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Inspirational Hockey Quotes

You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave – win or lose.  Gordie Howe

 

Hockey’s a funny game. You have to prove yourself every shift, every game. It’s not up to anybody else. You have to take pride in yourself.  Paul Coffey

 

You’ve got to love what you’re doing. If you love it, you can overcome any handicap or the soreness or all the aches and pains, and continue to play for a long, long time.  Gordie Howe

 

Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.  Wayne Gretzky

 

Hockey captures the essence of Canadian experience in the New World. In a land so inescapably and inhospitably cold, hockey is the chance of life, and an affirmation that despite the deathly chill of winter we are alive.  Stephen Leacock

 

Hockey players have fire in their hearts and ice in their veins.  Unknown

 

The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.Wayne Gretzky

 

I found out that if you are going to win games, you had better be ready to adapt.  Scotty Bowman

 

Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. – Satchel Paige

 

I won’t accept anything less than the best a player’s capable of doing, and he has the right to expect the best that I can do for him and the team! – Lou Holtz

 

Winning is only half of it. Having fun is the other half.Bum Phillips

A good coach will make his players see what they can be rather than what they are. – Ara Parasheghian

 

The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual. – Vince Lombardi

 

Ability is what you’re capable of doing.
Motivation determines what you do.
Attitude determines how well you do it. – Lou Holtz

 

Show me a guy whos afraid to look bad, and I’ll show you a guy you can beat every time.-Lou Brock

 

The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club wont be worth a dime. – Babe Ruth

 

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Great Hockey Quotes

Here are some great hockey quotes: Some inspiring, some funny and some that make you say, huh?  Enjoy!

 

”A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.” –Wayne Gretzky

 

”Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking your potential.” – Liane Carlos

 

”Goaltending is a normal job, sure. How would you like it in your job if every time you made a small mistake, a red light went on over your desk and 15,000 people stood up and yelled at you.” – Jacques Plante

 

”It takes brains. It’s not like a forward, where you can get away with scoring and not play defense. On defense you have to be thinking.” – Chris Chelios

 

”It’s not necessarily the amount of time you spend at practice that counts; it’s what you put into the practice.” – Eric Lindros

 

”It’s too easy when you’re not winning to look for excuses and point at others for reasons. ”You can say “Oh well, it’s this guys fault or they don’t do this well” or you can say “I’ve got to play better and contribute more”. You’ve got to find another gear and come up with big games.” – Sean Burke

 

”People talk about skating, puck handling and shooting, but the whole sport is angles and caroms, forgetting the straight direction the puck is going, calculating where it will be directed, factoring in all the interruptions. Basically, my whole game is angles.” – Wayne Gretzky

 

”The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sassoon

 

”The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.” – Joe Paterno

 

”What a player does best, he should practice least. Practice is for problems.” – Duke Snider

 

”The five S’s of sports training are: stamina, speed, strength, skill and spirit, but the greatest of these is spirit.” – Ken Doherty

 

”When I look at the net I don’t see a goalie.” – Pavel Bure

 

”You miss 100% of the shots you never take.” – Wayne Gretzky

 

”Call them pros, call them mercenaries — but in fact they are just grown-up kids who have learned on the frozen creek or flooded corner lot that hockey is the greatest thrill of all. – Lester Patrick

 

”I don’t like my hockey sticks touching other sticks, and I don’t like them crossing one another, and I kind of have them hidden in the corner. I put baby powder on the ends. I think it’s essentially a matter of taking care of what takes care of you” – Wayne Gretzky

 

”If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.” – Herschel Walker

 

”Playing goal is like being shot at.” – Jacques Plante

 

”Some guys play hockey. Gretzky plays 40mph chess.” – Lowell Cohn

 

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