"For me, I don't think of myself as a long-range planner like that. I'm looking more to starting training camp and building up to our first game in Long Island. You take it a step at a time, and it's really important this franchise gets off to a good start." -- Kevin Dineen
"The coach has the final say and it's up to the players to follow his system and you have to be able to trust your coach that he's going to put a system in place that will benefit the team. I think regardless of who they hire, it won't change my focus coming into camp or the way I'll play." -- Nick Palmieri
"It is Nicky's fifth year. It is Alex's sixth year. It is Mike's fifth year, Semin's sixth year. For those big four, it is time for them to become ... if it is not already, it is their team. It is time for them to take charge and not be classified as 'Young Guns' anymore. We're expecting big things them from all of them." -- Bruce Boudreau
"It was more about opportunity this summer to make the team better. We didn’t see many opportunities last summer, but they were there this summer. We had a plan and we executed it pretty well. We wanted to bring a certain type of player and we got everyone that we wanted." -- George McPhee
"Whether I'm at camp or not, I don't know that yet, it's still early to tell. I would guess I would not be starting camp just from the mere fact that I haven't been able to work out at all yet. I'm skinny to begin with, and now I'm looking really skinny." -- Chris Pronger
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I'm hoping Bob [Murray] didn't go out and get Dany Heatley just to get someone. I'm sure he's excited and motivated.