I think I can speak for all Flames fans when I say it's been a long time coming. Expectations following the 2004 Cup finals run have so far only led to overall disappointment and frustration for the "C of Red." Maybe I'm jumping the gun a little here, but I believe that's all over now. Having seen four different coaches behind the bench in the past five seasons, and all of four players remaining on this year's team that took the ice against Tampa Bay in the spring of 2004 (spring doesn't really roll into Calgary until June, for those who don't know), I've got a great feeling that this is the team we've all been waiting for. Ultimately, the reason why I believe the Flames are now the best team in the Western Conference is because they have the most complete team from top to bottom. á I'll ...
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