16 Famous Hockey Quotes


REC Media is proud to present 16 great hockey quotes by some of the most famous names in the game.

You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave– win or lose.


Gordie Howe

You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.


Herb Brooks

You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.


Wayne Gretzky

I think as a Canadian hockey player, you go through it in your mind so many times, being able to stand on that blue line and hear your national anthem play and being a gold medal champion, you dream of that. And then to be able to accomplish that and actually win a gold medal and represent your country its an amazing feeling.


Sidney Crosby

All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity.


Gordie Howe


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The biggest thing we get out of it is seeing the kids smile. And hopefully we will also see that the lessons we're teaching - not only the fundamentals of hockey, but also the life values - are sinking in.


Bobby Orr

I wasn't naturally gifted in terms of size and speed; everything I did in hockey I worked for, and that's the way I'll be as a coach.


Wayne Gretzky

You see a hockey player, you'd never know he's a professional athlete. But you put the skates on him, and he becomes a beast.


Junior Seau

I think the thing you always got to keep in mind, you know, hockey is a game of one-on-one battles.


Mark Messier

Ice hockey is a form of disorderly conduct in which the score is kept.


Doug Larson

The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.


Wayne Gretzky

By the age of 18, the average American has witnessed 200,000 acts of violence on television, most of them occurring during Game 1 of the NHL playoff series.


Steve Rushin

A puck is a hard rubber disc that hockey players strike when they can't hit one another.


Jimmy Cannon

Half the game is mental; the other half is being mental.


Jim McKenny

Some people skate to the puck. I skate to where the puck is going to be.


Wayne Gretzky

Hockey players have fire in their hearts and ice in their veins.


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