Gainer the Gopher is ... different now.
Yes, an arena — for wealthy businessmen — so that they can hire people and pay them millions of dollars to play hockey.
Calgary taxpayers have now had a little time to recover from the puzzling pitch for public cash that NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman delivered when he came to town. Bettman may have left, but the ask is still on the table.
And the irony is lost on no one...
Bob Hartley led the Flames to their first playoff appearance since 2009.
Ah, the feeling of salt in the wound.
"A disgrace to the city of Calgary, province of Alberta, and to Canada..."
You've never heard "Carmina Burana" like this before.
"I would practice more hockey to win the playoffs."
Talk about distracting!