Sunday, August 16, 2009
Famous Maple Leafs Quotes
The Toronto Maple Leafs have been around for a long time and as the team gets closer to their 100th year Anniversary, we have decided to gather some of the better quotes from the team, as we look at players, management and even owners famous quotes of all time. There are even quotes from players or management that were one time members of the franchise but may have said this famous hockey quote as part of another team but they were just too good to pass up on so we have included them in our list.
"I was happy to have an attraction in out building that we didnt have to pay for"
"Half the game is mental and the other half is being mental"
"Hockey is like a disease, you cant really shake it"
"I just made up my mind that I was going to lose my teeth and have my face cut to pieces"
"Its going to be good to be on his side for a change. Ill save a lot of energy since I dont have to concentrate on whacking him. Im pretty excited about that"
"Playing goal is like being shot at"
"One road trip we were stuck on the runaway for seven hours. The plane kept driving until we arrived at the rink and then I realized we were on a bus"
"Put the kids in with a few old pappy guys who still like to win and the combination is unbeatable"
"Maybe Im hanging around with Dennis Rodman too much"
"Its not necessarily the amount of time you spend at practice that counts, its what you put into the practice"
"How would you like a job when everytime you make a mistake a red light goes on and 18,000 people boo"
"Empty net goals are for homos"
"If someone gave the Russians a football they would win the Super Bowl in two years"
"Thats a 12 year olds goal pads and its illegal, its tough to comment on these changes, if that pad I showed is illegal on a 12 year old then I think if they want more goals, they should take away our helmets"
"There are a lot of things to see out there. a couple of highways, Im going to go check out the cars"
"Ive got nothing to say and Im only going to say it once"
"We just wanted to play an ugly game"
"Hockey is a mans game and the team with the most real men wins"
"I get paid for the practices, Id play the games for free"
"If you got a chance to screw the government out of a few bucks you would do it too"
"Lose a game in this town and people want to put bullets in your boat, you guys think this is easy"
"Let me fight your toughest guy, if I win I get a spot on your team"
"Optimism and hope are for teams that dont believe, we believe we can make the playoffs"
"Your hunt for a goaltendeer is over"
"Obviously we played all right, we lost a one goal game in double overtime"
"We were in disarray for a while, squeezing our sticks and thinking too much"
This is a special bonus quote from an unknown fan.
"Id trade Larry Murphy for a shaved monkey who could skate and a bucket full of pucks"
Angry Maple Leafs Fan
These are some of the better quotes we recall here at TML Fan Fury, feel free to post any other comments you may remember from anyone who at one point was part of the Maple Leafs organization.