Inspirational Hockey Quotes

21 famous and inspirational hockey quotes and sayings

To be in one of the two teams of hockey striving and playing hard to push the tiny ball from the ground into the goal course, you need dire and deep practice. If you’re planning to excel in this game we have a remarkable collection of inspirational hockey quotes for you here at this site. This will boost your morale and your passion for this vigorous sport. It will always be a good idea to search the footsteps of those who have mastered this field and left their legacy behind. This will inspire those who are yet to come and want to join hockey to pursue their passion.

For some hockey is not just about maneuvering a single ball in an opponent's goal, it’s about your inner thirst to keep going and keeping your eye on the other’s net throughout the game. This habit develops focus in one’s life even outside the hockey ground. It gives shape to one’s life and organizes everything. Thus getting inspired by the quotes we present will not only help you kick the ball hard enough for it to reach the goal rather it will straighten all your other affairs as well.

So take your dose of inspiration from our amazing collection of inspirational hockey quotes below and embark on the journey of chasing and achieving your dream goals


  • Hockey is a man's game. The team with the most real men wins. - Brian Burk

  • The day I stop giving is the day I stop receiving. The day I stop learning is the day I stop growing. - Wayne Gretzky

  • The three important elements of hockey are: forecheck, backcheck and pay check. - Gil Perreault

  • Maybe it wasn’t the talent the Lord gave me -maybe it was the passion. - Wayne Gretzky

  • I love those hockey moms. You know what they say the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull is? Lipstick. - Sarah Palin

  • Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy. - Wayne Gretzky

  • Watching a shootout is like admitting you watch Survivor or search the internet for porn. - Brendan Shanahan

  • Hockey's a funny game. You have to prove yourself every shift, every game. It's not up to anybody else. You have to take pride in yourself. - Paul Coffey

  • I am extremely grateful to have had the opportunity to play hockey, especially when there weren’t equal opportunities as there are now. But at times, it was challenging. - Hilary Knight

  • We take the shortest route to the puck and arrive in ill humor. - Bobby Clarke

  • My goal is to stop yours.

  • The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it. - Wayne Gretzky

  • Some people skate to the puck. I skate to where the puck is going to be. - Wayne Gretzky

  • Ice hockey players can walk on water.

  • People don’t know how fantastic women’s ice hockey is. People don’t know how fantastic hockey is in general. - Hilary Knight

  • I play a position where you make mistakes. The only people that don't make them at a hockey game are the people watching. - Patrick Roy

  • A puck is a hard rubber disc that hockey players strike when they can’t hit one another. - Jimmy Cannon

  • Here’s [Kyle] Wellwood, seven-and-oh in the faceoffs, plus-two, two assists, played 20 minutes, drew eight minutes on the power play, lost a tooth and a pint of blood. What a guy. - Don Cherry

  • How would you like a job where, if you made a mistake, a big red light goes on and 18,000 people boo? - Jacques Plante

  • Hockey Goals Are Attained Not By Strength But By Perseverance. - Felicity Luckey

  • Hockey belongs to the Cartoon Network, where a person can be pancaked by an ACME anvil, then expanded – accordion-style – back to full stature, without any lasting side effect. - Steve Rushin

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