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Pat Burns

Canadian,  Coach
Total Quotes : 12
My Life End Know

I know my life is nearing its end and I accept that.

- Pat Burns

Career Always Over

As for my career, I always said to my kids, 'you don't cry because it's over, you're happy because it happened.'

- Pat Burns

Hockey Like Everybody

Coming to another hockey Mecca like Toronto makes you a better coach. I want to have fun again. I want to make it fun for everybody, and it's fun when you win.

- Pat Burns

Happen Octopus Gross

I got hit with an octopus in Detroit one time. It was the most gross thing I've ever had happen. I got it right in the back of the neck; all the juice was coming down. It was awful.

- Pat Burns

Knife Like Butter

Coaching the Bruins is like going bear hunting with a butter knife.

- Pat Burns

Believe Want Clark

I believe in Wendel Clark. We want Wendel to be a prime-time player.

- Pat Burns

Life Happy Private

I'm not an overly happy person. There are times when I'm happy, and that's usually in my private life.

- Pat Burns

Voice Going Excuse

Excuse my voice - I don't have the thundering voice I used to have to get players going on the ice anymore.

- Pat Burns

Gonna Players Otherwise

If one of my players ever wants to hit me, he better do it really hard because otherwise, I'll find a rock, a stick, or a piece of wood - and believe me, it's gonna be a brawl.

- Pat Burns

Work Critical Great Place

Toronto was a great place to work, a fun place to work. People were so hockey-oriented, hockey-minded, without being too critical. In Montreal, they got downright nasty sometimes.

- Pat Burns

Lot Times Dad

The kids get cheated out of a lot of times with their dad. They were good about it.

- Pat Burns

Dead Some Before

They're trying to kill me before I'm dead. I come to Quebec to spend some time with my family and they say I'm dead.

- Pat Burns