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10-06-2013, 01:56 PM
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I'm just surprised Glencross and Stempniak are split up, since their line with Stajan was doing so well, I thought they'd at least keep those two together
Both are playing the defensive vet role with a rookie.

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10-06-2013, 01:58 PM
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Now I'm broke. I bet it all on the Flames tonight so we'll see if I have a future in gambling tonight. If so, I'm going to vegas with my life savings!!
How amusing, I literallyj ust went and bet all my vash on Flames tonight also. If we lose, first bottle of booze is on me

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10-06-2013, 02:02 PM
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How amusing, I literallyj ust went and bet all my vash on Flames tonight also. If we lose, first bottle of booze is on me
If we lose, I'll instead dump my life savings on booze!!

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I am fine with Joey Mac playing tonight.

Also I am low on VCash. Willing to become a slave for the rest of your VCash.

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10-06-2013, 02:04 PM
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Just for the lols, the entire forum should go bet everything on the Flames tonight. If we win, it's awesome, and if we lose, we supported the team.

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10-06-2013, 02:15 PM
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Eddie Lack making NHL debut tonight. This will be interesting.

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10-06-2013, 02:17 PM
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Eddie Lack making NHL debut tonight. This will be interesting.
He has looked good in Penticton in the past years.

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10-06-2013, 02:19 PM
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Just for the lols, the entire forum should go bet everything on the Flames tonight. If we win, it's awesome, and if we lose, we supported the team.
Haven't we been doing this every game so far? Weird thing happened, though. I bet 50 on the Flames to win and after the game I had 50 again.

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10-06-2013, 02:22 PM
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Just for the lols, the entire forum should go bet everything on the Flames tonight. If we win, it's awesome, and if we lose, we supported the team.
Done, 1113 v$ bet for the Flames.

...just, hypothetically speaking, what happens if one ends up with 0 vCash? Can he never bet on anything again or is it possible to reset your account to the original 500 or something?

Wanted to see Karri get the start tonight but can't really argue with the winning goalie strategy. He'll get his starts soon enough and he needs to be extra sharp then.

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10-06-2013, 02:34 PM
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Just for the lols, the entire forum should go bet everything on the Flames tonight. If we win, it's awesome, and if we lose, we supported the team.
done

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10-06-2013, 02:35 PM
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Done, 1113 v$ bet for the Flames.

...just, hypothetically speaking, what happens if one ends up with 0 vCash? Can he never bet on anything again or is it possible to reset your account to the original 500 or something?

Wanted to see Karri get the start tonight but can't really argue with the winning goalie strategy. He'll get his starts soon enough and he needs to be extra sharp then.
from what i understand if you reach 0, they give you 50

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10-06-2013, 02:39 PM
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Both are playing the defensive vet role with a rookie.
I wasn't very impressed with them last game, but it makes sense to have them anchor some younger lines and try spread the offense a little..


Hoping for a good one tonight! Lets get em! Go Flames!

Also just dropped 500 vcash on this game

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I believe vCash returns after so much time has elapsed. Not sure how long

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Yah I lost all mine on a game last year and now I'm back at 500

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I wasn't very impressed with them last game, but it makes sense to have them anchor some younger lines and try spread the offense a little..


Hoping for a good one tonight! Lets get em! Go Flames!

Also just dropped 500 vcash on this game
I thought both were good defensively, Glencross tried to be to cute offensively and Stempniak just needs to shoot the puck he held on to it way to long.

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500 as well on the Flames.

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Playing Monahan, Giordano, Glencross, Baertschi and Wideman in one of my fantasy leagues tonight hopefully it isn't a blowout and minus city... Those 5 would probably be benched on other nights though they where all late picks in a deep draft. People said they wouldn't do anything to help my team so I need to prove them wrong.

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10-06-2013, 03:08 PM
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I don't think it is really that big of a deal, he sucks and takes stupid penalties when/if gets better than he will get respect.
Obrien is doing wha you expect. He plays physical and with intensity. He's gonna take a few untimely penalties.

Overall the team has looked decent for most if two games and the effort has been consistent. Only two games but the team is already more likeable than last years.

Baertschi has answered. Monohan looks physically and defensively ready. At this point if leave him up, he's not going to learn much by physically dominating juniors.

The oBrien/butler pairing is quite weak. Both have defensive lapses and oBrien can get caught flat footed. The problem is that we have 3 top4 dmen and 3 6/7dmen. We really need a top 4 upgrade.

Once again FOs are a big issue...sigh.

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10-06-2013, 03:10 PM
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Obrien is doing wha you expect. He plays physical and with intensity. He's gonna take a few untimely penalties.

Overall the team has looked decent for most if two games and the effort has been consistent. Only two games but the team is already more likeable than last years.

Baertschi has answered. Monohan looks physically and defensively ready. At this point if leave him up, he's not going to learn much by physically dominating juniors.

The oBrien/butler pairing is quite weak. Both have defensive lapses and oBrien can get caught flat footed. The problem is that we have 3 top4 dmen and 3 6/7dmen. We really need a top 4 upgrade.

Once again FOs are a big issue...sigh.
I think when Stajan comes back faceoffs won't be that bad.

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10-06-2013, 03:13 PM
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Lets keep up the hard work boys!

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10-06-2013, 03:15 PM
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I think when Stajan comes back faceoffs won't be that bad.
Still needs work though, he can't take every face-off with icing and things like that.
Stajan needs to work with the other centres a few of the wingers on it, for sure. At one point in the Columbus game, the faceoffs were somewhere around only ~30% for Calgary. That's embarrassing and it doesn't help hold onto a lead regardless of how hot Calgary's first periods have been.

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Hartely has to manage personalities too. Ramo took a really tough loss in the shoot-out, and given that these athletes get very emotional about their performance, I bet Hartely knows a loss against Vancouver can be damaging right now for him. The way Vancouver beat Edmonton last night, id rather leave Macdonald out to dry if Van comes out firing on all cylinders.
This makes to much sense MG, great post. Plus Mac did play a good game, has more experience than Ramo, I think it's a good call. It's a long season and we don't need to throw Ramo to wolves all at once.

This is gonna be a good game. With the Dome being rebuilt I think our boys are gonna play really inspired hockey all night. The Flames need to win the physical battle in this one especially on the sisters and Kesler. If they can win that battle and get lots of traffic in front of Lou I actually like our chances. My areas of concern are containing the sisters and we need a very solid effort from Mac.

I'll be watching Colborne more closely than anyone on the Flames. I hope he can control his nerves playing in front of all his family and friends. I love how Hartley is giving him a real opportunity with good mates to produce.

I don't know how this one will end, but I'm stoked as hell to watch!

GO FLAMES GO!!!!!!!!!

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This makes to much sense MG, great post. Plus Mac did play a good game, has more experience than Ramo, I think it's a good call. It's a long season and we don't need to throw Ramo to wolves all at once.

This is gonna be a good game. With the Dome being rebuilt I think our boys are gonna play really inspired hockey all night. The Flames need to win the physical battle in this one especially on the sisters and Kesler. If they can win that battle and get lots of traffic in front of Lou I actually like our chances. My areas of concern are containing the sisters and we need a very solid effort from Mac.

I'll be watching Colborne more closely than anyone on the Flames. I hope he can control his nerves playing in front of all his family and friends. I love how Hartley is giving him a real opportunity with good mates to produce.

I don't know how this one will end, but I'm stoked as hell to watch!

GO FLAMES GO!!!!!!!!!
I am also going to watch Galiadri for same reasons, home town fan. I remember one of is first interviews he said he was going to be buying extra tickets tot he games and have like 20-30 friends and family - he will be out to play!

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Lets go flames!!!

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