GDB 36.0: FEASTER AND FAMINE

Jason Gregor
April 03 2013 02:53PM

While the Flames shipped out Jarome Iginla and Jay Bouwmeester and replaced them with prospects that Barry Fraser wouldn't draft, the Oilers skate into the Saddledome ready to show Flames fans what six years of sucking can do for you.

The Flames haven't won a playoff series since 2004, the Oilers have won three since then, and in 24 days the Phlegms will be out of the playoffs for the 4th straight year. Make no mistake the last seven years have been brutal for Oilers fans, but at least they have something to show for their loyalty. The Oilers seven-year drought produced Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Nail Yakupov, Magnus Paajarvi and Sam Gagner.

The Flames' plunge into suckville has garnered them first rounders like: Mikael Backlund (softer than oleo), Greg Nemisz (4th liner in AHL), Tim Erixon (oops, he wouldn't sign in your dump of a city), _______ (didn't have 1st or 2nd round pick when missing 2010 playoffs), Sven Baertschi (solid potential 2nd liner) and Mark Jankowski (say it slowly, Stanstead College in Quebec).

Rob Schremp and Marc Pouliot had a brighter future.

Most Oilers fans won't poke that much fun at Calgary, okay one might in a few paragraphs, mainly because Edmontonians doesn't possess the inferiority complex that exists in Calgary. Oiler fans won't need to say, "At least we finished higher in the standings than you," which was the rallying cry in Calgary the last three years.

Think about that for a second.

Your team never made the playoffs, in fact they "Choked" every year in the final ten games. For the past three years, the Flames were close to the playoffs with ten games to go, and in those combined 30 games, you won a paltry 12. You averaged 4 wins in the final 10 games of the season in your annual push-to-the-playoffs-only-to-fail-and-not-get-a-top-ten-pick.

The only thing more inept than Steve Tambellini's summer free agent signings, is the Flames management in February and March and the Flames play on the ice in March and April.

Which leads us to tonight...

The Oilers and their fans head into this game knowing they will win, which is exactly how the Flames and their fans have felt the last three years. It won't be much of a battle, considering the Flames most effective forward these days is Brian McGrattan.

The Flames got a better return for Joe Piskula than they have for Jarome Iginla and Jay Bouwmeester. At least McGrattan is on your team and contributing. Top-notch GMing by Feaster and company.

  • Hall/Nugent-Hopkins/Eberle
  • Paajarvi/Gagner/Hemsky
  • Jones/Horcoff/Yakupov
  • Brown/Smyth/Petrell

  • Smid/Petry
  • N.Schultz/J.Schultz
  • Whitney/Potter

  • Dubnyk

The Flames will counter with a lineup that would battle stage an epic battle with the 2010 Oilers:

GAME DAY PREDICTION: Oilers win their 5th straight with an easy 4-2 win. The Oilers top line has combined for 19 points in the last four games and they will register six tonight.

OBVIOUS GAME DAY PREDICTION: Many in Calgary will claim, "Awesome deal, getting something (5th rounder) for Blake Comeau." Get used to saying this Flames fans, as you enter into the phase where you think every draft pick will pan out eventually.

NOT-SO-OBVIOUS GAME DAY PREDICTION: After he admitted Monday night that he hadn't been, "intellectually honest about his team," Jay Feaster announces during the 2nd period intermission that the Flames will indeed be a playoff contender next year. "Mikka Kiprusoff begged me not to trade him today. He's committed to winning and we will sign him to an extension in the summer.

"Also, now that Jarome Iginla, who secretly always preferred his hometown over Calgary, is gone our core guys will flourish. Want to wager on where we finish relative to Edmonton next year? I’ll tell you very honestly. I’m getting a little sour. How many teams . . . every year, for the last 10 years, five years, eight years, have finished in the bottom five, bottom seven, bottom 10? They’ve had a pick anywhere from No. 1 to No. 10 year after year after year after year, and they still wander in the desert. And they’re no closer to getting out than they were 10 years ago. We are still positioned better than the Oilers," screams Feaster. 

Good times...

***UPDATE...Turns out the NSOGDB wasn't that far off... An actual quote from Jay Feaster today..."Murray Edwards (Flames majority owner)  told me last evening that he expects us to be in the playoffs next year." You can't make this up. Wow, Edwards is delusional if he believes that. 

AND NOW A WORD FROM A DIEHARD OILER FAN

Jeanshorts runs the Oilersnation twitter and when he heard I was writing this GDB he begged me to let him write a quite blurb on behalf of all Oilers fans... so here goes... 

Oh, Calgary...

Where do we even begin? 

You're like the Springfield Tire Yard of the NHL; You're ugly, can be smelled in 46 states (and 10 provinces) and you're nothing but a humungous pile of burning rubble at this point.  

If this is what Jay Fester considers "retooling" then dear god DO NOT let him near your car. It'd be like Pimp My Ride if instead of putting TV's and a new engine in they blew the car up and told you to "never speak of this again!" 

Although, it's not like we should really be surprised that Feaster buttfumbled BOTH the Iginla and Bouwmeester trades. We've all seen Spaceballs; it's only a matter of time until he accidentally locks himself in a limousine and eats himself to death. 

But hey, it's not all no-name prospects and crying into your cousins breasts in Cowtown. I mean, at least your leading goal scorer isn't former Oiler 4th liner Curtis Glencross. 

And it's not like you're relying on a guy who hasn't played an NHL game in 4 years and only has 11 career wins to be your number one goalie next season.

Or that your hot-shot first round pick flamed out (PUN INTENDED) with only one assist in his 10-game stint. 

Or that you traded away two of your marquee players and somehow wound up with an even worse prospect pool than you started with, which was already one of the worst in the league. 

Actually, basically all that's left is for Murray Edwards to sign Feaster to a five year extension and you'll be set!  

 You know what, this is typical Calgary. First you steal all our business headquarters and now you have the audacity to steal the title of "Most Comically Inept Run Team In The National Hockey League"? THIS IS WHY WE CAN'T HAVE NICE THINGS! 

Unfortunately Calgary looks like they'll be rewarded for this absolute atrocity of a season with a top-three pick. The good thing is that with their recent draft history the nation of Bosnia will be able to celebrate their country's first ever draft pick as the Flames select their top high school player Ahmed Mujo (56GP-0G-0A). 

We fully believe in Karma and things coming full circle. Flames fans, and management, have been ripping the Oilers futility hard for the last 4 years. I hope you brought a flashlight, sleeping bag and foamy Calgary, because the basement is dark, damp and it smells like Jerry Sandusky's rec room. Payback's a bitch and this one's going to hurt. A lot. 

Tell your hot cousin I said what's up. 

"They're ALL my hot cousin!" - Guy from Calgary

Love, Oilersnation

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#201 Dog Train
April 03 2013, 05:55PM
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We've been on the other end of this before. We've been the team with nothing to play for and the crappiest roster in the league. All we had were the games in the BoA and trying to derail the rivals. We have everything to lose and they are playing with house money. If we want to stay in this race, we can't let up one bit tonight. It is difficult to beat anybody two games in a row.

Tight game tonight. Oilers win 4-3 and remain in the hunt.

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#202 Oilcruzer
April 03 2013, 05:58PM
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Scary Gary wrote:

"Oiler fans won't need to say, "At least we finished higher in the standings than you," which was the rallying cry in Calgary the last three years."

Seriously? The last three years? The oilers haven't finished above the flames since 2002/2003. I wonder if we'll have to develop the same short term memory oiler fans are notorious for...ugh!

Really? Think about what you have..

Really? So what you're saying is the Flames crap tastes better? At least the Oil used their crap to fertilize growth.

Really? It's so bad that it's not even fun to make fun of the Flames anymore. Oil fans know what's ahead for Calgary. What they can't figure out is why they prolonged it.

(Bazinga)

Olive Branch... "Vancouver Sucks"

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#203 Quicksilver ballet
April 03 2013, 06:03PM
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It's unfortunate but this is as good as it gets for the NHL. 3/4's of the teams in the league treading water or rebuilding, there's just not enough talent to go around for all 30 teams. If the Oilers or the Flames weren't in the hockey belt of North America, the NHL game would've left these towns long ago.

Most teams have only 2 or 3 decent players, not 10 or 12 like in the NFL. It's unfortunate the song remains the same in the USA, hockey sucks is still the norm.

Tambellinis actions today sure don't reflect the actions of a team headed to the post season.

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#204 They're $hittie
April 03 2013, 06:08PM
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Archaeologuy wrote:

The 2013 Flames are the 2007 Oilers.

They dont even know how bad it will get. Heck, Murray Edwards said he expects the Flames to be in the Playoffs next year.

yup

gagner - baertschi hemsky - cammelleri cogliano - backlund

drafted eberle - drafted ??? JANKOWSKI ???

one step behind allready

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#205 non descript
April 03 2013, 06:13PM
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Chaz wrote:

In 5 Playoff series vs the Flames, the Oilers are;

4-1

Oh, and the one we lost we scored the winner on ourselves. Just in case you wanted to talk about games that really count.

whats the problem vintage flame? no comment on this?

in case you forgot, which i doubt since your likely still traumatized, the oil iced one of the greatest teams in history.

dont really remember anybody ever saying that about a flames team.

enjoy the toilet flamers, looks good on you.

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#206 They're $hittie
April 03 2013, 06:15PM
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for a positive for flames fanes, feaster looked a lot thinner on tv today. Does this mean he will stay healthy and have a long tenure running the flames

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#207 They're $hittie
April 03 2013, 06:16PM
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What happen to STOICC and his comment illustrations?

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#208 Quicksilver ballet
April 03 2013, 06:22PM
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Randaman wrote:

Obviously feeling a little cocky and vendictive today Gregor? Be careful because cockiness usually turns around and bites you in the ass. Guaranteeing wins is a little above your talent level I think and by the way I've always been an Oiler fan.

Pot, please meet kettle.

After 10 long years of putting up with Lames fans on here. It sure will be a nice change handing you the kleenex to wipe that brown'ish stuff from all over your face. Remember to breathe through your mouth now and not your nose. Not an incognito Phlegms fan, yeah right.

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#209 Will
April 03 2013, 06:27PM
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MAN! This discussion board is heated. Seriously though, can anyone explain to me why Nashville made the trades they did today. It really doesn't seem like they were a team making trades that thought they were going deep in the playoffs.

Also, if Columbus was making the kind of trades that allows them to make the playoffs, doesn't that mean they are hunting for the same spot, us, Nashville, and St. Louis are all gunning for?

Do the Red wings start to worry about where they sit now?

Playoff Prediction: Edmonton 8th, St. Louis 9th. Out is Nashville (traded away their top scorer), and Columbus (Gaborik actually ends up bringing the team down.)

Anyone want to comment on any of this?

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#210 OilClog
April 03 2013, 06:32PM
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This one could get ugly

6-2 Oilers. Flames are clearly in the basement of talented teams at the moment.

When you look at what Calgary has left.. This is going to be one long free fall, good luck.

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#211 OilClog
April 03 2013, 06:35PM
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The possibility of a Chicago/Edmonton 1st round series.. Lots of Goals, lots of distaste, can't dream yet.

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#212 Will
April 03 2013, 06:39PM
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With all our talent up front, would anyone here trade one of those guys for a Landeskog, Seguin, Glencross, Galchenyuk?

We have a ton of young talent, but we need some balance in our top six badly if we're ever going to get off the rebuild.

I would trade Hemsky or Yak for Glencross. Anyone else make that trade?

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#213 DSF
April 03 2013, 06:40PM
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This will be hilarious if Calgary wins.

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#214 Powder
April 03 2013, 06:41PM
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Jason Gregor wrote:

Nice to hear you call me a homer and biased. Refreshing, usually I get told that I'm to anti-Oiler...

And, your true Calgarian colours came out...Thin-skinned... One little joke about Tim Erixon not wanting to play and you freak out. Awesome stuff...You fit the stereotype.

P.S...The battle of Alberta GDB isn't supposed to be taken seriously...next time we will send out a memo...

You have to remember that they're probably a "little" touchy right now :)

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#215 Mac962
April 03 2013, 06:42PM
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Hey ! whats that on my toilet paper ?? ahhh its just the Calgary Flames and their future.

Good on you Calgary, i really really really hope this hits 10 tonight, you have no business being on the same sheet of ice. We should trade your entire city and its people to.... ahh never mind, no one will give us squat for you dumpsters.

Enjoy.... ha ha lo whoooo hooo ha ha

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#216 Q
April 03 2013, 06:43PM
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@Shredder

Ok captain negative! Go find another team to hate! We have many options and I've laid them all out! You're one of those that bitched about not making moves and now here we are , post-moves and you're miserable! The islanders are more like the team you fit into as a fan! Time for your double dose of Prozac dude!

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#217 Lofty
April 03 2013, 06:43PM
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Anyone know a reliable link to watch the game?

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#218 Q
April 03 2013, 06:45PM
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@Mac962

Sounds like a pathetic nucks fan that's bitter that they have lion go for 9 more years! Lol!

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#219 DSF
April 03 2013, 06:45PM
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Will wrote:

MAN! This discussion board is heated. Seriously though, can anyone explain to me why Nashville made the trades they did today. It really doesn't seem like they were a team making trades that thought they were going deep in the playoffs.

Also, if Columbus was making the kind of trades that allows them to make the playoffs, doesn't that mean they are hunting for the same spot, us, Nashville, and St. Louis are all gunning for?

Do the Red wings start to worry about where they sit now?

Playoff Prediction: Edmonton 8th, St. Louis 9th. Out is Nashville (traded away their top scorer), and Columbus (Gaborik actually ends up bringing the team down.)

Anyone want to comment on any of this?

Columbus will make the playoffs.

Book it.

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#220 Powder
April 03 2013, 06:46PM
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Lofty wrote:

Anyone know a reliable link to watch the game?

atdhe

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#221 Q
April 03 2013, 06:46PM
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@Q

Make that luongo

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#222 Darrell
April 03 2013, 06:47PM
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DSF wrote:

This will be hilarious if Calgary wins.

It would be hilarious if you screwed off too but odds are are lot less ....

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#223 geno
April 03 2013, 06:47PM
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Love this blog! Flames fans are going down a dark, dark path and I cannot wait to sh1+ on them for being terrible

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#224 Will
April 03 2013, 06:53PM
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DSF wrote:

Columbus will make the playoffs.

Book it.

Hang on, a few days ago you said the Blues will not miss the playoffs. So looking at the standings, are you saying the Red Wings won't make the playoffs?

Which is it. I think the Blues have a much greater chance, but I will say I like the moves Columbus did today, but like Belangier, Eric Cole, or a whole host of other moves, I don't think Gaborik is going to help them down the stretch. I actually imagine it will hurt them. Which is why they don't make it.

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#225 Q
April 03 2013, 06:54PM
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Interesting all these oil fans with no place to b but flames nation. They must think they have a playoff berth or something! Has there ever been a crappier management group than the one with Lowe? How does anyone finish dead last 3 yrs in a row? LOLOLOLOL !!!! Freakn hilarious! We're trading assets for first round picks not sucking for a decade oil goof offs!

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#226 A
April 03 2013, 06:57PM
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@stretch14

That's "meth" gay Ferraro! You quoted him wrong. He has a lisp and can't pronounce his "s". You'd think with his money he'd had that lisp fixed.

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#227 Will
April 03 2013, 06:57PM
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Q wrote:

Ok captain negative! Go find another team to hate! We have many options and I've laid them all out! You're one of those that bitched about not making moves and now here we are , post-moves and you're miserable! The islanders are more like the team you fit into as a fan! Time for your double dose of Prozac dude!

Hey comon, he admitted he got a little bit caught up in it and that Oiler fans shouldn't be in danger of dying from high fives just yet.

But seriously, as a Flames fan, how do you not jump on the flames management sucks bandwagon right now. If I was a flames fan, I would be furious with ownership and management. Hell, as an Oiler fan I'm not too thrilled with our management.

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#228 They're $hittie
April 03 2013, 06:58PM
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@Q

Uh Q, this is posted on both sites.

The flagship and original site that supports the nation network (OILERSNATION) and the underbelly site (FLAMESNATION). The comments you see are from oilersnation as well as flamesnation. Flames Eyes see : Backlund Plus Baertschi = Cup - Everyone else sees : Backlund plus Baertschi = Really good third line

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#229 I tried it at home
April 03 2013, 07:00PM
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@Q

The blog shows up in both nation sites, genius. Also, how does one finish dead last 3 years in a row? Technically, we didnt, but Ill accept why u think we did. As for the `how` part, well, just sit back amd watch, buddy boy.

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#230 Will
April 03 2013, 07:00PM
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DSF wrote:

Columbus will make the playoffs.

Book it.

Furthermore, thank you for commenting on my post. Out of curiosity, what do you make of the Nashville trades today.

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#231 A
April 03 2013, 07:01PM
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@Bucknuck

A big part of you died when you became an oilers fan!

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#232 DSF
April 03 2013, 07:01PM
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Will wrote:

That's exactly what you said on Monday, and kind of every game before. Eventually I'm sure one of these comes true and you get to come here and gloat. Do you ever come here and admit you were wrong?

I said nothing of the sort.

I thought the Oilers would win.

Tonight's game is dangerous territory.

Wounded animals don't like to be cornered.

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#233 DSF
April 03 2013, 07:02PM
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Will wrote:

Furthermore, thank you for commenting on my post. Out of curiosity, what do you make of the Nashville trades today.

Very surprised they threw in the towel.

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#234 Q
April 03 2013, 07:03PM
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@They're $hittie

My bad!!

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#235 lostdog82
April 03 2013, 07:07PM
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Flames got nothing of substance in return for Iggy and Jbo, Kipper looks like he is going to retire after this year. Flames are starting their rebuild with very little talent in their roster. Hard to sign free agents to a team at the bottom of the standings, something Oiler fans know all too well. Face it flames fans you had one of the most dominant forwards in the game for the last 15 years and you did nothing with him. Enjoy life at the bottom and get use to the abuse you get from Oiler fans, you have been talking trash since our failed cup run in 06.

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#236 Will
April 03 2013, 07:08PM
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DSF wrote:

Very surprised they threw in the towel.

That's absolutely what it looked like right? Really am not understanding that one. And you did say something on Monday cause everyone was bashing the Flames for trading away their captain, the Boumester and you said, something like, I hope the flames win, that would be funny. Cause I wrote back, yes and we all hope you leave this site, but we don't always get our way, or something dumb like that.

Not that it really matters, but you do post "funy if Oilers lose" posts quite a bit.

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#237 A
April 03 2013, 07:08PM
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@I tried it at home

Buddy boy. You can give Lowe all the props you want for being the turd of the league for 10 years. Pooh is pooh either way! So buddy boy, explain it all to us please! We have nothing better to do! Please! Garbage is garbage and if you're content with that path, you give Lowe all the kudos you want buddy boy! So proud of your failed decade , I know! Lol!!!!!

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#238 Jonathan Happy
April 03 2013, 07:10PM
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The Oilers Shot Clock wrote:

I was on the red mile when they lost game 7. Great night. "That Gelinas goal was in!...there shouldn't have even been a game 7". Ahhhh.....memories.

I was with some Oilers fans when they lost game 7. Great night. "We would've won with Roloson!" Ahhhh.....memories

:)

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#239 Q
April 03 2013, 07:12PM
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@Will

You worry about your lottery pick this year and well worry about ours.

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#240 Will
April 03 2013, 07:14PM
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Out of curiosity, and this is a legitimate question, are there any flames fans here that actually think Feaster is doing a good job, and did a good job over the last few days. Even taking into account ownership clearly doesn't want to go full tank rebuild?

I mean, three picks is kind of impressive for one draft I guess. Even three picks where two are projected to be very low. However, even if, by some miracle, they don't go all Jankowski on the picks, and actually pluck 3 say Eberle's (as in he was drafted 22 and is now an emerging star, not just a good NHLer), it still took years for Eberle to get to where he is, and where he is, still isn't that far.

So, trying to make sense of it, and the only way I can, is that Calgary dumped a ton of salary, will get a 'jump' on stocking the cupboards, though currently they really don't have great prospects, then use the free'd cap space to load up on pricey free agents like Wideman?

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#241 Q
April 03 2013, 07:14PM
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@Jonathan Happy

Funny, that's how I felt the night Carolina worked Edmonton for the cup! That was special!

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#242 Roberto
April 03 2013, 07:16PM
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DSF wrote:

Very surprised they threw in the towel.

Hey, they just acquired a bluechip prospect in Filip Forsberg. Smart move by Poile

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#243 Rickymac
April 03 2013, 07:17PM
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I do not have a problem with either Flames or Oilers fans dissing each others teams (a lot of it is very amusing) but the disgusting comments about the cities themselves from both sides is childish. I live in Calgary but spend a lot of time in Edmonton on business and both cities have a lot of good things going for them. There are a ton of great people in both cities and to hate someone just because they cheer for the other team is bull. Yes the Flames ownership and Management is scary with many poor decisions and no apparent solid plan of how to get out of it that is clearly discernible, however IF they draft well this year and use their $20 million or so free money in the off season to bring in the right free agents they might just surprise a lot of people next year. I certainly would not be crowing too much about the Oilers Management yet but it seems to be headed in the right direction.I wish both teams success because I so miss the on the ice rivalry that used to be and I really want it back as do many thousands of fans in Alberta for both teams.

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#244 Will
April 03 2013, 07:19PM
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Q wrote:

You worry about your lottery pick this year and well worry about ours.

Meh, they take Gauthier or the best large center available. Unless they don't make the playoffs and pull off a Tambillini draft lottery miracle.

In that case we just take Jones, no question. Because Smid, Petry, Klefbomb, Schultz, and Jones, is a sick D core going forward. Then all we need is a back up goal tender and one more big winger in our top nine.

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#245 DSF
April 03 2013, 07:19PM
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Roberto wrote:

Hey, they just acquired a bluechip prospect in Filip Forsberg. Smart move by Poile

Yeah it is but they're only 1 point out of the playoffs and you would think they could use the playoff revenue and fan support.

Very odd.

It appears Erat requested a trade:

http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=664039

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#246 DSF
April 03 2013, 07:24PM
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Rickymac wrote:

I do not have a problem with either Flames or Oilers fans dissing each others teams (a lot of it is very amusing) but the disgusting comments about the cities themselves from both sides is childish. I live in Calgary but spend a lot of time in Edmonton on business and both cities have a lot of good things going for them. There are a ton of great people in both cities and to hate someone just because they cheer for the other team is bull. Yes the Flames ownership and Management is scary with many poor decisions and no apparent solid plan of how to get out of it that is clearly discernible, however IF they draft well this year and use their $20 million or so free money in the off season to bring in the right free agents they might just surprise a lot of people next year. I certainly would not be crowing too much about the Oilers Management yet but it seems to be headed in the right direction.I wish both teams success because I so miss the on the ice rivalry that used to be and I really want it back as do many thousands of fans in Alberta for both teams.

I'm not sure Feaster is the man for job but with Kiprusoff off the books, the Flames will have almost $30 million in free cap space in the offseason.

With the large number of free agents likely to hit the market with the cap dropping and 3 first round picks as currency, the Flames could turn things around very quickly.

I wouldn't be too hasty in writing them off.

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#247 Q
April 03 2013, 07:27PM
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@lostdog82

Your 10 years of anger has made you champion of the bandwagon! Good for you! That hemsky! He's a keeper! Captain Canada is a real special player too! Lol! Oh yeah and horcoff, Worth every million! Went to Edmonton once. What a dump! A mega mall in the middle of a farm field! Impressive! Every street sign with gretzkys name on it . City of champions my a$$! Must be so proud that all of your success fromThe draft is from blowing chunks for a decade, something we won't do in calgary! We trade for first rounders and not suck for them! Lol!!!

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#248 Boxersam
April 03 2013, 07:28PM
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Rickymac wrote:

I do not have a problem with either Flames or Oilers fans dissing each others teams (a lot of it is very amusing) but the disgusting comments about the cities themselves from both sides is childish. I live in Calgary but spend a lot of time in Edmonton on business and both cities have a lot of good things going for them. There are a ton of great people in both cities and to hate someone just because they cheer for the other team is bull. Yes the Flames ownership and Management is scary with many poor decisions and no apparent solid plan of how to get out of it that is clearly discernible, however IF they draft well this year and use their $20 million or so free money in the off season to bring in the right free agents they might just surprise a lot of people next year. I certainly would not be crowing too much about the Oilers Management yet but it seems to be headed in the right direction.I wish both teams success because I so miss the on the ice rivalry that used to be and I really want it back as do many thousands of fans in Alberta for both teams.

Put your dress back on and get out. This is all out dissing everything and every one is fair game, Tell your Mom i want my Gretz Jersey back it was jut for dress up once.

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#249 Reidja
April 03 2013, 07:29PM
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Oilers fans on this site are capable of some of the largest facepalms around...

It's a little sad because they have been storing this hate up for so long. Call it blue balls or blue and orange balls or whatever...

The fact remains... after all the sucking and draft pics, I still wouldn't trade their entire team for one really great player.

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#250 Q
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@Boxersam

Damn straight!

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