: News Article:
Flames sign and recall Krys Kolanos
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02-01-2012, 05:58 PM
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I don't know why everyone is so up set it is clear feaster made a promise to him that if he did his best to be a leader for the youth in AHL he would be given a shot at the NHL. Personally I am glad to see Jay is a man of his word and wants to reward hard work congrats Krys.
This. Business is business, but this is just good practice. It says a lot about somebody that stays true to thier word. It's good managment to reward someone's efforts and provide some incentive, even if it's a long shot. Good on Feaster.
And those who are upset, remember that Kolanos has been the leader in points for a while, yet our call-ups have been young, prospective NHLers from our home grown system. Feaster waited until Kolanos was consitently performing before giving him a shot at the big club.
How can you be mad at letting a guy play when you know he's going to play like there's no tomorow. This guy will play his heart out! I'm excited to see what he's got. It would make a good story to give this guy a NHL career if he can prove to be NHL calibre.
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