“I am tired of you reporters. You are always writing what I say, not what I mean. You are always waiting for me to shoot my mouth in the foot.”
- Quebec Tigres C Florian Theroux, announcing that he would no longer speak to the press. The self-imposed ban lasted one day.
“We are one of the most elite organizations in this league. Unfortunately, most people don’t recognize that because of our record.”
“Hockey is the best sport for dentists. Mine has probably bought a yacht with all I’ve paid him. All dentists should love hockey.”
- Dakota Jackalopes RW Roman Bandikoff. Bandikoff lost a couple teeth after taking a high stick to the mouth in Tuesday’s 3-2 loss to Anchorage.
“I think the only way to keep Lundquist from seeing the puck would be to play in the dark. But even that probably wouldn’t work. I bet he’s got night vision like a cat. He’s not human.”
“People think being a goalie is easy, because they think all we do is stand around for 60 minutes. But you try having a job where every time you screw up, someone blows a big horn and everybody boos.”
“Hockey is a wonderful way to live. Anywhere else, if you fight with somebody, you go to prison. In hockey, you get big cheers and everybody loves you.”
“Drustan has one of the hardest shots in the league. With a single slapshot, he could put a hole in the net. At least if he could find it.”