First, before we begin, fuck those refs. Mob have money on the game, or what?
And look, it isn't nice to bitch and moan about the referees, and we usually don't engage in that type of behaviour n the site, but seriously, fuck those referees. Those puke zebras cost us a point last night.
Actually, there is a solution to that, a way to hedge. It's called 'Win More Than Four Games In November'. It's crazy new, but it tends to allow for margin of error; Margin of error comes in handy this time of year.
Anyways...it's not all over. This team could win eight games in a row. Sure it can. But just in case the team doesn't run the table, which would be crazy impossible because the team is playing so well right now, and it doesn't make the playoffs, we have a solution to the problem.
It's called Brad Richards. After missing the playoffs for the last two years, it just might be a shiny enough bauble to buy the fans appreciation.
Let's not fuck around either folks. It's going to be a tough sled. First, we are going to have to make cap space. That means Ales Kotalik is gone, Nik Hagman is gone, Glencross and Tangs may be gone. Badsuck is definitely out of here. The franchise is going to have to trade Joker or Stajan (and if you, dear Reader, go out and slaughter enough virgins, who knows, they may be able to offload both). Staios is gone anyways, merciful God.
After all that work, then we are going to have to sign the cat. You know who else wants to sign the cat? Toronto and New York. So it's going to cost cash. Here is the thing though: The NHL is a salary capped league. Assuming the league is going to be around, and the Flames are going to be around, in ten years, then that money is already spent. In a capped league that has a salary floor, the money is spent in perpetuity. We just have yet to assign that already spent money. Assign it to Brad Richards. 8 million a year if you have too.
So yeah, that campaign has officially begun...
(we will do a real post tomorrow)
Furthermore, I think Peter Loubardias should be fired.