Wayne Gretzky Quotes


17 Wayne Gretzky quotes:



"A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be."
Author: Gretzky Quotes Category: Sports Quotes Canadian Athlete Quotes
"It's a big game, it's on Hockey Night in Canada and he's been outstanding all year."
Author: Gretzky Quotes Category: Canada Quotes
"We know that this country wants gold and nothing else is good enough. That's the expectation for Canada when it comes to hockey and we know that. We aren't kidding ourselves. We know we have to win the gold. We don't have anything else on our minds."
Author: Gretzky Quotes Category: Canada Quotes
"The success of Team Canada got me interested in teaching again which is something I really enjoy doing,"
Author: Gretzky Quotes Category: Canada Quotes
"If I bet on sports ? I would never embarrass Team Canada or the country or hockey ? I would phone (NHL commissioner) Gary Bettman and Bob Nicholson right now and say you know what, I resign, it's over, even if I made a $1 bet."
Author: Gretzky Quotes Category: Canada Quotes
"The only way a kid is going to practice is if it's total fun for him... and it was for me."
Author: Gretzky Quotes Category: Fun Quotes Canadian Athlete Quotes
"The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it."
Author: Gretzky Quotes Category: Compliments Quotes Canadian Athlete Quotes
"Listen, first of all, my wife is my best friend. My love for her is deeper than anything. The reality is, I'm not involved, I wasn't involved and I'm not going to be involved. Am I concerned for both of them? Sure there's concern from me. I'm more worried about them than me. I'm like you guys, I'm trying to figure it all out."
"There's no perfect coach in the world. Coaches are human, too. Mistakes are made. But, fundamentally, if you're sound, you eliminate as many mistakes as possible."
Author: Gretzky Quotes Category: Coach Quotes
"I'll be honest with you, when I was 22, 23, 24, I never thought I'd be a coach in the NHL. But I'm excited about the challenge . . . . The last couple of weeks I've been following my son's baseball team around and I kind of got the itch to coach, as silly as that sounds."
Author: Gretzky Quotes Category: Coach Quotes
"Hopefully, they can come up with a compromise that everyone's happy with because it would be great to see us keep playing hockey."
Author: Gretzky Quotes Category: Compromise Quotes
"He works harder than any athlete I've ever been around as far as off-season conditioning goes. He's a maniac . . . I see him playing another three years no question. He could be our ( Julio ) Franco ."
Author: Gretzky Quotes Category: Athletics Quotes
"There is so much parity in the game, there are so many teams that are stronger, and it is much tougher to get 400 wins now. There is such a fine line between winning and losing, so to accomplish something like that in this era is pretty special."
Author: Gretzky Quotes Category: Game Quotes
"In a lot of ways he reminds me of ( Mark ) Messier . He's solid. He's hard. He just wants to win."
Author: Gretzky Quotes Category: Hard Quotes
"When Mess came in to the league from the WHA at 17 he was kind of raw,"
Author: Gretzky Quotes Category: Kindness Quotes
"[But the most convincing determinant was the] fun ... I found a passion for coaching and liking it, so here I am today."
Author: Gretzky Quotes Category: Passion Quotes
"I will say it one more time, I said it the other night, I didn't bet, it didn't happen, it's not going to happen, it hasn't happened, it's not something that I've done."
Author: Gretzky Quotes Category: Night Quotes



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