GDT: Flames @ Senators, 5:30 PM MST. Sportsnet West, Fan 960

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  1. The Gnome

    The Gnome Registered User

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    FLAMES

    Gaudreau - Monahan - Ferland
    Tkachuk - Backlund - Frolik
    Bennett - Jankowski - Hathaway
    Brouwer - Stajan - Lazar

    Giordano - Hamilton
    Brodie - Hamonic
    Kulak - Stone

    Rittich
    SENATORS


    Ryan - Pageau - Stone
    Dzingel - Duchene - Hoffman
    Paajarvi - Smith - Pyatt
    Bitey Burrows - O'Brien - Gaborik

    Claesson - Karlsson
    Harpur - Ceci
    Borowiecki - Chabot

    Condon (unconfirmed)​
     
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  2. Janks

    Janks Pope Janks

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    Let’s just win
     
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  3. The Gnome

    The Gnome Registered User

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    Derek [email protected]
    Mike Smith is looking more comfortable and quicker in his movements today. He’s also taking the vast majority of shots at the opposite end of David Rittich. Starting to wonder if he’ll dress vs. #Senators tonight...
    9:42 AM - Mar 9, 2018 · Ottawa, Ontario

    Wes Gilbertson @WesGilbertson
    #Flames sticking with same lines and defence pairings after win in Buffalo.
     
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    Pretty much needs to win out

    Lose and done
     
  5. Karri Ramone

    Karri Ramone Registered User

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    The Sens are possibly a worse team than the Sabres right now. If we don't win this one with convinving numbers we are not a playoff caliber team.
     
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  6. FlamerForLife

    FlamerForLife Mon Seanahan

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    Game 2 of a 15 game win streak.
     
  7. Anglesmith

    Anglesmith Skates like a deer

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    Well, we certainly need to win out against the Ottawa Senators of the world. We can afford to lose some games down the stretch, but not games like these.
     
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    If he isn't starting why would they dress Smith?

    Seems like the dumbest plan of all the options. Most likely he sits on the bench all game in which case why not have Gillies do that and give Smith the extra time off or he gets in middle of the game and has a half-assed warm-up to get ready. I am no doctor but doesn't that situation seem like the most likely scenario for him to get injured again?

    Sit him until he is 100% ready to start and then bring him back. No need for him to be the back-up over Gillies.

    Also, I know we won last game (thanks Sabres) but seeing those same lines again is still depressing.
     
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    How the hell is that depressing? That was probably our most dominant game all season long :laugh:
     
  10. Mobiandi

    Mobiandi Seanny Gaudreau

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    Didn't the Sens just play yesterday at home? Don't think I've heard of a home back-to-back before. Regardless it's all the more reason they should win comfortably
     
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    John Shannon @JSportsnet
    Smith will not dress tonight vs Senators
     
  12. Method Man

    Method Man Bring the Pain Sponsor

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    Frankly, Wills suggesting he would dress as the backup is moronic. When your goalie is coming off a groin injury, you don't risk them entering a game cold. Smith will not dress until he is ready to start.
     
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    I will take any sort of win tonight.
     
  14. Johnny Hoxville

    Johnny Hoxville The Return of a Legend

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    Yep, honestly it was probably their best game over the last few years. They were talking about this on the radio and I fully agree. The Sabres had THREE scoring chances 5 on 5, that is insane.

    Also, Flams, do your hockey thing.
     
  15. Baxterman

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    Well the domination had a lot more to do with the opponent than Stajan, Brouwer or Hathaway.

    If we can dominate with those plugs in the line-up think of how much more dominant we will be when they are replaced by the much better players sitting out.
     
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    I will take 2 wins tonight, please.
     
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    Calculon unholy acting talent

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    Only 7 games to go until Stajan hits 1000
     
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  18. Johnny Hoxville

    Johnny Hoxville The Return of a Legend

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    He should retire the game after. Honestly, it would be classy by both him and the Flames.
     
  19. InfinityIggy

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    Cool, worth noting that Stajan is currently #13 all time for games played as a Flame.
     
  20. Anglesmith

    Anglesmith Skates like a deer

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    This would mean, or at least it would imply, that the Flames, or Stajan himself, don't believe that him being in the lineup is best for the team, and put him in every game anyway in spite of our playoff lives hanging in the balance. Even if that's even partially true, that's absolutely not the message that you want to be sending to the team and to the fans right now.

    If they've kept him in the lineup all season, they have to stand by that as being the best thing for the team. It would be an embarrassing situation otherwise.
     
  21. Karri Ramone

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    Brouwer's been pulling his weight just fine for a good while now IMO. Certainly not deserving of a press box demotion.
     
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    I disagree, although a lot of that is not his fault and more GG using him in spots he should not be.

    Maybe if he was just a 4th line 5-10 minute a night guy he wouldn't stand out so much but watching him suck on the PK and PP and then look lost when playing with the top line or 3rd line makes him stand out like a sore thumb.
     
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    I guess the Steward pickup was a complete bust lol.
    Anyways go Flames, just win baby.
     
  24. Anglesmith

    Anglesmith Skates like a deer

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    If say he's lived up to the price we paid. Anyway, I think the idea was always depth and options more than an impact guy.
     
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    Cyrano 1st Line Elite Homer

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    I bet we waive him when Versteeg returns
     

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