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01-30-2014, 02:20 PM
Join Date: Jul 2003
The Chase for Bank
The Flames are chasing money. Money Money Money.
Despite the accusations of #tank #nation - the Flamettes only goal in the recent purge of veterans was to be in a position to make a profit and build the bank up. Prospects, picks and success be damned, it was all about the money.
The league position of the Flames, 7 points clear of 9th spot in the conference, edging towards a playoff spot, couldn't make the Flames happier. We don't care about draft position - we care about that $3 or $4 million from the couple of homes games in the playoffs. The Flames have explored a couple of trade options that wouldn't add salary but could improve the squad and will continue to do so until the trade deadline.
The 90% capacity should be easily reached although it has taken some consistent ticket price management.
Not so quickly. These Flamettes have shown more truculence than expected.
needs just 4 goals over the remainder of the season to get the $2 million.
$1 million - best Goalie in the WJC
* Dansk also leads all OHL goalies
$1 million - 20 points for a Dman in the SEL
* has 22 points
$1 million - 30 points for a Dman in the AHL
* has 33 points
Graham Black & Oliver Bjorkstrand
are both in the top 5 in scoring in the WHL
Justin Hache & Ryan Culkin
both have 40 points in the QMJHL, with outside chances at 60 points.
is top 5 in SV% in the NCAA
This should see the Flames net $9.5 million.
Starting the seasons at around $12 million, assuming 2 playoff games and all endorsements, the Flamettes should make a healthy profit of around $18.5 million this season for a bank balance approaching $30 million.
More Flamettes made this tournament than expected. They are:
recently broke the San Jose Sharks longest shutout streak with 178:55 minutes of shutout hockey including 2 shutouts and a 1-0 loss against the Kings.
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