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" A lot of the players are not involved with any NHL team, so to play and travel around with the Oldtimers' it's a kind of gift that the players really appreciate. "
" It's nice to see the young ones 7, 8, 9 years old. It seems like they know you through their parents. "
" Being drafted by the Montreal Canadiens, that was the greatest moment in my career. And stealing the Stanley Cup in 1978 and bringing it back to my hometown of Thurso. "
" I was working on the farm to get in shape, about a mile away from my parents. You know, I did everything as a kid to stay in shape - jogging, work on the farm, driving the tractor. I'll never forget. "
" Well, it's always nice to know the fans didn't forget what you did when you played in the NHL. "
" Play every game as if it is your last one. "
" That's why I made a comeback in 1988. I knew there were chances of not making it, but I didn't want to end up at sixty years old and say I should have tried when I was thirty-eight. "
" The players wanted more money, higher salary caps and they didn't have that family relationship we felt with the players. Mentally, the players were more businesslike. "
" I would compare that to when I first started with the Montreal Canadiens; it was a big family then, where the guys really stuck together and worked like a unit. But when I came back in '88, it was not like that anymore. "
" The crowd doesn't give a crap as long as you bring the money in. "
" The day you hear someone call me captain will be the day I buy a boat. "
" I think it was always there and it was maybe a matter of bringing it out. It was harder than I thought it would be and I had to try harder. I had to regain my confidence, maybe the most important thing. I have learned a lot to relax. I know what I can do now, and I do it. "
" I was impressed all my life. Because of the Montreal Canadiens' past, it means a lot because it was a team I cherished as a kid. It was my dream playing for the Montreal Canadiens - it was my dad's team. "
" When trouble comes, it's your family that supports you. "
" I realized that my family was more important to me than downtown night life. "
" Anyway, I've never been captain in 16 years in the NHL. But that didn't stop me being a leader in my own way. "
" After 13 years, I couldn't accept to be number two. "
" You do not play hockey for good seasons. You play to win the Stanley Cup. It has to be the objective. "
" Go ahead, work hard and never be afraid to try something. Even if you don't make it, at least you can say you tried. "
" It was my dream playing for the Montreal Canadiens - it was my dad's team. "