36 Total Quotes

Jarome Iginla Quotes

Jarome Iginla
We think we're going to be a really competitive club. But we know it's not going to be easy.
Jarome Iginla
#Club

Jarome Iginla
I get excited about playing in Edmonton, it's such a great atmosphere, and the games are fun to play in. We know the importance of these games, and coming away with two points is big for us.
Jarome Iginla
#Fun

Jarome Iginla
I love playing here. There have been some growing pains over the years, and I want to be here for the good times, and I think they're coming; I really believe in what the ownership is doing and the commitment they've made and I'm very thankful for that and also with our teammates. It's amazing who we brought in and who we have.
Jarome Iginla
#Love

Jarome Iginla
In the third, we were a lot more determined hockey club.
Jarome Iginla
#Club

Jarome Iginla
I take pride in it and I do think about it. It's hard to put in words, but [watching black hockey players when I was growing up] made me feel it was possible. So knowing what it meant to me and thinking that maybe there are other young black kids who want to play and are in the same situation that I was and wanting to follow that dream... it's a neat feeling to think maybe [I can make a difference].
Jarome Iginla
#Pride

Jarome Iginla
In our last couple of games, we've just been a bit sloppier than what our game is and we've given up way too many goals. We've got to get back to doing what we do and that's winning the defensive battles. In the last couple of games, we've been losing those and everybody in our room knows it. That's where well have to start in order to get better.
Jarome Iginla
#Games

Jarome Iginla
We've played a lot of games lately and it was good to get a win.
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#Games

Jarome Iginla
I think the confidence is coming back, for sure.
Jarome Iginla
#Confidence

Jarome Iginla
These last six games, I've been feeling better and things are starting to roll. As a group, we're creating more scoring chances and it's good for everybody's confidence.
Jarome Iginla
#Games

Jarome Iginla
I think confidence it a big part of everybody's game. I think the last six games or so, I've just been feeling better and as a group, we've been creating more scoring chances, and it's good for everybody's confidence.
Jarome Iginla
#Confidence

Jarome Iginla
Defensively, we've been doing really well, and offensively, we'd like to score more goals. I don't think that's a secret. Personally, I think the first half could have been better and I'm looking forward to the second half and contributing more on the offensive side of it.
Jarome Iginla
#Goals

Jarome Iginla
We knew they'd be fired up. We've all gone through something like this during our careers when there's a shakeup or a tough change and you band together and get fired up. They battled and competed and found a way to get that third goal that we didn't get.
Jarome Iginla
#Careers

Jarome Iginla
As a group, we do spend a lot of time on buses, at lunches, and politics does come up. I don't know if we know what we're talking about.
Jarome Iginla
#Politics

Jarome Iginla
We're around the same age. He's a good power forward. He's got good hands in front of the net. He scores his share of goals. He can get really hot too which is a good thing.
Jarome Iginla
#Age And Aging

Jarome Iginla
He's a big part of Hockey Canada, he's probably the biggest part, and it's great that he's coming over to lead our team again.
Jarome Iginla
#Canada

Jarome Iginla
We know we have to get better. We have the talent and the ability to get a goal. Now the main goal is to get better.
Jarome Iginla
#Ability

Jarome Iginla
There are some similarities. It's just the feeling. It didn't feel great then [when Canada got off to a 1-1-1 start] and it doesn't feel great now. But the confidence is still there.
Jarome Iginla
#Canada

Jarome Iginla
We want to be a hard, physical team to play against and fighting does happen in that. Our fight, whoever it is on our team, it pumps us up.
Jarome Iginla
#Fighting

Jarome Iginla
We're a union of 700 players and there are going to be different opinions. But I personally appreciate the job Trevor, Ted and the executive committee have done. Ted is a big part of this deal. He's had a huge say in getting us back on the ice.
Jarome Iginla
#Opinions

Jarome Iginla
We're a union of 700 players and there are going to be different opinions, ... But I personally appreciate the job Trevor, Ted and the executive committee have done. Ted is a big part of this deal. He's had a huge say in getting us back on the ice.
Jarome Iginla
#Opinions

Jarome Iginla
It awakens something you never even knew you had when you're that close - so we'll have to work at finding that chemistry again,
Jarome Iginla
#Work

Jarome Iginla
It awakens something you never even knew you had when you're that close — so we'll have to work at finding that chemistry again,
Jarome Iginla
#Work

Jarome Iginla
It should be fun to watch, though.
Jarome Iginla
#Fun

Jarome Iginla
I'll have to work on some breakaway moves. I think there's going to be more two-on-ones and more breakaways. It should be fun to watch though.
Jarome Iginla
#Work

Jarome Iginla
Being the only black player on my team growing up, I dreamt just like everybody else to be in the NHL, ... When I would say it, some other kids -- not trying to be mean -- (said) 'There are not that many black players in the NHL. What are the chances?'
Jarome Iginla
#Growing Up

Jarome Iginla
It has a lot of implications in the division. We can be five up on Colorado with three games in hand or we can be three down, so it could be a big difference.
Jarome Iginla
#Games

Jarome Iginla
He's in some very good company.
Jarome Iginla
#Company

Jarome Iginla
It's not just the saves he makes, it's the timing of them too. He is easily the No. 1 reason why we're fighting for the top of the division.
Jarome Iginla
#Reason

Jarome Iginla
Obviously, we weren't happy with the way the game was going. Emotions get going when you look at the scoreboard and you're losing in the Stanley Cup Finals. And that's what happens.
Jarome Iginla
#Emotions

Jarome Iginla
I don't think he ever beat me [in practice], not once.
Jarome Iginla
#Practice