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al-Qa'bong
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posted 03 April 2006 10:59 PM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I dunno; whatever.

Good luck to all, I guess.


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al-Qa'bong
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posted 05 April 2006 07:33 PM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Gee, even their own fans are apathetic.
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posted 05 April 2006 07:40 PM      Profile for N.Beltov   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Well, the playoffs haven't started. They're still having fun laughing at the Toronto Maple Leaves. Ahahahahahaha! Ohohohohohoho! Hehehehehehe!
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posted 05 April 2006 09:19 PM      Profile for Pogo   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
If healthy and playing their A game, Vancouver could have sent 8 players to the world championships. This could have been their year.

Instead they win just barely enough to barely remain in the hunt. What a disappointing bunch.

What we need is more players like Cliff Ronning. Someone whose idea of a high energy shift doesn't involve a roughing penalty.


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posted 05 April 2006 11:19 PM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by N.Beltov:
Well, the playoffs haven't started. They're still having fun laughing at the Toronto Maple Leaves. Ahahahahahaha! Ohohohohohoho! Hehehehehehe!


So how about those Jets Coyotes?


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posted 05 April 2006 11:54 PM      Profile for Catchfire   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Gee, I didn't even see this thread. I had no idea I was so apethetic. Now that I know, what to do? How does one respond to a non-antagonistic sports thread? Somehow, 'thanks' doesn't seem to cut it...

As a Habs fan, I've had to make a meal of scraps for about 13 years now. Pretend that with heart like Cancer-Vic Koivu and a world-class keeper like Theodore, maybe, just maybe, we can make it to the Cup. Eventually, we realized that Theodore played us all for fools and Koivu, well, he's alright I guess. But he's no Iginla, who can carry his team single(mostly)handedly to Game Seven in June.

Still, it's part of the fun to rip our hair from our heads each spring. Sometimes, we get to send Boston home early. This year, it'll have to be New York...


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posted 07 April 2006 04:32 AM      Profile for Rambler     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Pogo:
If healthy and playing their A game, Vancouver could have sent 8 players to the world championships. This could have been their year.

Instead they win just barely enough to barely remain in the hunt. What a disappointing bunch.

What we need is more players like Cliff Ronning. Someone whose idea of a high energy shift doesn't involve a roughing penalty.


It'll be Vancouver's year when they find a way to dump sadsack Todd Bertuzzi. The guy hasn't played well since 2002-2003. Toss out the "Naz" too and rebuild around the Sedins I say. They should send Ruutu back to Finland while they are at it. The guy does nothing but take penalties and attempt to hurt people, which seems to be a common theme with Crawford's teams, but I digress.

I hope Vancouver misses the playoffs.

All the best to Montreal, Ottawa, and even the dreaded enemies in Calgary though.

[ 07 April 2006: Message edited by: Rambler ]


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posted 07 April 2006 04:35 AM      Profile for Hawkins     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
There should never be digressions in a sports thread.
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Yeah the Canucks season has sucked a lot, so much in fact that I can't even find a decent metaphor to go with it. Just so everyone knows though, no one refers to Naslund as "the Naz". That's, I must say, is pretty damn strange. I think Naslund is still useful enough, and earned enough respect by being through the stinky years in the late 90's, and now, to get enough of "another chance." I think he's been "dragged down" by his line mates. This means I think we should keep him and provide him with a new centre, and a new "number one" winger to play with unless Bertuzzi proves his worth in the next five games, which I doubt. I suspect that he, and the team, will play well for a few games and get the citys' hopes up*, and then tank for one of the last games games vs. San Jose (which they'll need to win). It just seems to be their way. Why play consistently well when your backs up against the wall, and you were expected to at least win the division, hey? Just play well for a period and half, a sixty minute effort isn't required if your the Canucks.

Morrison otoh, should be traded, he's had a pretty bad season for an alleged number one centre, although I must say that unlike Bertuzzi at least he plays defence. That said, he's not a number one centre. The Sedins have finally provided their worth, which is strange, because even though they have talent, they don't seem to be particularly great skaters. They seem to be strangely slow. I would keep them, but I wouldn't expect them to be the only offensive producers, at least not yet and I'd fire Crawford and pick up a proven winner like Lamaire (even though his teams are a bloody boring). (Even though strangely enough they've been the most effective line.)

*Disregarding the fact that this has been a pathetic season as it is, considering the expectations! I suppose that's a common theme though, this seasons' Oilers, for instance, are far more talented then the teams they have put on the ice for the last few years, and yet they too are fighting for one of the last playoff spots too. How strange. I suppose its one of those mystery's of team sports where teams like the Calgary Flames, who talent wise aren't very good, look like they're going to finish on top of the top division in Hockey. How strange.

[ 07 April 2006: Message edited by: Vansterdam Kid ]


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posted 07 April 2006 10:35 AM      Profile for N.Beltov   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
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al-Qa'bong: So how about those Jets Coyotes?

They're doing about the same as the Nordiques Avalanche, except that they're not going to make the playoffs.

BTW, Winnipeger Jim Silver (CCPA) wrote a book called Thin Ice in which he reviewed the whole ugly campaign to "save" the Jets, and the counter campaign to stop throwing good money after bad for a new arena. Jim and some of the others that were "high profile" in the counter campaign got some death threats. Seems that some sports fans aren't so "sporting". When the Jets were here I was more interested in social justice issues than watching live NHL hockey. Imagine that.


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posted 07 April 2006 01:34 PM      Profile for Fidel     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
The number of Habs fans at the game last night in Kanata was a bit embarrassing. Heatley was on, but so were the Habs. Aebischer was letting them in through the five hole and short-side to no end in the warmup. He made stellar saves on some of Ottawa's 47 shots on net.

My nephew and I wandered over to section 102 at the end of the second, and it paid off. Guy Lafleur signed his ball cap for him. Go Ottawa, Calgary and Montreal!


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posted 07 April 2006 01:45 PM      Profile for Cartman        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Go Flames Go!
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Boo. Although the Flames look to be taking the NW division at this point.

It's an absolute logjam for spots 6-10 though. The canucks sit 9th. But I still have faith in them to finish 8th to get swept by Detroit. Montreal is on a tear!

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I think I need to get a back up jersey, a Flames one. I love the Flames, not as much as my Leafs of course but a solid second. I shed a few tears when they didn't win the Cup. Iggy and Phaneuf are two of my favorite players.

Go Flames Go!


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posted 07 April 2006 04:49 PM      Profile for JPG     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
It's an absolute logjam for spots 6-10 though. The canucks sit 9th. But I still have faith in them to finish 8th to get swept by Detroit. Montreal is on a tear!

Ya, just like I Had faith that the Leafs would make 8th. Stupid Habs. I hate Cristobal Huet.


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posted 07 April 2006 05:01 PM      Profile for Modest Mook     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I'm awaiting the rebirth of the Red Mile in Calgary. Last playoffs it was just wild and this year is going to be far more now that it has a lil more repuation and everyone is anticipating it. I'll take a digital camera down there a few nights if anyone cares to see, I can find somewhere to post the vids from the street. It's really hard to describe with words what the streets look like or what the city sounds like.

I live downtown Calgary as well... You don't even need to watch the game and you can still tell whats going around by the ooohing and cheering from the city. Although it is kinda anooying on a home win when you have to listen to people partying till 4am on a tuesday night.

Mind you, the same happens for the stampede in many ways. Perhaps calgary is just a city looking for a reason to party?


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posted 07 April 2006 09:24 PM      Profile for Jingles     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Man, did the Oilers get screwed by the league last night. A clear goal is disallowed, which may have impications for the entire playoff race.

quote:
I'm awaiting the rebirth of the Red Mile in Calgary.

Wasn't it more like a Red Block-and-a-Half?

quote:
It's really hard to describe with words what the streets look like or what the city sounds like.

Isn't it "Calgary Suburban Girls Gone Wild!", and lots of drunken frat boys? Yipee. I think you can keep your camera at home.


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posted 07 April 2006 09:38 PM      Profile for Diane Demorney   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I have a very age-inappropriate crush on Jerome Iginla. That is all...
edited to add: obviously not all... Hey Cartman!

YA BABY!

[ 07 April 2006: Message edited by: Diane Demorney ]


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posted 08 April 2006 10:10 PM      Profile for Vansterdam Kid   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by West Coast Greeny:

It's an absolute logjam for spots 6-10 though. The canucks sit 9th. But I still have faith in them to finish 8th to get swept by Detroit. Montreal is on a tear!


No, no, no. The Canucks will storm out to a 3-1 series lead, only to blow it and loose the series in seven. *sigh*


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I suppose its one of those mystery's of team sports where teams like the Calgary Flames, who talent wise aren't very good, look like they're going to finish on top of the top division in Hockey.

Aren't very good talent wise?? How about having the best goalie in the NHL? Best young defenseman? Or Jarome Iginla? Or Robyn Regehr?? Give me a break. Maybe the Flames don't score that many goals but all that matters is who scores more goals than the other team...it doesn't matter if it is 7-1 or 2-1. Calgary is a team...not a group of individuals looking to rack up huge stats.

While typing this message the Nucks scored.


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posted 09 April 2006 12:52 AM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Robyn Regehr is the most underrated player in the league.

I wish he played for the Leaves.


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Twas a good game tonight...the Canucks took it in OT...the Flames looked a little bit tired but fought through it. It was a good ending to see Jovo score game winning goal after returning early from an injury. With the point, the Flames clinched a playoff spot...I really would have liked that second point though.
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I could live with a Coupe de Stanley parade in Vancouver or Ottawa. Anywhere but Raleigh or Nashville. They can take our oil and trees if they will, but not the Cup. It's the last straw.
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quote:
Originally posted by Marc:

Aren't very good talent wise?? How about having the best goalie in the NHL? Best young defenseman? Or Jarome Iginla? Or Robyn Regehr?? Give me a break. Maybe the Flames don't score that many goals but all that matters is who scores more goals than the other team...it doesn't matter if it is 7-1 or 2-1. Calgary is a team...not a group of individuals looking to rack up huge stats.


Roll your eyes all you want.

But come on.

Come on. I mean seriously, come on. (Imagine Marvin Tikvah, Mad TV...heh..no I don't look like him).

Compare them to Detroit.

Compare them to Ottawa.

Compare them to the *shudder* Hurricanes.

Compare them to the good teams historically, like the Flames of the 80's, the Oilers of the 80's, the Islanders of the late 70's/early 80's. Compare them to countless Habs teams. Whatever, just watch them and you'll see. Do you see much "run and gun" with the Flames? Hells NO!

The Flames get away with way to much. The game (NHL) was changed to get away from the clutchy-grabby crap that they employ. It annoys me so much though that they can basically still do most of that and claim that they're playing "physically". Bullshit. The Oilers, a team I despise, play physically but they don't clutch and grab...same with the Avs. Trying hard, and having heart, is all well and good. I criticize the Canucks alot for not having that on a regular basis...

But the fact of the matter is this, I like goals more then I do clutchy-grabby bullshit. And the Flames are a clutchy-grabby bullshit team...who aren't necessarily all full of heart unlike the evil west coast team, take a look at captain knee'er himself...(hint: His name is Brian Marchment that's all he does...is try to injure people by, well, knee-ing them).

[ 09 April 2006: Message edited by: Vansterdam Kid ]


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Compare them to Detroit.

Compare them to Ottawa.

Compare them to the *shudder* Hurricanes.


Just because they aren't the most talented team in the league doesn't mean that they aren't "very good talent wise." For a bunch of years the NY Rangers had the most talented players but they were selfish and had poor chemistry and as a result they didn't make the playoffs. The Flames don't rely on pure scoring but play a team game which may not make for the best TV but it wins games.

I guess it is better to be disliked than to be ignored.

[ 09 April 2006: Message edited by: Marc ]


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P.S -- they are more talented than the Hurricanes.

Look at the Hurricanes division --

Florida, Washington, Atlanta, TB, Carolina.

Look at the Northwest Division ---

Calgary, Colorado, Edmonton, Minnesota, Vancouver.

The unbalanced schedule has allowed the Canes to beat up on Washington, Florida, and Atlanta (particularly when they did not have Lehtonen). Although TB are the Champs they have been weakened substantially without Khabibulin and are in the playoffs largely because of their weaker schedule.


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Vancouver defeats Calgary!!! But are still stuck in 9th place

Western Conference
Rank / Team / Games Left / Points / Wins
6th / COL / 5 / 92 / 42
7th / EDM / 4 / 91 / 39
8th / S.J. / 6 / 89 / 39
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9th / VAN / 4 / 89 / 41
10th / L.A / 3 / 85 / 40


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See, the thing about CYVR is that it's a great place to live.

The shmucks get paid lots of $$, and are (for what reason, I can't imagine) legends in the town - go out to a bar, and the girls just line up. If not the girls, then it's the "Canuck Nation" clowns (more on these later) - you know, the morons with the flags fluttering from those silly plastic rear-window attachments on their lowered Civics out in Surrey - they are willing to line up for hours to tell the players how great they are, buy drinks etc... A guy from Podunk, Saskatchewan, with no skills apart from hockey and combine driving gets to CYVR, and it's easy street - a great view from the West Van mansion/Yaletown penthouse, nice Bimmer/Escalade/Ferrari (and a pass from the cops on your speeding tickets to boot) golf 365 days, jogging round the seawall to stay in shape, no winter to speak of - what's not to like? So, you've made it - why try? Go through the motions; as long as you make it look reasonably good, (and why shouldn't you, you can play hockey in your sleep), the aforementioned Canuck Nation fools keep shelling out for the seats, Orca Bay makes a profit, then everyone is happy...


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quote:
Originally posted by North Shore:

A guy from Podunk, Saskatchewan, with no skills apart from hockey and combine driving gets to CYVR, and it's easy street...


The Canuckleheads have one Saskatchewan guy, Wade Brookbank, who is from Lanigan.

I think you must mean Podunk, Sweden.


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quote:
Originally posted by Marc:

Just because they aren't the most talented team in the league doesn't mean that they aren't "very good talent wise." For a bunch of years the NY Rangers had the most talented players but they were selfish and had poor chemistry and as a result they didn't make the playoffs. The Flames don't rely on pure scoring but play a team game which may not make for the best TV but it wins games.

I guess it is better to be disliked than to be ignored.


Call it what you will, but they're not entertaining...at least not for a non-fan who might just be watching one of their games. Rock'em sock 'em goal free hockey, where we watch how many saves, and how many times, 2-1, 3-2, 1-0 games being played can only be so exciting so many times.

GF in the western confrence GF:
Det: 287
Dal: 251
Cgy: 209
Nsh: 242
Ana: 242
Col: 270
Edm: 249
SJ: 243
Van: 243

I'm not going to write them all out, but check out any stats page (as of now) and you'll see it yourself. I think the whole goal to entertainment value is often corresponding when I'm just watching an average game. The only teams in the entire league that the Flames have more goals then are Columbus, St.Louis and Chicago. That says something. Heck, even the painfully boring Wild have more goals then the Flames!

[ 09 April 2006: Message edited by: Vansterdam Kid ]


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Calgary doesn't score a ton of goals...that is undeniable. However, they still have lots of talent -- goaltending, defense, plus some good, young forwards. Most teams would die to have a goalie like Kipper or d-men like Phaneuf or Regehr and of course Iginla who brings much more than just scoring.

I really do think that Calgary can and will score more goals during the playoffs. Amonte, Kobasew and Lombardi have not been contributing as much as they can...I think that the pressure of the playoffs will push them to produce.


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Wasn't it more like a Red Block-and-a-Half?

Hmmm, apparently you're not all too well informed. The red mile was active from 17th and 2nd st (s.e) to around 6th s.w... Closer to 8 or 9 blocks on 17th, and then about 2 or 3 blocks in either direction of 17th ave (15-19th in most areas). Yes there is some 'girl gone wild moments' but they are far and few between. This is every bar in the area and the entire crowd of the saddledome spilling onto the streets (and almost entirely wearing red). It is quite the sight to see.

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Call it what you will, but they're not entertaining...at least not for a non-fan who might just be watching one of their games. Rock'em sock 'em goal free hockey, where we watch how many saves, and how many times, 2-1, 3-2, 1-0 games being played can only be so exciting so many times.

If you're looking for 10-5 games, go watch baseball ;p Calgary wins games on 3 reasons

- Sutter and the coaching staff. Flames play such amazingly well organized hockey... The coaching of this team should be commended

- Kipper! Hehe, can't forget the goalie that saves the team too many times. During TV broadcasts they usually complient his trainer as well.

- Heart and drive. Calgary has no one player that can turn goals (iggy is what, 60th place in scoring?)... They rely on determination, grit, and energy to win games, and they feed off the crowd to do this. There games aren't about style, it's about the energy level.

Home record = 28-7-4
Away record = 16-17-6

I think I can make a decent case for the saddledome being one of the loudest arena's by far. Of their road wins... Most come in cities with louder arena's as well. The higher the energy level, the better the Flames fare.

Who cares about the low scoring games? I enjoy watching a team who's work ethic, determination, and energy level triumphs consistantly over what the numbers on paper say it should be.


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Ya, but you're not being very modest of the Flames, Mook.
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I'd say the Flames have the loudest home crowd too. I watched a game last season where the fans sang the national anthem so loud the performer was not needed. It was awesome. The sea of red was pretty cool too. I'm a hockey fan and a Leaf fan and I admire the pants off the Flames fans. I also think pretending the Flames are only modestly talented is just sour grapes.
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Go Oilers.

P.S. I if I catch any dmontonians cheering for Calgary like they id last time during their Stanley Cup run there will be a reckoning


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quote:
Originally posted by Pogo:
If healthy and playing their A game,

Could say that about Atlanta or Columbus too--but the Canucks have been in the league too long to insult those teams with any comparison

Instead they win just barely enough to barely remain in the hunt. What a disappointing bunch.


In fact this is the story of the Canucks...just like TO.
As long as the money keeps flowing to the owners of those teams and revenues flow to the media, they are winners--it's the fans that are suckers.


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It's really hard to describe with words what the streets look like or what the city sounds like.

I was in Calgary a few days ago. The Red Mile looked like a Calgary Police Service parade. There were more cops on the street than people. I haven't seen that many pigs since Farm Fare at the AgriCom. The must really hate the sight of bare breasts in that filthy town.


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