But one of his best verbal “lines” came a result of being questioned about whether or not he was going to Vancouver. Posted October 25, 2020, A Laugh a Day On a tour of Florida, the Pope took a couple of days off to visit the coast for some sightseeing. Posted February 16, 2020, Switch Shooters He was being interviewed and asked the secret to being a Vezina Trophy winner. The devil greets them at the gate and shows them to their new home. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (1969 – ) Canadian ice hockey player & executive, Canadian hockey coach, general manager & commentator, I had to pinch myself seeing the grassy knoll and the book, On viewing the site of John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas, Watching a shootout is like admitting you watch. A player on the bench says "at least he got ice on it right away." There's no rush. Quotes and One Liners. The latter commented on how the perennial All Star was now doing what he had always urged him to do—shoot the puck more. We appreciate all the fans that are here, but we really respect the five or six who stayed with us all year. Known as "Chico" during his career for his resemblance to the title character in a 1970s TV sitcom, the goalie-turned-broadcaster was never at a loss for words. NHL Insider NHL has had no dearth of good one-liners Cherry, Gretzky, Howe among sources of Fischler's favorite hockey quotes by Stan Fischler / Special to NHL.com Some of quotable quotes find their origin in the game’s “good old days”. One of the most effective ways of realizing that ambition is to make good use of “quick quips”, or, as they are sometimes called—one-liners”. But nobody did!”, Goalie George Gardner could never catch on permanently in the Big Time, although he had brief stints with Detroit between 1965 and 1968. My Homiletics professor in Seminary used to stress communication which was PUNGENT, POINTED, and PITHY when speaking from the platform. He racked up so many early shutouts that he was quickly nicknamed “Mr. He once kiddingly told an interviewer that his offseason job was as a "beer-taster" for the Ontario Liquor Control Board. Going for a walk because I want to stay healthy. Hockey is a mans game children can play, the other sports are children’s games that men play. Posted April 26, 2020, Some of Hockey's Fabulous Fables Tired of your friend talking about hockey, try some hockey jokes to shut him up. Any other third party trademarks or copyrights are the property of their respective owners. They took a 7-0 drubbing, and it was a hard pill to swallow for the losers. He leans over and asks his neighbor if someone will be sitting there. But this jocular jest seems fitting with which to bring this list to a conclusion. Guess I better step up my game. They give them hockey jerseys and call them our National Hockey Team. A player on the bench says "at least he got ice on it right away." See our new one liners or check one liner of the day. On the addition of Marty McSorley to the Shark lineup. "Three years ago, I couldn't spell author. His comment was priceless. Life is just a place where we spend time between games.". By using NHL websites or other online services, you consent to the practices described in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, including our Cookie Policy. “How come?” he queried. All Rights Reserved. “I never went to college!”. Having lived in northern Ontario their whole lives, the two men are excited to enjoy hell's warmer climate. Posted November 25, 2019, Lest We Forget! Posted May 26, 2019, You Gotta Have Hart! This excellent goalie-turned-superb hockey analyst lost Game 7 of a Stanley Cup Playoff series to the Philadelphia Flyers, spurring the following bit of philosophy. All rights reserved. Bill Raftery delivered one of the most memorable one-liners in college basketball history when he was overcome with emotion after a dunk thrown down by Jerome Lane on Jan. 25, 1988. One summer the former was driving through the Laurentian Mountains when he was sideswiped by another vehicle. All NHL team jerseys customized with NHL players' names and numbers are officially licensed by the NHL and the NHLPA. But as the 1973-74 season began the Leafs were a little short on tough guys. When asked if he had trouble sleeping after games he shot back: “Oh, I slept like baby. Legendary hockey reporter and analyst Stan Fischler writes a weekly scrapbook for NHL.com. Because there are 3 periods and only 2 pads. Do you know a funny one liner? The reporter is asking the kid questions and the coach walks by and says “tell them what you know kid it won’t take very long.” The kid looks back at the coach and says, “ I’ll tell them what we both know it won’t take any longer.”. Hockey's Clarion Call. "It's the only way I can support my family. If you’re not going to score goals, at least make people hate you. Charles Darwin is duidelijk: het leven is kort, verspil geen moment. 6:30pm Canada is now testing the vaccine for coronavirus, The way we get their attention is to tap on the glass. Like every whistle tooter he was plagued by constant criticism over missed or mistaken calls. Well, I don’t like their games!”. Pro hockey circles have been blessed with an abundance of wits, seemingly always ready with a snappy comment or a disarming response to a statement or situation. Search in the largest collection of one liners and puns, We use cookies for analytics, advertising and to improve user experience. “For the love of Mike, Ray!”, he groaned. Fischler, known as "The Hockey Maven," shares his knowledge, humor and insight with readers each Wednesday. When it hit the bookstores, Cherry was asked about his work. When questioned about it following the game, he remarked that he had also received a point for a helper in his first year with the team. Hockey Australia corporate partner and Hockey One naming rights partner Kellogg’s Sultana Bran has produced a brand new television commercial starring Hockeyroos co-captain Jodie Kenny. From among the countless icons connected with the world’s fastest game, there is one who stands head and shoulders above most of them in this regards. It seems only fitting that we’ll give him dibs at the podium to introduce the plethora of snappy saying available to us. Posted December 23, 2019, Just Plain Stupid - Part 1 All NHL team jerseys customized with NHL players' names and numbers are officially licensed by the NHL and the NHLPA. Hockey people can be hilarious. great with their hands. You couldn’t sleep either, eh?”, That same year another cage cop, Doug Favell, was in a position to reveal how he was never stuck for words either. Canadians bring their 'eh' game; Germans bring their wurst. “I only need 198 points to reach 200.”, Scotty Bowman was an expert at forming forward lines on the teams he coached, just one more way he contributed to his habitual winning ways. I gave him a glass of water. He leaned over the boards and shouted: “I may not see everything out there, Doc, but at least I don’t bury my mistakes like you do!”, In 1939 Frankie Brimsek took the NHL by storm with his sensational goaltending. I mean, I've got the washboard stomach, too. “We haven’t had a shot on him yet!”, Murph Chamberlain and Ray Getliffe were defense partners with the Canadiens from 1943 through 1945. I'm taking part in a stair climbing competition. Patrick said the reason he slowed down was because he would stopped Jeremy if we would taken the shot. “That I won’t even send a letter airmail!”, Al Rollins, whose stellar performance in the crease for the lowly Chicago Blackhawks won him the league MVP in 1954, was always ready with a snappy comeback regardless of the circumstances. Four out of five dentists surveyed recommended playing hockey. ", Longtime NHL forward Dan Maloney, when asked about a New Year's resolution: "To score as many goals this year as Wayne Gretzky got last week. Here's one priceless example. Oneliners - Geschreven door Frans Taverne by My dad and I were on a road trip through Quebec and he switches the radio station to check on the hockey game. One evening, as usual, he was being bombarded with enough rubber to supply a Goodyear Tire store. Until one lands a nice right hander to the jaw and the hockey player lands face first onto the ice. Finally, in desperation, during a particularly busy session, he yelled at the referee to “blow the whistle—because I’m being vulcanized!”. A good fighting club will beat a club that has superstars on it every time. But in 1987, when a member of the Rangers, he got into a dust up with Dave Hannan. Author Glenn Liebman of Albany, New York, has collected some of the best quotes from a variety of hockey's most famous characters. Sean Avery is liked about as much as a rattlesnake at a picnic. "They say you can't be a winner until adversity is staring you in the face.