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04-15-2013, 06:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Kershaw View Post
Most accurate post about the state of the franchise. Well done.

Not saying the fanbase is delusional, but this thought in general is delusional.

This is what Flames fans thought from 2007-12. 'Get in the 8th spot and anything can happen'. Look at where they are now.

The reality is, the franchise/management thinks it's much better than they really are. They think they're actually cup contenders when in reality, they are just a punching bag in the first round for superior, more well constructed opponents.

The team had a lot of turnover and no training camp. They're playing an abbreviated season. They made the ECF last year.

BTW, an 8 seed beat a 7 seed in the Finals last year. The last shortened season a lower seed won the SC.

Just make the playoffs.

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