A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.
You miss 100% of the shots you never take.
I skate to where the puck is going to be, not to where it has been.
I don't like my hockey sticks touching other sticks, and I don't like them crossing one another, and I kind of have them hidden in the corner. I put baby powder on the ends. I think it's essentially a matter of taking care of what takes care of you.
Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.
I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.
The only way a kid is going to practice is if it's total fun for him... and it was for me.
There's no perfect coach in the world. Coaches are human, too. Mistakes are made. But, fundamentally, if you're sound, you eliminate as many mistakes as possible.
I heard people say, 'Why would he want to do this?' My answer is 'Why not?' It is what I love. It's what I know.
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.