Brendan Shanahan Quotes


20 Brendan Shanahan quotes:



"It's one of the biggest challenges,"
"Seeing as I'm on the competition committee, I support the rule changes,"
"Since I was 15 years old I've never been able to spend Christmas, Halloween or Thanksgiving (with friends and family). This was the first time I was able to enjoy a Super Bowl."
Author: Shanahan Quotes Category: Christmas Quotes
"Sergei is a great player with world-class talent. Adding a player like that, I'm sure Columbus is hoping it'll get a lot of their young guys excited."
Author: Shanahan Quotes Category: Class Quotes
"I see a lot of young players today who are supposed to be the future of the game and I shake my head. Guys who dive. Guy who don't put the team first,"
Author: Shanahan Quotes Category: Future Quotes
"I want all the members of the media to know that I finished sixth in the (team's season-long) football pool. And Dan Cleary finished ninth."
Author: Shanahan Quotes Category: Football Quotes
"It's something that's separate from the game of hockey and we're not going to try to prostitute it into wins and losses."
Author: Shanahan Quotes Category: Game Quotes
"In this league, you can never look past opponents. You'll get yourself into trouble. Start thinking about the future, it's going to mess up your present."
Author: Shanahan Quotes Category: Future Quotes
"This is the way we started games earlier in the season, and we need to get back to that. When teams have to play us from behind and are forced to open things up, we're at our best."
Author: Shanahan Quotes Category: Games Quotes
"Playing hockey is fun. Going out and hooking and holding really isn't fun."
Author: Shanahan Quotes Category: Fun Quotes
"Shortly after that, we got a couple of power-play goals because we fed off of those penalty-kills. That was the story of the night, the penalty-killing."
Author: Shanahan Quotes Category: Goals Quotes
"Since the first day of training camp, he talked about us playing more like a playoff team and scoring playoff-style goals. It's a theme we hear every day. Sometimes you don't like the news the coach is delivering, but he's the coach. It's not his job to fit in with us. It's our job to fit in with him. You need one guy in charge, and he's the guy."
"I was just trying to get a piece of the goalie and let it squeeze in, ... That's just kind of a hope play. You're lucky if it goes in."
Author: Shanahan Quotes Category: Trying Quotes
"It definitely is going to test the depth. Hopefully these aren't serious injuries for these guys. Sometimes a little rest at this time of year can be a blessing in disguise for players like that. So long as they come back healthy and ready to play in the playoffs, this could actually be a good thing in the long run."
Author: Shanahan Quotes Category: Rest Quotes
"The league knows that the enforcement of the rules is really going to be judged in the second half of the season and in the playoffs. It will all mean nothing if the standard changes during that time."
Author: Shanahan Quotes Category: Rules Quotes
"I don't mind that people are counting us out. My first year here was 1997 and that's when a lot of people thought the Red Wings had missed their window of opportunity and we won our first of three Stanley Cups together."
Author: Shanahan Quotes Category: Mind Quotes
"a guy who spoke his mind, a colorful guy."
Author: Shanahan Quotes Category: Mind Quotes
"You prepare yourself the same against every team. You'd like to have that type of success against every team. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. I can't explain it."
Author: Shanahan Quotes Category: Success Quotes
"I think the fact that referees are going to have consistent partners, and they're usually only going to work just one conference - they'll get more familiar with us and we'll get more familiar with them - we hope that improves your ability to predict what a referee will and will not call."
Author: Shanahan Quotes Category: Work Quotes
"From a players' perspective, and from a league perspective, when the markets are doing well and the season-ticket sales and the fan interest and the merchandise and all these things are going and improving and there's buzz - it's money in everyone's pockets,"



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