Originally written January 27, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
CALGARY, Alberta -- The Edmonton Oilers may be the NHL's team of the future. The Calgary Flames don't appear ready to give up the title of being the best team in Alberta just yet. The Flames took the first meeting of the provincial rivals with a 4-3 victory Saturday night at the Saddledome. It's Calgary's first win of the season. The Oilers, with their plethora of youngsters -- including the last three first overall draft picks in Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov -- are considered a team on the rise. You can bet the bankroll the Flames have heard all the high praise their rivals are receiving and wanted to quiet the chorus. "The two best teams to beat, I think without question, are Vancouver and Edmonton," said Flames captain Jarome Iginla, whose hometown is just outside Edmonton. "There's no question about that. The wins feel a little bit better than a normal win and the losses feel a little bit worse. "I still ha...
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