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Author:  OnTheIce [ Mon Apr 13, 2015 7:40 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Stanley Cup Playoffs 2015

Zipperfish wrote:
2Cdo wrote:
Calgary in 4, possibly even 3. :lol:


ROTFL


More goals per game and less goals against per game compared to Vancouver. Don't write-off Calgary.

The team with the better goalie will win and right now, that's Calgary.

Author:  Zipperfish [ Mon Apr 13, 2015 7:46 am ]
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I don't think there's too many Canucks fans are writing off Calgary. We were happy not to draw LA though.

Author:  martin14 [ Mon Apr 13, 2015 7:52 am ]
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QBC wrote:

Is there anyone still alive from the last time the Lafs won the cup? Oh yeah, that was years before the Canucks were actually in the league.



I AM >>>>> :lol: :lol: :lol:


I was one year old.

Author:  Alta_redneck [ Mon Apr 13, 2015 7:57 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Stanley Cup Playoffs 2015

martin14 wrote:
QBC wrote:

Is there anyone still alive from the last time the Lafs won the cup? Oh yeah, that was years before the Canucks were actually in the league.



I AM >>>>> :lol: :lol: :lol:


I was one year old.


So you were 4 when the Canucks joined the league, hell you almost had your drivers license by then. :lol:

Author:  Strutz [ Mon Apr 13, 2015 8:55 am ]
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Zipperfish wrote:
I don't think there's too many Canucks fans are writing off Calgary. We were happy not to draw LA though.

Certainly not. I'm a Canucks fan but I'm also a realist. :wink:

I'm still shocked that LA is not in the playoffs actually. Same thing with Boston not making it and Pittsburgh needing that final win to make it. Just the way it goes I guess.

Author:  N_Fiddledog [ Mon Apr 13, 2015 9:33 am ]
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Is there still a rivalry between Calgary and Vancouver like there was before?

Those used to be some good feisty games.

Author:  Zipperfish [ Mon Apr 13, 2015 9:36 am ]
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N_Fiddledog wrote:
Is there still a rivalry between Calgary and Vancouver like there was before?

Those were some good feisty games.


Not really, these days, as Calgary hasn't made the playoffs in a while (or at least hasn't played Vancouver). I imagine this will revive it though!

Author:  N_Fiddledog [ Mon Apr 13, 2015 9:38 am ]
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Zipperfish wrote:
N_Fiddledog wrote:
Is there still a rivalry between Calgary and Vancouver like there was before?

Those were some good feisty games.


Not really, these days, as Calgary hasn't made the playoffs in a while (or at least hasn't played Vancouver). I imagine this will revive it though!


Even not too long ago it was good. Remember how Jerome and Willy were always going at each other in the corners? They'd even scrap.

But yeah, the Canucks/Flames rivalry is going to get revived here, I'll bet.

Author:  Zipperfish [ Mon Apr 13, 2015 9:58 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Stanley Cup Playoffs 2015

N_Fiddledog wrote:
Zipperfish wrote:
N_Fiddledog wrote:
Is there still a rivalry between Calgary and Vancouver like there was before?

Those were some good feisty games.


Not really, these days, as Calgary hasn't made the playoffs in a while (or at least hasn't played Vancouver). I imagine this will revive it though!


Even not too long ago it was good. Remember how Jerome and Willy were always going at each other in the corners? They'd even scrap.

But yeah, the Canucks/Flames rivalry is going to get revived here, I'll bet.


That was the other thing--it made it hard to hate Calgary, because Iginla was so awesome. Always was at his best when wearing Canada's colours.

Author:  Jabberwalker [ Mon Apr 13, 2015 4:30 pm ]
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martin14 wrote:
QBC wrote:

Is there anyone still alive from the last time the Lafs won the cup? Oh yeah, that was years before the Canucks were actually in the league.



I AM >>>>> :lol: :lol: :lol:


I was one year old.



I wuz 11!

Author:  Alta_redneck [ Wed Apr 15, 2015 3:02 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Stanley Cup Playoffs 2015

Travelling to Anaheim for playoff game $150 cheaper than staying in Winnipeg

If you were shut out from playoff tickets at the box office yesterday, turns out it maybe cheaper to fly to California, take in a playoff game in Anaheim and stay in a hotel for 2 nights than to buy a resale ticket in Winnipeg.
You could even toss in a one-day ticket to Disneyland and still have money left over for snacks.
As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, the cheapest resale price for Monday's game at the MTS Centre on StubHub is approximately $1,117.28 Cdn after the currency conversion.
The cost to get a playoff ticket for Thursday's game at the Honda Center in Anaheim, plus airfare, shuttle costs and two nights in a modest hotel is $964.57 Cdn.
That leaves the fan who travels to Anaheim $152.71 ahead.
Here's how it breaks down:
"I'm pretty happy about it," said Bobby St. Laurent, a professional wrestler who was able to combine a vacation in the area with Thursday night playoff tickets for about $60 Cdn a ticket with a group of friends.
"It's supply and demand. If people charge a certain amount and people want to pay it, then that's the market!" said St. Laurent, who added he will also be attending a playoff game in Winnipeg.
"It's frustrating but also proves hockey is Canada's game and we have the best fans," said Darlea Little, who scored one Winnipeg playoff ticket for her stepdad yesterday for $254.
Aside from the cost of game tickets, the calculations include a WestJet and Delta airline ticket from Winnipeg to Los Angeles found on Google Flights, where the listed price was as low as $645 Cdn. It includes a round-trip shuttle from the Los Angeles airport to the Anaheim area and a hotel booked over Hotwire.ca, which is described as being in the range of a Super 8, Days Inn or Travelodge.
The Winnipeg Jets says fans may still be able to buy tickets on the Jets' Seat Exchange website or on game days. It does not recommend buying tickets from unauthorized sellers.
Despite the price difference between seeing a game in Winnipeg compared to Anaheim, Little says she is thrilled to simply score a ticket, no matter the cost.
"It's an experience that you will remember for the rest of your life."

Author:  Jabberwalker [ Wed Apr 15, 2015 3:45 pm ]
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Just don't get off a the wrong exit in Anaheim or you'll never be heard from again.

Author:  2Cdo [ Wed Apr 15, 2015 4:18 pm ]
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Worst anthem singer ever in Montreal. PDT_Armataz_01_32

Author:  Alta_redneck [ Wed Apr 15, 2015 4:55 pm ]
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2Cdo wrote:
Worst anthem singer ever in Montreal. PDT_Armataz_01_32


I went to the other game at about "Oh Cana...."

Author:  Alta_redneck [ Wed Apr 15, 2015 5:29 pm ]
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How do you beat the Hamburglar, have the TV guys pump his tires.

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