“But the longer you play in the NHL, the better challenge you get for yourself. You’re facing the best players in the world. So, if I’m good enough to play in this league, I want to do it. If I’m not, I’m going to play somewhere else. But you have to stay healthy and you have to stay motivated and you have to love the game. So, that’s what I do. That’s what I love.”
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“I waited after everyone else had left the ice and skated to Boudreau,” Selanne writes. “I yelled him right to his face what I was thinking. I ask what he has against me. I told him that since he became our coach, he has not respected me one bit. You never put me on ice when we play 5-on-3 of 4-on-4 or when we are one goal behind in the end of the game. Be honest for one time and answer! He just stammered that decisions we not his alone and it was a group decision.
“I ask which group and he said GM and scouts. I yelled him ‘wow, what kind of a coach you are if you don’t even decide lineup!’ He tried to skate away but I just yelled I wasn’t finish(ed). I told Boudreau if you ever want to win something in a playoffs you’re going to need me. Nobody else wants to win as much as me. It felt really good.”
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