"It's pretty easy now to scout guys and get guys' habits and tendencies down now. So in order to create things consistently, you have to keep guys guessing. … Guys in the first 30 games aren't going to be surprised if I shoot a little more, so I have to make sure that I keep them guessing."
-- Sidney Crosby on keeping the opposition on their toes
"He's himself. He's an outstanding hockey player – a guy that has great skill and is not afraid to make some plays as he carries the puck up the ice. He plays hard defensively, too."
-- Ryan Smyth
"Some GM's are probably sitting back thinking they should go a different route (in goal). If they can sign the right guy for the right price, maybe it's better than going for the big name with the big ticket. I don't think that at the beginning of the season, you would have said (Antti Niemi and Michael Leighton) would have been the goalies going head-to-head in the Stanley Cup Final."
-- Jonathan Quick