Friday, November 20, 2009

Truckulence?

Wednesday November 18th, Canoe.ca - SLAM!Sports:
"Everyone talks about playoffs like it’s a dirty word. I never promised we’d make it this year, but if that’s not your goal every year in this business, do something else, go drive a truck."

Thursday, November 5, 2009

He's A Good Hockey Player, Okay?

Wednesday, November 4th, Toronto Sun:
"He won't win any public speaking contests."

Monday, October 12, 2009

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Show Time

Friday, June 26th, Toronto Star:
"I will tell you this –the best hockey fans on the planet are not in Montreal,they're in Toronto,"

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Friday, September 25, 2009

Ever Been To Prague?

Friday, September 25th, Wall Street Journal:
"I tell them to go watch a game in the Czech league, where every shot comes from 12, 14 feet away from the net and no one checks anyone the whole damn game. It drives me absolutely nuts."

Friday, September 18, 2009

You Can Be Fearless

Thursday, September 17th, National Post:
"I told them we've got toughness here.

You go play.

You want to run someone?

Do it."

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

And Now It Gets Serious

Wednesday, September 16th, Toronto Star:
"We will afford them

opportunity to fight

non-teammates,"

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Shoulders Of The Vesa

Friday, August, 28th,National Post:

"It doesn't matter how good the rest of your team is,

it doesn't matter how good of a job you've done as a GM,

if you don't have goaltending

you can't win."

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Five Minus Four Equals Zero

Thursday, August 20th, Canoe.ca - SLAM!Sports:
"You got Mitchell,
you've got Stajan,
you've got Primeau,
you've got Wallin, you've got Grabovski... You look at the list of centres, it means someone is going to be sitting next to me on opening night."

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Still Got Socks On

Friday, August 14th, National Post:
"We're not going to ask him
to waive his no-trade clause.
We want him here for the season."

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Do Your Part

Tuesday, March 31, Globe And Mail:
"Everybody knows, hockey is not a sport in Canada,

it's a religion, and it's not going to change...

It's different in Canada... the pressure that's placed on them by the fans and the media,is helpful because it makes your team and manager perform."

Monday, August 10, 2009

Pogge's Head And The "Box"

Monday, March 30th, National Post:
"There are (four) sides to the box that makes up a starting goaltender in the
National Hockey League.
The first three sides are size athletic abilityand competitive spirit.

Justin has those. The fourth side dictates whether you can be a starter and that's mental.Can you handle the pressure?"