"What's the worse that could happen? They could only say no, right?"
-- Todd Kelman, Belfast Giants GM
"Who would have thought it was possible to play NHL games in your home country? For the players, it's great because they're going to be treated like gold over there. For some of the players it's their first time in Europe. They're going to like it over there."
-- Calgary Flames center Olli Jokinen
"These four players are an indication that we are not just trying to have an All-Star team. We are looking for a complete team that can push the Bruins for 60 minutes." -- Belfast Giants Selects coach Doug Christiansen
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