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Fearless Predictions

The Nation sites have been so busy today that I haven’t even been able to login until just now.  The fan passion for this site has been amazing for everyone here, and today was another demonstration of that.  Anyways, I just got this email from a friend and I thought everyone deserved to see it.

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The Flames and Free Agency

In contrast to the draft, Darryl Sutter has never been too active when it comes to July 1; opting instead to re-sign his in-house assets or acquire big names via trade. The most notable free agent signings by Calgary in the last few years have been Todd Bertuzzi and Cory Sarich. As such, Flame fans…

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Bouw geste or a Bouw jest?

One website proclaimed it a “Bouw Coup.” A very neat and clever play on words, but how much of a coup was it really for the Flames to acquire the negotiating rights to lanky defenceman Jay Bouwmeester in exchange for a third-round draft choice?

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LIVE BLOG… from the Draft floor

11:00 am MST It pays to get up early some days. Because I got my accreditation late I wanted to make sure everything was still good, so I hoofed it to the Bell Centre. I wasn’t on the list, which I expected, but once I showed my card I got my mug shot. I now work…

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Gregor on the road II: Thursday’s on Thursday

I’ve always been a believer in Karma, and tonight augmented that belief. When I found out I was going I went through my media guide because it has a list of hotels in each city. I called the first few and they were sold out, I eventually settled on Hotel Inter-Continental. I had until Wednesday…

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Gregor on the road I: This flight tonight

Like a school boy anticipating his “first time” at post grad, I’m pretty stoked to be going to Montreal. A big shout out to loyal Nation reader Shaun Hunter, who hooked us up with some WestJet buddy passes to save us some bucks and donate more to the Stollery. Good work Shaun!

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