Hockey Famous Players Quotes

Inspirational Hockey Famous Players Quotes for Athletes

Heart is the difference between those who attempt and those who achieve

- Unkown
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It's tough to argue with Coffey on this one. Passion for the game often grows on the outdoor rinks.

- Paul Coffey
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Playing hockey, there were a lot of guys bigger than me, so I knew I was going to get hit and have to deal with it. Gotta hit back.

- Mike Weir
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Whether you're trying to learn in hockey or trying to learn in life, I've always tried to be observant and tried to learn more, tried to evolve, whether it's as a hockey player or as a person. With each year, I try to do that.

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

- Wayne Gretzky
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I played pretty darn competitive-level hockey. Then the good old knee injury. Obviously, it's a blessing in disguise, but growing up Canadian, that's our religion, that's our football.

- Taylor Kitsch
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Since the beginning, I always loved the game. When you grow up in Montreal, one day you want to be a professional hockey player. When I was six or seven, I knew that was what I wanted.

- Mario Lemieux
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Anyway, I've never been captain in 16 years in the NHL. But that didn't stop me being a leader in my own way.

- Guy Lafleur
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Half the game is mental; the other half is being mental.

- Jim McKenny
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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
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The game, and the large organizing idea behind Stephen Smith's deeply personal 'Puckstruck,' sleeps in ponds and in the crooked limbs of trees overhead; we merely pluck a stick from the sky and skate over the frozen world to find ourselves and each other.

- Michael Winter
8
Some people skate to the puck. I skate to where the puck is going to be.

- Wayne Gretzky
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Usually when I wielded a hockey stick, it meant somebody was going to get hurt. This is just a friendly match.

- Stan Mikita
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You do not play hockey for good seasons. You play to win the Stanley Cup. It has to be the objective.

- Guy Lafleur
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All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity.

- Gordie Howe
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When it comes to hockey, it's been in my blood since I was 3 or 4 years old. I love coaching the kids, especially at that level.

- Mario Lemieux
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Ninety percent of hockey is mental and the other half is physical.

- Wayne Gretzky
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Hockey is a tough, physical game, and it always should be.

- Mario Lemieux
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How would you like a job where, every time you make a mistake, a big red light goes on and 18,000 people boo?

- Jacques Plante
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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
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