"You always want to play in one to enjoy the opportunity and the experience, and I'm excited. I was supposed to go to the mountains (during the four-day All-Star break), but I can't pass this up. Once I got the opportunity, I wanted to jump all over it." -- Paul Stastny
"To me, no disrespect because it is a great day and it is another birthday -- I feel good at the age of 50 and life goes on." -- Wayne Gretzky
I didn't think it would actually work, but it ended up working, so I'm thanking my lucky stars tonight.