Wikiquote:Quote of the Day/January 28, 2009

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"Hockey is an art. It requires speed, precision, and strength like other sports, but it also demands an extraordinary intelligence to develop a logical sequence of movements, a technique which is smooth, graceful and in rhythm with the rest of the game." — Jacques Plante

Simple: Hockey is like drawing a picture. It needs speed, being exactly right, and strength, as are other sports, but it also needs someone who is very smart to learn the right ways to move, having a smooth technique, and being graceful and in rhythm with everything else in the game.