13 Total Quotes

Tom McMillan Quotes

No matter what other plans are out there, this is the best plan.
Tom McMillan
#Canadian Politician

There has never been a three-week stretch of season ticket sales like this. Ever.
Tom McMillan
#Sales

The first time most people here will see Sidney Crosby on the ice will be at training camp, including us, other than our scouts. Obviously word of the legend got here, word of the accomplishment, word of the prize. There is a Sidney Crosby frenzy, no doubt. The scene when he arrived at the airport for the first time in August was unlike any that had ever greeted any Pittsburgh athlete, from a media standpoint. We've never seen anything like this.
Tom McMillan
#People

People called us cash strapped which wasn't necessarily true, ... We just didn't spend money we didn't have.
Tom McMillan
#Money

I know he's had some training with the media, ... but I don't care what kind of training you've had, you either have his kind of poise or you don't.
Tom McMillan
#Media

You can train someone for 50 years, but still it comes down to whether you have 'it' or you don't, ... And whatever 'it' is, he has it. Whether it's charisma, charm, poise. Here's some 18-year-old kid who understands the big picture, and some of us are 50 and we are still trying to understand it.
Tom McMillan
#Train

We picked Sidney at 4:30 on July 22 and the phones started ringing immediately at 4:31,
Tom McMillan
#Immediately

We are aware of the responsibility to the league as well. This isn't just a Penguin thing.
Tom McMillan
#Responsibility

The similarity is the spontaneity of the unexpected great news, ... No one expected Mario's comeback announcement, and no one expected us to win the lottery.
Tom McMillan
#News

The similarity is the spontaneity of the unexpected great news. No one expected Mario's comeback announcement, and no one expected us to win the lottery.
Tom McMillan
#News

We were hiring people as it went along, ... We were in the process of ramping up our staff. Some new people got a real indoctrination. We had to tell them it's not always like this.
Tom McMillan
#People

I dare say, he did more (publicity) in the preseason than any hockey player ever has,
Tom McMillan
#Publicity

We were hiring people as it went along. We were in the process of ramping up our staff. Some new people got a real indoctrination. We had to tell them it's not always like this.
Tom McMillan
#People