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02-01-2013, 03:38 PM
Kassian for Mayor
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Originally Posted by Gone View Post
Calgary's arrogant and smug attitude towards the Oiler style rebuild was certainly warranted wasn't it. Hanging on to aging vets, while filing in the holes with more aging vets, is definately the way they should go.

Seriously though, these guys must have a certain level of pride that will motivate them, plus Iginla etc. are historically slow starters. I could see them turning it around and putting a few wins together. They have to be a better team than Columbus, Dallas in the west. Look for Calgary to get a bottom 5 lottery pick ....
Originally Posted by Dabomb View Post
I'm looking forward to the day when alot of Flame fans start eating crow and start cheering for a top pick after all those years of making fun of us doing the exact same. Looking at CP this morning, it looks like that has already started with their "Standings Death for Seth?" thread.

Also I'm surprised at Baertschi's slow start to the season after getting 3 goals in 5 games up in the Bigs last year. Kid also looks to be injured prone.
The way they all look down on the Oil for rebuilding with their holier than though attitude, it would be wonderful to watch them eat a dink and have to rebuild. I would take great pleasure watching them go from making fun of us for "tanking" to fully supporting a Flames rebuild.

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