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Re: Calgary Flames (P1) vs. Edmonton Oilers (P2)
« Reply #15 on: May 25, 2022, 12:28:33 PM »
I’m shocked at Calgary’s implosion.

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« Reply #16 on: May 25, 2022, 12:49:07 PM »
I’m shocked at Calgary’s implosion.

Perhaps they were hoping Calgary taxpayers could score some goals.
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Re: Calgary Flames (P1) vs. Edmonton Oilers (P2)
« Reply #17 on: May 25, 2022, 01:11:24 PM »
I’m shocked at Calgary’s implosion.

It's still surprising but this feels more like a Markstrom-specific implosion. Tough to win a series with .850 Sv% goaltending and from the bits that I've watched he's let in some real doozies this round.

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Re: Calgary Flames (P1) vs. Edmonton Oilers (P2)
« Reply #18 on: May 25, 2022, 01:32:09 PM »
I’m shocked at Calgary’s implosion.

I guess but are they really that good a team? I know they had a very successful year but they had 4 forwards who scored 40+ points. By comparison the Panthers had 8, the Lightning had 7 and the Leafs and Avs had 6. As far as I can tell, none of their defensemen have ever received a Norris vote and their #1 guy, at least in terms of ice time, his best year prior to this year was one where he had 22 points. Markstrom had a big year and it looks to have carried them to big results in a pretty weak division.

I don't know, I didn't watch them much this year so can't say for certain but once you get past goaltending and their top 2 forwards, when you line them up with the other teams that really excelled this year it's hard not to see them as stacking up pretty badly.
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Re: Calgary Flames (P1) vs. Edmonton Oilers (P2)
« Reply #19 on: May 25, 2022, 01:42:56 PM »
I just thought they’d be like the early 2000 devils and suffocate their way through the playoffs.

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« Reply #20 on: May 25, 2022, 01:48:28 PM »
I just thought they’d be like the early 2000 devils and suffocate their way through the playoffs.

Fair. I think that's where CtB makes his point. The early 2000 Devils only work if Brodeur plays like Brodeur.
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Re: Calgary Flames (P1) vs. Edmonton Oilers (P2)
« Reply #21 on: May 25, 2022, 01:53:09 PM »
Two very top-heavy teams duking it out. Not really surprising that the one that's leading is getting the better goaltending. More surprising is that it's the Oilers getting the goaltending.
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Re: Calgary Flames (P1) vs. Edmonton Oilers (P2)
« Reply #22 on: May 25, 2022, 02:58:40 PM »
I just thought they’d be like the early 2000 devils and suffocate their way through the playoffs.

Fair. I think that's where CtB makes his point. The early 2000 Devils only work if Brodeur plays like Brodeur.

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Re: Calgary Flames (P1) vs. Edmonton Oilers (P2)
« Reply #23 on: May 26, 2022, 11:31:16 PM »
Fun game.

Tampa sweeps both.

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Re: Calgary Flames (P1) vs. Edmonton Oilers (P2)
« Reply #24 on: May 26, 2022, 11:39:34 PM »
Horrible goaltending and really overall play. Both teams have no idea how to play D. I think St Louis and Col beat either team handily, nevermind what TBay could do.

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Re: Calgary Flames (P1) vs. Edmonton Oilers (P2)
« Reply #25 on: May 27, 2022, 12:34:31 AM »
Disagree with the called back goal.  If Calgary loses this game over that call….brutal

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Re: Calgary Flames (P1) vs. Edmonton Oilers (P2)
« Reply #26 on: May 27, 2022, 12:42:58 AM »
Brutal call. Oh well sucks to be Calgary

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Re: Calgary Flames (P1) vs. Edmonton Oilers (P2)
« Reply #27 on: May 27, 2022, 08:10:45 AM »
McDavid vs MacKinnon could be fun, but Edmonton's lack of depth and defence will cost them.
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Re: Calgary Flames (P1) vs. Edmonton Oilers (P2)
« Reply #28 on: May 27, 2022, 08:11:51 AM »
Agreed, that was a bad call, not sure how that was not a goal.

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Re: Calgary Flames (P1) vs. Edmonton Oilers (P2)
« Reply #29 on: May 27, 2022, 08:18:21 AM »
McDavid vs MacKinnon could be fun, but Edmonton's lack of depth and defence will cost them.

Yeah. Coming in on a high from the series’s against the Flames, the Oilers aren’t going to know what hit them over the head when they face the Avalanche.
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