Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 3/19/14

ATLANTA - DECEMBER 12: Mike Cammalleri #13 of the Montreal Canadiens against the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on December 12, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
There’s more than one NHL GM giving himself a well-deserved swift kick to the posterior. Michael Cammalleri was available at the trade deadline earlier this month. But Calgary Flames interim-GM Brian Burke wasn’t willing to part with the pint-sized sniper for anything less than market value. All Cammalleri has done since the deadline is pile up a half-dozen goals — including the game-winner in Tuesday 3-1 win over the visiting Buffalo Sabres — in the last eight games. You think some of those GMs might want a do-over? Cammalleri became the first Flames skater to crack the 20-goal barrier this season when he redirected Chris Butler’s thigh-high point shot past NHL newbie Nathan Lieuwen. “You just try to keep building,” Cammalleri said. “I guess it’s nice to get to certain watermarks.” Twenty goals won’t win a Rocket Richard Trophy. But it’s nothing to sneeze at, either. Still, for a guy who once sniped 39 goals in this league, he wasn’t about to go looking for a souvenir puck.
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