Say It Ain’t So: Theo Fleury Released by the Calgary Flames

Posted: 25th September 2009 by Brandon Hillis in NHL
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In the end, it just wasnÆt enough for Theo Fleury to make the team.á The months dedicated to getting back into shape, the fire and determination in his eyes, and the passion that he exhibited in four exhibition games just were not enough to make the team for which he once starred.á In handing down FleuryÆs sentence, Flames General Manager Daryl Sutter played the unenviable role of the Grim Reaper, bringing to an end what would have set the gold standard for Cinderella stories.á While certainly disappointing for Theo and his legions of fans, it should not overshadow what he has accomplished in the recent weeks and months. He came back from the brink, from the bottom of the barrel, and showed us that he was capable of so much.á He showed that it is possible to return to greatness, albe ...

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