Draft,St Louis Blues,The Last of the Best / Jun-2015
Mom wasn’t a hockey person so she didn’t know Gordie Howe from Joe Blow. “Some fella named Cliff Fletcher called and said something about you being drafted.”
Boston Bruins,Draft,The Last of the Best / Jun-2015
I joke about it. People will ask “where did you go?” And I’ll say I was picked right before Vincent Lecavalier. “But didn’t he go first overall in 1998?” And I’ll say “yeah, that’s right”.
Draft,Edmonton Oilers,The Last of the Best / Jun-2015
The best decision I ever made in my life was not going to the draft; that is for sure. My agent called and said, “I am taking some guys down to Montreal for the draft. I want you to come along.”
Draft,The Last of the Best / Jun-2015
To simply be drafted, means you play the very difficult game of hockey better than almost every other person born in your birth year anywhere in the hockey-playing world.
Draft,Montreal Canadiens,Series,The Last of the Best / Jun-2015
Even all the way up, all I got was a letter from Montreal saying, you’ve been drafted by the Montreal Canadiens show up on September 8th to the Montreal Forum.