"Yeah, I'm cocky and I am arrogant. But that doesn't mean I'm not a nice person."
"I was three-quarters down the list of guys I would be facing in my first game when I realized I was looking at our own roster."
Glenn Healy, on playing in the minors.
"It felt like a golf swing and my head was on the tee."
Edmonton's Tyler Wright, on being clubbed by Joe Murphy.
"I guess they respect my shot because they were all ready at the blue line."
Patrick Roy, on his attempt at the Edmonton Oilers empty net.
"I had to pinch myself seeing the grassy knoll and the book suppository building."
Trevor Linden, on viewing the site of John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas.
"I know I'm not very popular on Long Island. I don't know who's less popular, me or Joey Buttafuoco."
New York Islander General Manager Don Maloney.
"He's a gutless puke, that's what Travis Green is. That's why he doesn't wear an Islander uniform any more."
Mike Milbury, on former Islander Travis Green and his hit on Kenny Jonsson.
"We’re looking forward to building the type of team the Rangers are able to buy."
Phoenix GM Bobby Smith.
"I tried to talk my daughter out of going with a hockey player but, he’s a good kid. He asked me if he could marry Carrie before he asked her. I said: “You want to what?” I thought he was just going to ask for more ice time."
Phil Esposito, on his daughter Carrie getting engaged to Alexander Selivanov.
"I honestly believe some would have given up their left leg to stop a shot in the third period."