Mike Modano Quotes


21 Mike Modano quotes:



"Our ability to make plays and do things we've done well all season, all of the sudden to not have that happen, I think everybody has got questions why that's happening and why that is."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"I go back to the ability to make plays with the puck and being creative and doing things we had done all season long. I don't know if that's nerves or [being] scared to make mistakes."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"It's our ability to stay with the game plan and not really veer off too much. If we're behind, we don't start trying low percentage plays, we stick with it and keep the puck going forward and hopefully we'll get a break."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"I could stand here and give you all sorts of excuses about why I had the season I did in 2003-04, but I have vowed to be proactive ... in everything I do this season,"
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Excuse Quotes
"The tough part is that you feel like we deserve a better fate. The way we've been playing, with the type of urgency ... the skating has been there. It's exactly what we wanted to do. But it's a fine line over here."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Fate Quotes
"Maybe we need some new blood in there. You'd think USA Hockey would be more of a well-oiled operation. Basically, we were on our own as far as flights, hotels, tickets, stuff we normally wouldn't have to worry about and we could just focus on hockey."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Blood Quotes
"I want to be out there on the ice when the game is on the line. I want to be the one who decides games."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Game Quotes
"You hope that one of these guys comes through and demands some ice time. At 20, 21, they probably weren't ready, but now at 23 or 24, they're more confident and comfortable."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Hope Quotes
"When you go, you go hard, but you have to pace yourselves, too."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Hard Quotes
"For those guys, it's been kind of a habit in Detroit."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Habit Quotes
"You always want to get off to a great start and kind of settle into the season and kind of take a deep breath and relax. It's a plus to get those numbers early."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Kindness Quotes
"I saw the voting and it would be tough to accept that, considering the way I played, ... But being voted in by the fans, it's a little bit of an honor and a commitment. And being here made it an easy choice."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Voting Quotes
"That's tough. You like to have those timeouts to get a minute or two rest, so we keep our shifts shorter to keep guys fresh. It makes it a quicker game because there are more changes."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Rest Quotes
"We're just kind of easing into things and getting a feel for the new rules, which I think is going to make a big impact on the game."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Rules Quotes
"We're just kind of easing into things and getting a feel for the new rules, which I think is going to make a big impact on the game, ... It's going to really change it around, probably give guys time and space to make plays. You're probably going to see a lot more goals."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Rules Quotes
"We´re just kind of easing into things and getting a feel for the new rules, which I think is going to make a big impact on the game, ... It´s going to really change it around, probably give guys time and space to make plays. You´re probably going to see a lot more goals."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Rules Quotes
"Brian was strictly a shooter who had great hands, was tough to move and made a living in front of that net. It has been fun chasing those numbers. Hopefully, I can add to them so that no one else can get them."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Living Quotes
"His mind for the game and the way he thought the game out, he obviously had those tendencies and you could see it a little bit in the back of his mind that he was kind of leaning towards that after he was done playing."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Mind Quotes
"I don't know if that's nerves or [being] scared to make mistakes. You can sense a little tentativeness to our game."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Mistakes Quotes
"A lot of what they got, we gave them. We made too many mistakes early, and we had turnovers. You can't do that against a good team on the road and expect to win."
Author: Modano Quotes Category: Mistakes Quotes



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