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Adam Oates - Quotes

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I can't be a hypocrite as a coach because as a player that's what I wanted. I wanted feedback, I wanted communication from the boss. I showed up for work, you can yell at me if you want, but I want input. So that's the kind of coach I want to be.

I can't be a hypocrite as a coach because as a player that's what I wanted. I wanted feedback, I wanted communication from the boss. I showed up for work, you can yell at me if you want, but I want input. So that's the kind of coach I want to be.

I was a punk. I think that's why I'm such a good person now, because I was such a bad guy then. ---->>>

Even the superstars need to be coached once in awhile. ---->>>

You eat and sleep it all day long and play on the streets until mom calls you in. My story is no different than anybody else's. ---->>>

Growing up as a kid my father was British and a soccer player. His idol was a guy that passed the ball a lot, Stanley Matthews. Our family thought if you could be unselfish your teammates would always like you. ---->>>

I was 19 years old, pumping gas and going nowhere. I was kind of a high school dropout at that point because I had left school to play hockey, but no one drafted me. ---->>>

Assistant coaches become a little bit more buddies to the players than a head coach. ---->>>

I went to the Hall of Fame with my dad. I can't say I really remember too much about it. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Canadian
Born: 08-27, 1962
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Occupation: Athlete
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Adam Robert Oates (born August 27, 1962) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player, former co-head coach for the New Jersey Devils and former head coach for the Washington Capitals. He played 19 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Detroit Red Wings, St. Louis Blues, Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals, Philadelphia Flyers, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and Edmonton Oilers (wikipedia)