Monday, March 9, 2009

Off The Iron: Hockey Spy's Fav Quotes (Top 10 "Hit" and "Shot Block" Leaders)

Courtesy of Chris McDonell's "Shooting From The Lip" book:

Hall of Fame goalie Jaques Plante, asked if wearing a mask proved that he was afraid:


"If you jumped out of a plane without a parachute, would that prove that you were brave?"

On the theme of bravery, let's take a look at this season's current Top 10 Hit Leaders and Top 10 Shot Block Leaders as of today:

The Top 10 "Hit-men"
:
1. Cal Clutterbuck - 258
2. Brooks Orpik - 246
3, Dustin Brown - 228 (pictured upper right)
4. Matt Cooke - 220
5. Milan Lucic - 210
6. Ryan Callahan - 209
7. Alexander Ovechkin - 206
8. Evgeny Artyukin - 204
9. Brandon Dubinsky - 188
10. Stephane Robidas - 184

Top 10 Shot Blockers:
1. Zybnek Michelak - 217
2. Brett Clark - 205
3. Greg Zanon - 193
4. Niclas Havelid - 164
5. Mike Komisarek - 163
6. Roman Hamrlik - 151
7. Jason Smith - 148
8. Anton Volchenkow - 141
9. Toni Lydman - 139
10. Matt Greene - 138

For previous "Off The Iron: Hockey Spy's Fav Quotes" posts, click here.

Feel free to email me your favourite hockey quotes (address - click "The Hockey Spy" below).

Keep your stick on the ice!
Chris,
aka
The Hockey Spy


2 comments:

yauzer,  Mar 10, 2009, 1:36:00 PM  

"You miss 100% of the shots you never take"
~99
Quote works off the ice as well.

The Hockey Spy,  Mar 10, 2009, 7:31:00 PM  

Love that one too Yauzer...I'll use that one in a post somewhere along the line!

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