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One of these things is not like the others…

…one of these things just plain sucks. Im going to forgo talking about the Ducks in this pre-game; we saw them just a few games ago and little has changed since then. Watch out for Getzlaf, Perry and Ryan (in that order). Don’t worry too much about Selanne at even-strength. etc. No, this post will…

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Who will outsuck whom?

It’s the Blurst of times for the Canadiens and Flames right now. Calgary has just finished losing 4 straight for the first time this season, sullying many of the sky-high expectations they had built over the prior two months.

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Things fall apart

To be fair, the Flames are a streaky team, but this losing skid, which Anaheim stretched to four games yesterday afternoon, is the longest of the year. Unfortunately, things aren’t going to get much easier.

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On Perceptions and the Swoon

Both the Ducks and the Flames will be desperate for a win today: the Flames, because a 4 game losing streak would remind them of the late season swoons they experienced under both Keenan and Playfair, while the Ducks are currently enmeshed in the cluster-f that is the Western Conference play-off bubble.

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Kryptonite

Jarome Iginla has played 4 games against the Hawks this year, managed zero goals, three assists…and a ghastly -9 rating. That’s arguably the worst stats line for the captain versus any team in the league.

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Frustrated yet?

The bad news: The Flames went 0-3-1 against the Blackhawks with 19 goals against in those four games. The good news: They don’t gotta play the Blackhawks no more.

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