Thirteen Things You Won't Hear at League Media Days
• "We'd congratulate
last year's champs, but they only won because of that
hitting from behind call against us."
I concerned? I've got six walk-on goaltending candidates
coming to practice next week. What do you think?"
• "Has anyone else
noticed the commissioner smells like peach schnapps
and Aqua Velva?"
• "Everyone is excited
about this time of year because of the fantastic officiating
in our league."
like to thank the Cornell contingent here today for
not throwing any seafood at us."
right we should be picked 10th, my players can't even
tie their own skates."
• "More road games
and more bus rides. Which is good, because I can never
get enough of that Happy Gilmore character!"
you look at the preseason media poll, obviously they
know an awful lot about what's going on in this league."
team lacks maturity. But when you meet their parents,
it all starts to add up."
can't think of a better way to start the year than spending
a couple hours in a hotel ballroom with a bunch of coaches
I detest and spewing cliches to you idiot reporters."
• "Have you seen
'Deal or No Deal'? I mean, how good is that show?"
are nice, but our kids are here to get an education
and ... damn it! I knew I couldn't get through that
sentence with a straight face!"
actually had a hard time getting motivated lately. It's
been a while since those guys at INCH did one of their
Found on a Cocktail Napkin things."