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David Franke Quotes

I'm very disappointed. We made the commitment to Mark in the summer when he signed on board. He told me personally (Thursday) that it had nothing to do with the team, the players on the team or the coach. He just felt this was an opportunity he could not refuse and he was going to take it.
David Franke
#Coach

In the interim, we'll probably change our lines around a little bit. There's no way we're going to replace him over the weekend. How we replace him, we're unsure at this time. We don't know if maybe we can get somebody who's in Europe now and wants to come back (to North America), or maybe we make a trade to acquire an offensive forward.
David Franke
#Europe #North America

He just wanted to do some different stuff. He'll be missed. He got along with the players. He got along with the coach. I wish he was still here.
David Franke
#Coach

This can be really beneficial to us. Especially when you consider, the coach doesn't have a lot of time to do this (during the season).
David Franke
#Coach

He's a 24-year-old with a 50-year-old's knees. We made him a very nice offer but there was no way we could come close to the money Danbury was offering and stay within the salary-cap guidelines.
David Franke
#Money

We don't get pushed around by anybody. (The one-dimensional fighter) is a player who's losing his niche in hockey because of the evolution of the game.
David Franke
#Niche

You look for players to show their best in their last (14) games or so. You want to see who's getting involved and who's paying the price.
David Franke
#Games

The players are on audition every night. You go through your bumps and high points and low points. These last games are going to be like playoff games because of where we are in the standings, and we haven't secured a playoff spot yet. These games are vitally important.
David Franke
#Audition

Let's say you find (one) who can really play the game and deliver bone-crunching checks and fight with the best of them. If you can find a guy who can do that, you would definitely go after him. But it seems the heavyweights are going by the wayside.
David Franke
#Game

We need guys to come in and fill the spots and do the job for us.
David Franke
#Job