Wayne Gretzky Quotes.
One hundred percent of shots not taken don’t go in.
The biggest difference between L.A. and Edmonton was that instead of people looking at me I was looking at them.
It’s an honour and a thrill and a privilege just to play in the NHL.
By no means could I play at the level of these kids who play in the NHL now but as 50-year-olds go, I feel really good and I feel blessed that I’m still healthy.
When I was 5 and playing against 11-year-olds, who were bigger, stronger, faster, I just had to figure out a way to play with them.
As a player, you have one responsibility, to focus yourself and be ready for the game. As a coach, your responsibility is to get 20 guys ready and have them all on the same page. If you can’t get every guy ready every night, you’re going to struggle.
I missed 100% of the shots I didn’t take
Maybe it wasn’t the talent the Lord gave me-maybe it was the passion.
I get a feeling about where a teammate is going to be. A lot of times, I can turn and pass without even looking.
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.
I knew at a young age, whether I was playing baseball or hockey or lacrosse, that my teammates were counting on me, whether it be to strike the last batter out in a baseball game or score a big goal in a hockey game.
Ninety percent of hockey is mental and the other half is physical.
A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.
You’ll never catch me bragging about goals, but I’ll talk all you want about my assists.
You miss every shot you don’t take.
Only one thing is ever guaranteed, that is that you will definitely not achieve the goal if you don’t take the shot.