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11-03-2012, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Stewie Griffin View Post
In the Finals (at least at the start, I recall Lydman returning midway), the lineup was looking like this:

Gelinas - Conroy - Iginla
Simon - Yelle - Donovan
Saprykin - Nilson - Clark
Nieminen - Lowry - Kobasew

Regehr - Leopold
Warrener - Ference
Montador - Commodore

When you think about it, that lineup has no business participating in the SCF, let alone taking it to seven games (with a questionable call that could have been six games...) Injuries played a significant role, to be sure.
I love the Flames but on paper this team sucked. Sutter's coaching and Kipper's play was the only reason we got so far. There are only about 4 players on that team that could score at the time and yet the Sutter mentality managed to win out in the almost every time.

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