Tom Renney Quotes

37 Tom Renney quotes:

"We have to stay out of the penalty box. Five-on-five, if there's a team that has the advantage it may be us. We have to be patient and avoid frustration."
Author: Renney Quotes Category: Advantage Quotes
"If there is an advantage to be gained by this, it's that we think we can beat this team. We feel like we can come in here and win, that's an important feeling to have as a hockey club. You've got to be really feeling strongly about yourself and your ability to beat anybody any night."
Author: Renney Quotes Category: Advantage Quotes
"It's a reference point, that's probably the biggest advantage we created for ourselves out of tonight. We did come from behind to beat a real good hockey team and we have to use that for what it's worth."
Author: Renney Quotes Category: Advantage Quotes
"All the cliches fit. It's a very valuable time for us if we get through this adversity, because it's going to galvanize our group and define our organization moving forward."
Author: Renney Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"The difference-maker tonight. The strength of the man, his ability to get around the defense and get it to the net and put it away is just unbelievable."
Author: Renney Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"Overmatched? I doubt it. I just thought we had a strong game. We took advantage of some things that were presented to us and I thought we were as good as we've been defensively all year."
Author: Renney Quotes Category: Doubt Quotes
"There's no benefit-of-a-doubt stuff in the playoffs. You're in the big parade now and you have to participate. If we give ourselves a chance to play five-on-five hockey, then who knows?"
Author: Renney Quotes Category: Doubt Quotes
"Let's be honest about this hockey club, gang: These guys have gone above and beyond the call of duty from Day One. One thing we can proudly do is defend this team's good intentions, their work habits and their desire to win."
Author: Renney Quotes Category: Duty Quotes
"I thought he showed a lot of courage tonight. I thought he protected the puck as best he could and could make plays only he could make. He wasn't able to manufacture much offensively off the shot. He played to the best of his ability and it was important to have him in the lineup and in our dressing room."
Author: Renney Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"Every game to us is very valuable but this does conjure up the type of emotion that is playoff-type hockey, or certainly consequential hockey. We want to play that as much as possible, because it makes us better."
Author: Renney Quotes Category: Emotions Quotes
"I think the trick was getting him in an environment that he could flourish. I still think there's a lot there. I don't think anybody should be surprised by this."
Author: Renney Quotes Category: Environment Quotes
"It's beyond belief. You sort of equate that with the drought with the Stanley Cup and I guess it adds up but it's almost unbelievable."
Author: Renney Quotes Category: Belief Quotes
"He nailed the big one. We believe we have the goaltending that can seal the deal."
"Obviously the penalty parade would suggest I'm not completely happy at all, nor should (the players) be. There's no benefit of the doubt in the playoffs. You're in the big parade now and you've got to participate. It becomes obviously clear we're incapable of dealing with the pressure of these types of situations well enough to stay out of the penalty box and give ourselves a chance."
Author: Renney Quotes Category: Benefit Quotes
"We had a very professional conversation. It was not any kind of confrontation, it was just sharing thoughts."
"It may affect our transition game. He's got really good poise with the puck, he's got good deception where he can look people off and then make the appropriate little outlet pass. Those are real critical to our transition game and how much time we spend in our own end."
Author: Renney Quotes Category: Deception Quotes
"If he can elevate to the point where we have no choice, then it's possible. If he comes in and does an admirable job, then probably not."
Author: Renney Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"That's a pretty deadly combination. You don't last long under those circumstances."
"We've got to get back to good habits of how we start our games ... how we manage the circumstances in those first six, eight, 10 minutes. We have to try to dictate the terms."
"It's cheating. It's trying to make the 60-foot pass and not collaborating on anything that has to be done."
Author: Renney Quotes Category: Cheating Quotes

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