Saturday, August 22, 2009

Five Minus Four Equals Zero

Thursday, August 20th, - 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?"

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Let's Pick!

Friday, June 26th,
"Is that the kid you want?

we're going to take him."

Friday, August 7, 2009

No Promises To Keep

Wednesday, August 5th, London Free Press.
"One of the biggest problems last yearwas the sense of entitlement here.
I want every player under contract to realize that I will not hesitateto send a player on a one-way (contract) to the minors
if he's not prepared."

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Let The Defence Decide

Wednesday, August 5th, London Free Press:
"I'd like to see a little bit of Darwinian theory at work at training camp,

and see who wants to play here...

...for us to make the playoffs

we'd need eight (defencemen) minimum.

Right now we're at a higher number than that,

so we can let those guys sort that out."

Oh Lord, Kum Ba Yah

Wednesday, June 24th, Toronto Star:
"When I do go to mass on Sunday...

I pray for help...

at the goaltending position".