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Did you ever wonder what it would be like if NHL players and personalities were cast in major movie roles? Well, I’m going to answer that question today by listing some of the greatest movie quotes of all-time and inserting which NHL personality would have been best-suited to be cast in that role, a few perhaps with some minor modifications. Sources say some famous quotes were actually inspired by the NHL. Let the fun begin. Curtain please.

The Godfather
"I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse."
-Lou Lamoriello

Jerry Maguire
“Show me the money!”
-Ilya Kovalchuk

The Wizard Of Oz
“I’ve got a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore”
-The Winnipeg Jets

Casablanca
“Of all the dressing rooms of all the teams in all the world, he walks into mine.”
-Darcy Tucker after Michael Peca signs with the Leafs

All About Eve
“Fasten your seatbelts. It’s going to be a bumpy ride.”
-Brian Burke

Star Wars
“Get this big walking carpet out of my way.”
-Caroline Marcil (The anthem singer who forgot the words then fell at a Canada-U.S. exhibition game)

The Shining
“He-e-e-e-re’s Johnny!”
-The NY Islanders making their first overall selection in 2009

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
“E.T. phone home.”
-Esa Tikkanen leaves the Rangers to play for Jokerit in his native Finland

Poltergeist
“They’re here.”
-Harold Ballard on Russian players defecting to the NHL

Scarface
“Say hello to my little friend.”
-Alexander Ovechkin introduces his hockey stick to the world

The Terminator
“I’ll be back.”
-Olli Jokinen after being traded from the Flames

Top Gun
“Your ego is writing checks your body can’t cash.”
-Dan Carcillo

Top Gun
“That’s classified. If I tell you I’ll have to kill you.”
-Eklund, when asked about his sources.

The Addams Family
“Don’t torture yourself, Gomez. That’s my job.”
-Mike Cammalleri on scoring goals

Ace Ventura, Pet Detective
“Warning! A**holes are closer than they appear.”
-Martin Brodeur about Sean Avery

Judge Dredd
“I am the law. Put down your weapons and prepare to be judged.”
-Colin Campbell

50 First Dates
“There’s nothing like a first kiss.”
-Don Cherry & Doug Gilmour

Forrest Gump
“Stupid is as stupid does.”
-Sean Avery

The Princess Bride
“Hello. My name is Todd Bertuzzi. You killed my left-winger. Prepare to die."
-Big Bert to Steve Moore

The Sixth Sense
“I see dead people.”
-Anyone actually attending a Carolina Hurricanes game

The Pride Of The Yankees
"Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth."
-Wayne Gretzky (vs. Toronto, game 6, 1993 Conference Finals)

Sunset Boulevard
"All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up."
-Alexandre Daigle & Jiri Tlusty

Cool Hand Luke
“What we've got here is failure to communicate.”
-The NHLPA

On The Waterfront
"You don't understand! I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am."
-John Ferguson Jr.

Silence Of The Lambs
A rookie once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice
chianti"
-Colton Orr

Lawrence Of Arabia
"What attracts you personally to the desert?"
-Everyone who talks to Ray Whitney

If you can think of any more, please post them!
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August 30, 2010 2:22 AM ET | Delete
The Departed. "Hey, I am the guy that does his job, you must be the other guy"Any competent GM to Sutter... :(
August 30, 2010 3:06 PM ET | Delete
Good one!
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