Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/8/13
From 13th-overall pick to 13th forward. That’s the curious case of left-winger Sven Baertschi, who is one of the most talented youngsters in the Calgary Flames’ organization but isn’t doing enough to impress his boss, Bob Hartley, and was a healthy scratch for the second straight outing — and third time this season — in Thursday’s 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues at Scottrade Center. “It rattles me. It pisses me off, to be honest,” Baertschi said after Thursday’s morning skate. “You want to be out there. You want to help the team win. When you’re not out there, you just sit around and watch the game. It sucks.” The side-story of this four-game road-trip, which concludes with Friday’s meeting with the Colorado Avalanche in the Mile High City, has been Hartley’s decision to leave the 21-year-old left-winger out of his lineup in Minnesota and again in St. Louis. In defence of Baertschi, it’s easy to second-guess the logic of sitting a guy with offensive upside when the Flames hav
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