Quotations of the day

May 26, 2012 - 2:05 AM

"Looks like we've got us a dragon by the tail." — NASA astronaut Donald Pettit after he used the International Space Station's 58-foot robot arm Friday to snare SpaceX's Dragon capsule, the first time a business enterprise delivered a supply ship to the space station.

___

"You always got the sense that if you crossed him really bad, he would hurt you." — Roberto Monticello, a former resident of the SoHo section of New York City who was a teenager when Etan Patz disappeared, saying he remembered Pedro Hernandez as civil but reserved and "pent-up." Hernandez, 51, was arraigned Friday on a murder charge for the killing of 6-year-old Etan 33 years ago.

___

"That one was like Christmas." — Devils rookie Adam Henrique after he scored the winning goal in overtime Friday to defeat the rival New York Rangers 3-2 and send New Jersey to the Stanley Cup finals.