotten Ray Bourque and won a Stanley Cup.
I'm competitive. I'd love another chance to be part of a Stanley Cup championship team. That'd be awesome.
Life is like a cup of tee, it's all about how you make it.
As long as I could remember, since I was 5 years old, I watched the Stanley Cup.
I stayed up, made a point of watching it presented, watched the celebration in the locker room, and always dreamed that maybe I'd get there.
One of the great rules of hockey is: On the Stanley Cup, all germs are healthy.
I can't hear what Jeremy says because my ears are blocked with my two Stanley Cup Rings.
An empty coffee cup is full of hope...
As a kid, you dream of winning the Stanley Cup.
As you get older, you understand the importance of winning the Olympics.
Lifting the Stanley Cup for the first time.
There's nothing like it. It's the greatest story. In my era, they used to say you couldn't be a superstar without winning one. I remember thinking when I lifted it: "Now they can't say that about me."
....goal directed self-imposed delay of gratification is perhaps the essence of emotional self-regulation: the ability to deny impulse in the service of a goal, whether it be building a business, solving an algebraic equation, or pursuing the Stanley Cup.
Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.
It's just amazing how many companies suddenly want you to hold up their products after you've held up the Stanley Cup.
You do not play hockey for good seasons.
You play to win the Stanley Cup. It has to be the objective.
We should've been better, more disciplined.
We made untimely mistakes defensively, as a group. This is really humbling for us. After winning the Stanley Cup, we got brought back down to earth, hard. Maybe the humbling is good for us in the long run.
Life is like a cup of tea, It's all in how you make it ..
Through the years, I have so many wonderful memories of playing with the Red Wings: winning four Stanley Cups, scoring big goals, going into battle every night side by side with my teammates, playing with every ounce of effort I could muster.
My only goal is to win the Stanley Cup and do what I have to to win that.
Bob Kelly was so dumb, they shoulda written his name on the Stanley Cup in crayon.
Individual records are nice to get, but before the season starts, you want to play to win the Stanley Cup!
What I've learned so far from researching is that to win the Stanley Cup, you have to make the playoffs.
What pitching is in a short series in baseball, goaltending is in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
As a sports fan, the Los Angeles Kings winning the Stanley Cup makes me feel very alive.
My dad was so influential in my career.
It was a fulfillment of every athlete's dream. I dreamed about it as a kid. We played hockey in the backyard. We had silver buckets we carried around like the Stanley Cup. It was everything that you would hope.
Winning the Stanley Cup in '99 was a dream come true. I'll never forget it.
Stanley Cup winners don’t hand back the Stanley Cup.
Winning a Stanley Cup for Toronto, that's the biggest dream and the biggest goal.
I'd rather have a 16, as in Stanley Cup playoff wins.
Look at great teams like Detroit a couple of years ago;
they win the Stanley Cup and guys only score 25 goals, nobody has a really big season.
I won eight Stanley Cups as a player, and I've been told it's because I played on great teams. I won two as a general manager, and I've been told it's because I was lucky.
I'd never won the Stanley Cup so I asked Cournoyer right after the final if this was like winning the Cup. He said, 'This is ten times better.' I believed him.
After referees negated a line change that led to Tampa Bay"s winning goal in the Stanley Cup Playoffs: After all these years in the league, am I that stupid that I would put four forwards and one defenseman in a 3-3 tie, in the third period? I think everybody that knows me here knows I"m not that stupid. I might be halfway stupid, but not that stupid.