Harry Sinden Quotes
Harry James Sinden (born September 14, 1932 in Weston, Ontario) was the long-time general manager, coach, and president for the Boston Bruins NHL hockey team, and was the coach of Team Canada during the 1972 Summit Series. He is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame in the builders category.
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The only way you can check Gretzky is to hit him when he is standing still singing the national anthem.
“As they use the expression, Mike was dealt the nine of hearts. We couldn't expect to start the season with three signed players and really not have an opportunity to sign or select a team from a group of players we thought we would have available.”
“He was a gentleman as he's always been. He said it was not unexpected and he felt no animosity at that time.”
“This didn't have a purpose to it. It was becoming a rather awkward situation with the general manager of the team and myself and ownership. We were contemplating making this move just recently. We knew we were probably going to make it and asking somebody to continue on is just not the right thing to do.”
Goaltending is to hockey like putting is to golf. It really has no relationship to the rest of the game.
The thrills, the turmoil, the passion, the stunning surprises of that roller coaster ride in '72 caused our emotions to run wild
It's the attitude of the players, not their skills, that is the biggest factor in determining whether you win or lose.
Putting on the same jerseys doesn't make a team. You're still just a collection of individuals until you find a common goal.
Two out of every three goals you score come from checking. One out of every three comes from sheer finesse.
“Cam Neely was the hockey player the other hockey players wanted to be. He was blessed with a rare blend of talent, strength and determination and inspired other players to play as he did - hard and unrelenting.”