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Sunday, October 18, 2015

"He Doesn’t Demand Respect, But He Earns It From You In A Quick Way, Being Able To Perform For Him And Under Him, It Works Out Well So It’s A Good Fit." - Penn State alternate captain David Thompson on Nittany Lion head coach Guy Gadowsky.

Monday, October 19, 2015

"The Avalanche Looks Awful. And Coach Patrick Roy Looks Worse." - The Denver Post's Mark Kiszla.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

"No Matter How This Season Ends For The Coyotes They Are Building A Pretty Exciting Foundation And Should Continue To Be A Team Worth Checking Out This Season If For No Other Reason Than To See Their Two Talented Rookies." - CBS Sports' Adam Gretz on Max Domi and Anthony DuClair.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

"...a Lot Of People Were Surprised That He Was Drafted That High, So, When He Came Here, He Came In With The Added Expectation That He’d Been A First-round Pick.And He Lived Up To It, Right From Day One. He Brought It Every Day." - Red Rerenson on 19-year-old Waterford, MI native and Red Wing rookie Dylan Larkin.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

"I Do Credit The Blue Jackets For Acknowledging Their Mistakes And For Focusing On How To Get Better, But When You Consider The Larger Body Of Their Learning Comments, They Begin To Look Like Something Out Of Groundhog Day..." - Sports Illustrated's Jonathan Peters.

Friday, October 23, 2015

"It’s A Defining Moment In The Program That Don Leahy And Mike Kemp Started A Long Time Ago. Twenty Years Of Hauling Their Stuff All Over The City, And Now We’re Home And Sell Out The Building. It’s Pretty Special." - University of Omaha head coach Dean Blais on the years of work leading up to the opening of Baxter Arena.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

"It’s Time For Some Apologies. ...It’s A Sad Outpouring Of UnChristian Venom When The Process Reeks With Integrity From Start To Finish. ...It Is Time For The Complainers To Accept The Democratic Process Or Come Up With A Better Alternative." - Retired professor of political science at UND and former lieutenant governor Lloyd Ohmdahl commenting on the nastiness surrounding the University's process for renaming its teams.

Sunday, October 25, 2015

"...rumors Are Circulating That Coach Bruce Boudreau Is In Trouble, And The Ducks Have Scored A Startling Six Goals - None By Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf And Ryan Kesler. They Have Been Shut Out Four Times, Their Total For 82 Games Last Season." - The Star Tribune's Michael Russo on the Anaheim Ducks - 'preseason Stanley Cup-favorite darlings'.

Monday, October 26, 2015

"They Played Like The Stuff You Shovel Out Of A Horse Barn And Yet ...had A Ninth Straight Win By A Comfortable 5-3 Margin, Even Though Gallagher And Subban Were The Only Players Who Didn’t Look Like They Had Just Flown In On The Redeye From Irkutsk." - Jack Todd writing about the Canadiens for the Montreal Gazette.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

"There's No Sense Drawing Targets On Backs. I'm Sorry He Felt That Way. I Certainly Appreciated Him Playing Through Those Injuries." - Jets coach Paul Maurice responding to Evander Kane's accusations about being unappreciated when he was with Winnipeg.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

"...Same Move As He Tried Against Detroit, He Didn’t Make The Move And Just Shove It Into My Pad. He Still Held Onto It And Held On And It Easily Could Have Gone Post And In, It’s A Great Move, With His Speed. If You Bite For One Second, You’re Dead." - The Wild's Devan Dubnyk (who watches TV highlights) on nifty attempt last night by Connor McDavid.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

"[Slava Voynov] Got Off Light." - Hockey Hall of Famer, former KHL official and current senator Slava Fetisov speaking with TASS news agency.

Friday, October 30, 2015

"At Times, We've Been Really Good, At Times, We're Showing Our Youth. It's A Process. We've Got To Keep Rebuilding, And We Will. They Are Fun To Be Around And They Are Getting It. They Are Starting To Get Better." - Colorado College head coach Mike Haviland referring to his 14 freshmen and a schedule tha thas them playing four top ten teams in a row.