“I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.”
“Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.”
“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”
I wasn’t naturally gifted in terms of size and speed; everything I did in hockey I worked for, and that’s the way I’ll be as a coach.
“When you think of hockey, when you think of Canada, you think of Wayne Gretzky.”
“So many of the attributes that people have recognized in great coaches over the decades, are the same skills and qualities held by Wayne Gretzky…passion, intelligence, creativity, communication, and most importantly, a deep understanding of the correlation between ‘team’ and winning. With all of the success that Wayne has enjoyed in his life as an athlete, an ambassador, and a corporate executive, at his very core Wayne has remained ‘a hockey guy.’ Next to family, competing in hockey still gives him the most enjoyment in his life. We welcome him to the bench with open arms.”