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I’m very proud of our NHL players. I think they all handle themselves extremely well and they all work really hard.
I knew at a young age, whether I was playing baseball or hockey or lacrosse, that my teammates were counting on me, whether it be to strike the last batter out in a baseball game or score a big goal in a hockey game.
I just like to keep my money in the bank; I’m not a big risk-taker. I don’t know anything about the stock market… I stay away from things I don’t know anything about.
Listen, everything I have in my life is because of the NHL and because of hockey, and I love the game and I loved every minute of being a player, I loved coaching, I loved being involved in the NHL.
The only way a kid is going to practice is if it’s total fun for him… and it was for me.
My kids are no different than anyone else’s – they tend to disagree with everything I say!
Most people marry their mother. I married my father.
The biggest difference between L.A. and Edmonton was that instead of people looking at me I was looking at them.
The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.
A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.
I couldn’t beat people with my strength; I don’t have a hard shot; I’m not the quickest skater in the league. My eyes and my mind have to do most of the work.
Ninety percent of hockey is mental and the other half is physical.
I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.
And people who know me would tell you that away from hockey I’m really not that competitive.
Growing up, I was always the small guy.
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
Hockey is a unique sport in the sense that you need each and every guy helping each other and pulling in the same direction to be successful.
By no means could I play at the level of these kids who play in the NHL now but as 50-year-olds go, I feel really good and I feel blessed that I’m still healthy.
When I was 5 and playing against 11-year-olds, who were bigger, stronger, faster, I just had to figure out a way to play with them.