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Bob Hartley Quotes

He?s a hard nosed player. He plays a great up and down game. It was a great shot on the first goal and then the empty net. Penalty killing is his specialty and he got that big insurance goal.
Bob Hartley
#Game

This morning in the dressing room they were as down as I've seen a hockey club. Tonight they showed a lot of character. I have tremendous respect for this team.
Bob Hartley
#Club

Marian is one of the top players in this league. He's an unbelievable athlete, and he's strong on the puck.
Bob Hartley
#Athlete

Our focus is on our two guys. We're praying about their health, to overcome this tragedy.
Bob Hartley
#Focus

Even though they've pretty much dominated us in the first three games, the good news is we're still right there with them.
Bob Hartley
#Games

I sat down with Michael this morning. I told him, that's the best way to get thrown in the fire. You didn't have time to get nervous and now that you've gone through this. [Tonight's] just another game.
Bob Hartley
#Fire

I think we lost our focus in the second period when we could (have) put the Flyers away.
Bob Hartley
#Focus

I think we lost our focus in the second period when we could have put the Flyers away.
Bob Hartley
#Focus

At least with tonight's game, it's setting up for the two games with Tampa Bay. At least we gave ourselves a chance.
Bob Hartley
#Games

The boys are on a mission.
Bob Hartley
#Boys

The fumes are coming out, but we're still running. We have the pedal to the medal all the way down. I'm not going to let anyone slow down. We need three more wins. There's no way we can settle for less.
Bob Hartley
#Running

What a great game. We set ourselves up for the [final] two games [of the season].
Bob Hartley
#Games

He's the guy with the most experience. When you first look at him, he's been a captain, he can score, play defense, mix it up. That combines to one word and that's respect.
Bob Hartley
#Experience

He was the dominant factor in this game, no doubt. The one thing we could have done was get in front of him better. But we moved the puck well, made some great decisions. But we couldn't finish.
Bob Hartley
#Doubt

He must have played a hell of a 20 minutes in Florida (the first period of the season opener, after which he has yet to play) to impress the Finnish team. I just hope the Finnish team will supply the elastic bands (used to rehab groin injuries) when he comes back.
Bob Hartley
#Hell

In the past years, this organization has been slapped more than we deserve it seems. But I think we're a pretty resilient organization. We showed people before that we can turn around and go through tough times as a bunch of pros. This is obviously another situation where we will have to adjust.
Bob Hartley
#Past

Garnett wasn't as sharp on a couple of goals, but he is a young goalie.
Bob Hartley
#Goals

We have the same team that we did before. But the race is getting tougher and tougher. It's only January, but we're already looking at scores after the game to see who's losing and who's winning.
Bob Hartley
#Game

Power plays cost us the game. If you don't score it's one thing. But if you give up the winning goal on your power play, that's where it hurts the most.
Bob Hartley
#Game

I think that's a fair assessment. When you're on a winning streak, it seems you can't do anything wrong, and even when you do something wrong, it seems that it's overshadowed by something bigger or better. When you're riding a losing streak, it seems you're always just one mistake from putting yourself back in that big hole.
Bob Hartley
#Mistake

Now that we have him, we use him to his full value. On a personal note, I think in my seven years in the NHL, I would rank him second or third in the most complete players that I've coached.
Bob Hartley
#Seven Years #NHL

This is the time of year you wait for, and we're right there. Guys who have never been in the playoffs before will feel that pressure. We're approaching the finish line of an 82-game season. It now goes from a marathon to a sprint, and when you're bunched up with other teams like we are, it's not talent that will get you there, but commitment.
Bob Hartley
#Time Of Year #Marathon