"We probably had a few more assets to start with here (Florida) than we had there (Chicago), but it's a challenge and I'm looking forward to it."
-- Dale Tallon
"That kid doesn't need one game in the American league next year, he should step right into the NHL. I think the team that gets him next year is going to get a player that helps them win a Stanley Cup." -- Kitchener coach Steve Spott
"Looking back, it made me a better person all-round with all the chores I had to do and stuff. It was a lot of fun. People think you get up early, but we only needed to get up early some mornings. It really wasn't too bad."
-- Boone Jenner, on growing up on the family's cattle farm
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The groove of being behind a bench is going to be interesting at first, but thank God we have a few exhibition games to get rid of those cobwebs. Overall the excitement of it all and the freshness and coming back refreshed, all those things are going to be assets. If [the players] come ready to give their best effort in practice and games, good things are going to happen. I'm always looking for results. It's not always on the scoreboard. It's winning and building something.