NHL: Straight From The Mouth Of Scotty Bowman

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NHL: Straight From The Mouth Of Scotty Bowman
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Scotty Bowman coached 2,371 games (including playoffs) with five different teams and winning a total of nine Stanley Cups while coaching Montreal Canadiens, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Detroit Red Wings. He also won three Stanley Cups as a member of an organization's front office. 

Here's a list of a few memorable quotes from his career.

 

  • “I like Montreal but a guy gets to a point where he can't work anymore for someone he feels is less competent than him.”
  • “Hockey is its own game. It's completely different than all other games, although it's getting way too close to soccer.”
  • “I've KO'd a lot of guys verbally. I've got one of the most vicious knockout punches with the tongue of anyone on earth.”
  • “The better the coaching has become, the worse the game has become.”
  • “I knew your father before you did, and I don't think he'd be too proud of what you're doing right now.”
  • “I like to think I speak for a lot of the players. But a lot of the players don't ever support me, which [ticks] me off.”
  • “There is nothing so uncertain as a sure thing.”
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