Doug Armstrong Quotes
One of the misconceptions out there was that the teams you mentioned were only good because of money. Maybe it was an excuse used by other people why they weren't winning. But we're not looking to use the CBA as an excuse moving forward. Our job as management is to win, whether it's pre- or post-'05.
When he first went down, it didn't look good. And he was so close to the bench that he didn't have to get up to get off the ice, so I wasn't sure what happened. But I talked to the trainer between periods and he thought it would be good and then I saw Mike after and he was all smiles with the team winning the division. So a crisis averted, I guess.
You're going to have situations like this in long-term relationships. Everyone has to do things to get to a point of being very comfortable. I think he reached that point and realized the grass isn't always greener. He had to make some sacrifices financially to make this happen and to his credit he did.