NHL Players Say the Darndest Things

Daniel ArouchianSenior Analyst IDecember 23, 2008

"All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity."
Gordie Howe

"I'm not dumb enough to be a goalie."
Brett Hull

"I have to thank the guy who fired me because he was also the guy who hired me."
Serge Savard, after getting fired from Montreal.

"When we've got the puck, they can't score."
Paul Coffey


"I was a multi-millionaire from playing hockey. Then I got divorced, and now I am a millionaire."
Bobby Hull

"The day you hear someone call me captain will be the day I buy a boat."
Guy Lafleur

"A month before the season I stop putting ketchup on my french fries."
Mario Lemieux

"Half the game is mental; the other half is being mental."
Jim McKenny

"We get nose jobs all the time in the NHL, and we don't even have to go to the hospital."
Brad Park

"We take the shortest route to the puck and arrive in ill humor."
Bobby Clarke