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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

"If A Guy's In A Vulnerable Position, Don't Hit Him. Take The Puck, Rub Him Out; You Don't Have To Hit Him - Hopefully That Will Prevent Some More Concussions." - Steven Stamkos, the Tampa Bay forward who has scored 119 goals in three seasons.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

"We've Got To Get Some Of Our Veterans A Little More Focus And Attention On The Details, It Will Work If They Apply Themselves A Little Bit More. Tonight We Didn't Really Get That." - Leafs' head coach Ron Wilson.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

"With A Concussion ...everyone Is On Their Own." - Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron.

Friday, September 23, 2011

"They Should Not Feel Any Pressure At All Because They Are Just Beginning Their Careers." - Leafs' head coach Ron Wilson on Matt Frattin and Joe Colborne.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

"The North American Game And European Game Are Two Totally Different Games With The Same Rules. You Have To Skate A Lot More, Skate Differently And You Cannot Be That Aggressive. Most Of The Teams Play The Trap (NHL), And It's More Aggressive In Europe." - Jaromir Jagr.

Sunday, September 25, 2011

"That's A Tough Job. The Teams With The Guys Making The Hit Think He Shouldn't Get One Game (suspension) And On The Other Side, They Think He Should Get Life, No Matter What You Do You're Always Going To Disappoint Somebody. I Like What Brendan Is Doing," - Wayne Gretsky on Brendan Shanahan.

Monday, September 26, 2011

"The Rangers' Shift-disturbing Wing Has Neither Played Nor Misbehaved His Way Out Of The Lineup. Avery Appears To Trail Mats Zuccarello For The Final Forward Position Available..." - nytime's Christopher Botta on Sean Avery.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

"Brent Burns Could Be The Most Significant Player To Change Teams In The Western Conference This Season." - Globe and Mail's Mathew Sekeres.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

"The Key Is You Can Chase A Team, But You're Going To End Up Not Making A Great Deal And Maybe Being Disappointed. Or You Can Wait And Not Only Try To Find The Right Situation, But Economically Make The Right Deal." - AEG President Tim Leiweke on Kasas City's appraoch to landing an NHL team.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

"The NHL Has A Lot Of Confidence In The Western Hockey League, And If You're A Fan Of The WHL, You Don't Want To Miss The Game Because Of All The Guys You Will See In The NHL." - Oil Kings head coach Derek Laxdal..

Friday, September 30, 2011

"It Was Tough To Watch." - Avs' Peter Mueller on watching Crosby, Savard, and Pacioretty join him on the shelf last year due to concussions.