Jarome Iginla quotes

  • I think we came out the last couple of game and have been able to get it going. The first couple we were tentative a little bit, that energy, maybe excite. I saw in the last couple of games we've been able to channel that and use it in a positive way to go, be aggressive, physical and skate. When we're skating and physical we're at our best and put a lot of pressure on the other team that way.
    -- Jarome Iginla

    #Couple #Team #Hockey

  • He was yelling pretty urgently. There's different pitches of yell and he was screaming.
    -- Jarome Iginla

    #Hockey #Yelling #Different

  • The first step is to believe that it's possible. Once I had a taste of success, you start to believe in it a little more.
    -- Jarome Iginla

    #Believe #Littles #Taste

  • Growing up, I was always the only black kid on my team and (sometimes) I'd get questions from my friends when I'd say, `I want to be in the NHL' and they'd say, `Well, there are no black people or not very many in the NHL' and as a kid, you'd wonder why. But overall, I didn't really face any racial difficulties. Nothing too bad or too lasting.
    -- Jarome Iginla

    #Growing Up #Team #Kids

  • I kind of have to pinch myself. A lot of my dreams are coming true.
    -- Jarome Iginla

    #Dream #Kind

  • I want to be the top player in the league, and I want to bring my game to another level. I want to play against the opposition's best players-and I want to beat them.
    -- Jarome Iginla

    #Player #Games #League

  • Acceptance is supposed to be a good thing - Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change. Also compromise, as every couples therapist will tell you. But the cost was high - the damping of expectation, the dwindling of spirit, the resignation that comes to replace enthusiasm, the cynicism that supplants hope. The mouldering that goes unnoticed and unchecked.

  • You could move.' ---"Dear Abby" responds to a reader who complained that a gay couple was moving in across the street and wanted to know what he could do to improve the quality of the neighborhood.

  • As long as I have my legs and commitment to the team, then I'll keep playing.

  • I grew up trying to play for the Toronto Maple Leafs, not Team Canada. Didn't even know it existed.

  • I have to continue to be a great leader and contribute in any way that I can, and get guys to follow suit. That's how you turn a team around.

  • I was 19 years old, pumping gas and going nowhere. I was kind of a high school dropout at that point because I had left school to play hockey, but no one drafted me.

  • I robbed them, and I killed them as cold as ice, and I would do it again, and I know I would kill another person because I've hated humans for a long time.

  • The first thing I noticed about him was that he was born the same year I was drafted. ... That's a pretty scary thought.

  • I guess I lost a little bit of self-esteem that time that you made it with the whole hockey team.

  • Guys, I don't want to tell you half-truths, unless they're completely accurate.

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