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The injury bug has given rise to a pleasant little Flames footnote. Not only are the local yokels right in the playoff melange, they are showcasing their 2012 prodigal son Sven Baertschi. The Swiss stud has 3 snipes in his 4 games including a beauty 17 seconds into tonight’s 4-1 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes. Sooner than later this love-in will end as Lee Stemp and Lance Romance Bouma will be deemed healthy and our new eye-apple will be returned to Portland of the WHL…with a boatload of sweet stories including the tale of the fans chanting his name late in the 3rd period. Yes folks, that is the sad reality, he won’t be around for long. Drink him in while you can.
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