He figures he knows the Murdoch system and nothing would give him greater pleasure than beating his old coach. Nothing would give the old coach a better feeling than to send him home with a couple of lessons on working harder.
The goal towards which the pleasure principle impels us / of becoming happy / is not attainable: yet we may not / nay, cannot / give up the efforts to come nearer to realization of it by some means or other.
For the rational, psychologically healthy man, the desire for pleasure is the desire to celebrate his control over reality. For the neurotic, the desire for pleasure is the desire to escape from reality.
I guess I wouldn't have believed it. But it's been a pleasure being part of the rebuilding process, being a piece of the puzzle as we built a championship team. It was nice being part of that and being able to win three Stanley Cups and sort of put hockey on the map in New Jersey.