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#21 Posted on 17.4.04 1127.53
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    Originally posted by Bullitt
    It's Game Day. A chance to clinch the series at home.

    This city is going to blow the roof off the Saddledome, people.

    You think you got hockey fans in your town? Think again, Jack. Come to Calgary and see how it's done.


Yeah, because you're not going to see how it's done in Ottawa, are ya?
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#22 Posted on 17.4.04 1146.40
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    Originally posted by pieman
    Yeah, because you're not going to see how it's done in Ottawa, are ya?


I've lived in Ottawa during a few playoff series ('96-'00.)

The atmosphere there was NOTHING like it is in this city.
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#23 Posted on 17.4.04 1532.40
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TALE OF THE TAPE:

Calgary Flames
HEAD COACH: Darryl Sutter
ASSISTANT COACHES: Jim Playfair, Rob Cookson & Rich Preston
GOALIE COACH: David Marcoux
CAPTAIN: Jarome Iginla
ASSISTANT CAPTAINS: Robyn Regehr & Craig Conroy
TOP 5 PLAYOFF SCORERS:
Jarome Iginla [3G-2A for 5 points]
Chris Simon [2G-1A for 3 points]
Craig Conroy [1G-2A for 3 points]
Matt Lombardi [1G-2A for 3 points]
Jordan Leopold [0G-3A for 3 points]
BEST & WORST PLUS/MINUS:
Best: +4 [Jordan Leopold & Jarome Iginla]
Worst: -1 [Chuck Kobasew & Oleg Saprykin]
STARTING GOALIE: Miikka Kiprusoff

Vancouver Canucks
HEAD COACH: Marc Crawford
ASSOCIATE COACHES: Jack McIlhargey & Mike Johnson
ASSISTANT COACH, VIDEO: Barry Smith
GOALIE CONSULTANT: Ian Clark
CAPTAIN: Marcus Naslund
ASSISTANT CAPTAINS: Brendan Morrison, Trevor Linden & Ed Jovanovski
TOP 5 PLAYOFF SCORERS:
Marcus Naslund [2G-3A for 5 points]
Brendan Morrison [1G-3A for 4 points]
Sami Salo [1G-2A for 3 points]
Mattias Ohlund [1G-2A for 3 points]
Ed Jovanovski [0G-3A for 3 points]
BEST & WORST PLUS/MINUS:
Best: Even [Marek Malik, Geoff Sanderson, Jason King, Daniel Sedin, Marc Bergevin, Matt Cooke, Henrik Sedin & Ed Jovanovski]
Worst: -5 [Mattias Ohlund & Brent Sopel]
STARTING GOALIE: Alex Auld

Assigned referees will be Mick McGeough & Dennis LaRue. Linesmen will be Lonnie Cameron & Mark Wheeler.
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#24 Posted on 17.4.04 2047.50
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    Originally posted by Bullitt
    You think you got hockey fans in your town? Think again, Jack. Come to Calgary and see how it's done.


Please. No one holds a candle to those crazy Habs fans. The Bell Centre was literally SHAKING tonight.

Besides, Flames fans only start to really get vocal when their team has a lead.
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#25 Posted on 17.4.04 2300.55
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    Originally posted by raygun
    Please. No one holds a candle to those crazy Habs fans. The Bell Centre was literally SHAKING tonight.


Amen! What a great game tonight. I almost cried when Kovalev scored the fourth goal.

Boston is going down!
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#26 Posted on 17.4.04 2355.24
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This series betweeen the Flames and Canucks has been frickin' awesome. This is being posted before overtime even starts and I can say that the third period has been one of the most exciting periods of hockey I have ever seen. I got tired just watching it. I was going to go to bed if the Flames were still down 4-0 after the second period and, somehow, it's like someone lit a fire underneath them. No matter who wins this series, games like this are what makes being a hockey fan so much fun.

Also, I am so thankful to have access to CBC. McLean and Hrudey (who I didn't much care for while he was playing) have really been insightful and added a lot to my excitement over this series. God, HOCKEY RULES...
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#27 Posted on 18.4.04 0138.19
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What a game.
This is more than the best series of 2004, this is one of the best playoff series in years. I'm still tentatively holding to my pick of the Flames to win, but one has to wonder if they'll be demoralized after such a tough loss.
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#28 Posted on 18.4.04 0150.30
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WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Game Seven baby!

What a frickin game!

I don't think it's THAT demoralizing for the Flames, though. They came back from a 4-0 deficit to tie it up when they could have easily folded. That's gotta give them confidence in Game Seven.

On the flip side, they looked brutal up until they scored that first tip-in goal to get some life. They looked inexperienced and couldn't handle the pressure of having to close out a series which is 100% understandable. The Canucks also have the confidence that they can take it to the Flames and control the game. They also know they can't sit back, no matter how big of a lead they have.

As they say, anything can happen in a Game Seven and fans of both teams should be happy with a great series.

Monday Night - Double Header - TWO GAME SEVENS. Hockey heaven. :)
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#29 Posted on 18.4.04 1154.14
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I'm emotionally spent after that game last night/this morning. Such a high after the comeback, and then the low of losing in Triple OT. It's going to be a hell of a game 7.
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