Theoren Fleury’s Bash Of Calgary Flames Is Legitimate

January 8th, 2010 by Daniel Sallows Leave a reply »
After months of hearing rumours that Theoren Fleury's failed comeback attempt with the Calgary Flames was just a publicity stunt on the heels of his book release "Playing With Fire," it turns out he really wanted to make the roster after all—and he isn't pleased with the team for cutting him.

According to Eric Francis of the Calgary Sun, Fleury expressed some hostile remarks about the club on his personal Web site before pulling them down on Wednesday because he reportedly said "it wasn't worth the headache."

Apparently, Fleury believed that his play during Calgary's preseason should have been good enough to make the squad, which for anyone that watched his performance, is as right as saying Hugh Hefner has scored with a lot of beautiful women.

Fleury then went on to say, "At 180 pounds, I finished 11th out of 56 guys in the fitness test and scored an historic shootout goal in an exhibition game after being out of hockey for six years. What does that say about the talent level in the NHL? Four points and a plus-4 rating in four exhibition games, and I get cut. What a joke! Craig Conroy goes the first 37 games of the season without a goal. ...

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