Hockey's history if full of colorful personalities, many of which weren't shy when reporters entered the room.
But as media evolves, it's hard to put the players of the Original Six Era in the same "quotable" category as today's players. In the 1940s, teams could manipulate their image. In the 1960s, organizations could massage the story. Today, teams have their own online television channels, and Twitter has changed access completely.
Here are 15 guys that, no matter the era, are worth putting a microphone in front of.