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10-01-2013, 02:22 PM
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I love watching the fall of Baertschi.

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“There are three zones on the ice surface in this league. I don’t see that he’s learned to compete in two of them. He’s got to learn there’s a clock in this league and there’s so many minutes in a game and you have to compete through all of them. I see this as a guy right now who’s focusing on one area — and, even then, sporadically.
“So I don’t know what we have. I’m not ready to quit on the young kid. I’m not ready to throw him under the bus and rip him, but I think you can tell from my comments that I see big holes and a lack of commitment that’s not going to get him anywhere in my books.”

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10-01-2013, 02:34 PM
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Remember back when Burke was hired, Feaster said something like, "Brian asked me if I liked a player. I said we like him a lot. Burke said, 'well I don't'" or something like that?

Really sounds like that could have been Baertschi now.

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I love watching the fall of Baertschi.

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I like when he says he is not ready to rip him/throw him under the bus right after he ripped him for not playing a complete game. If there ever was a GM it is that man.

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10-01-2013, 02:35 PM
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Burke does love the limelight.

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I intend to have a background role. People will believe it when they see it.

That lasted for all of what a month

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10-01-2013, 03:13 PM
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Ya Burke in the Flames org was a beauty.
Ownership felt that Feaster leading the charge wasn't a big enough joke.

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10-01-2013, 03:23 PM
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In other news, Kessel gets $8M/season on his extension.

Didn't take long for those $6M/season cap hits to look pretty good, did it?

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10-01-2013, 03:33 PM
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Would really like to see a photoshop of Feaster on Winston Churchill.

"We shall never surrender"

"We shall never rebuild"

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Remember back when Burke was hired, Feaster said something like, "Brian asked me if I liked a player. I said we like him a lot. Burke said, 'well I don't'" or something like that?

Really sounds like that could have been Baertschi now.
I didn't hear about that. Very interesting. Baertschi is the most frightening of the Flames kids imo. Monahan looks like a good player, but I am not sure he has the same upside as Baertschi.

It would be fantastic if Burke threw this kid under the bus and they sent him out East for a more Burke style of player.

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Baertschi is getting the same kind of lip service from Burke that Kadri use to get.

Interesting.

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In other news, Kessel gets $8M/season on his extension.

Didn't take long for those $6M/season cap hits to look pretty good, did it?
I thought they always looked good imo. Giroux, Getzlaf and Perry are making $8M, and when you consider all of our kids (or atleast 3/4 at worst) are capable, if potential is to believed, of playing at a near PPG level like the aforementioned are, then the $2M/yr discount is key.

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10-01-2013, 04:52 PM
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Kessel at 64 million is a joke. Nonis is a terrible GM.

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Baertschi is getting the same kind of lip service from Burke that Kadri use to get.

Interesting.
Except Sven doesn't have Eakins in Abbottsford to put him back into shape!

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I know it's likely that Burke is huffing and puffing to send a message and light a fire under Sven to improve his overall game... but here's a q for everyone here...

If the Flames wanted to trade Baertschi... would you do either of:

Klefbom for Baertschi straight up?
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Nurse for Baertschi straight up?

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I know it's likely that Burke is huffing and puffing to send a message and light a fire under Sven to improve his overall game... but here's a q for everyone here...

If the Flames wanted to trade Baertschi... would you do either of:

Klefbom for Baertschi straight up?
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Nurse for Baertschi straight up?
Easy no to both.

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I know it's likely that Burke is huffing and puffing to send a message and light a fire under Sven to improve his overall game... but here's a q for everyone here...

If the Flames wanted to trade Baertschi... would you do either of:

Klefbom for Baertschi straight up?
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Nurse for Baertschi straight up?
Not a chance. We need D more than another small skilled winger

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10-01-2013, 06:30 PM
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I know it's likely that Burke is huffing and puffing to send a message and light a fire under Sven to improve his overall game... but here's a q for everyone here...

If the Flames wanted to trade Baertschi... would you do either of:

Klefbom for Baertschi straight up?
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Nurse for Baertschi straight up?
NO and NO

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10-01-2013, 07:57 PM
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Remember Troy Bodie? Looking like a stud 4th liner for the Leafs right now

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Ellet is an absolute beast. Reminds me of Kessel

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Remember Troy Bodie? Looking like a stud 4th liner for the Leafs right now
You mean after 2:45 toi?

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10-01-2013, 08:19 PM
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Kessel at 8 mil is fair value for a pending UFA with skills like himself.

But Halls contract in comparison is extremely good.

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10-01-2013, 08:29 PM
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Its also funny seeing Burke come in a **** all over Feasters prize prospect. Even after saying hell stay in the background he cant help but make these statements.

Feaster is probably sitting back all flustered like "***** Burkie, let me have one win"

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10-01-2013, 09:28 PM
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It didn't take long for Burke to stick his snout into the General Manager's affairs and kick Feaster to the curb. Game 1 of the season is tomorrow for the Flames.

Not that I disagree with Burke's comments on Baertschi - he is terribly overrated by Flames fans. He had 3 goals in his first 5 games two seasons ago and hasn't done jack **** since. Been more of a liability than anything, yet Flames fans cling to the hope that he's the next Eberle.

Baertschi is mentally fragile. He started bawling last year when Hartley sent him to Abbotsford. Burke's ranting and raving is probably going to backfire here, and further turn him off.

If you want Baertschi, there's no reason to trade for him. He'll likely be on waivers within 2 years. He's a one dimensional offensive player who isn't going to put up much offense playing on such a terrible team.

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10-01-2013, 11:08 PM
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It was funny watching Feaster force himself to agree with what Burke said about Baertschi.

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