Pat Burns - Quotes

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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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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

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

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

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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

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

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

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

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. ---->>>


Name: Pat Burns
Nationality: Canadian
Born: 04-04, 1952
Die: 2010-11-19
Occupation: Coach

Patrick John Joseph Burns (April 4, 1952 – November 19, 2010) was a National Hockey League head coach. Over 14 seasons between 1988 and 2004, he coached in 1,019 games with the Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins, and New Jersey Devils. Burns retired in 2005 after being diagnosed with recurring cancer, which eventually claimed his life five years later (wikipedia)