Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/22/13
Time to Renew the Rivalry Good afternoon, folks. The Canucks and Flames meet tomorrow and whenever these two teams get together, you can’t help but think of their rivalry, or the rivalry that once that once was. Over the years Vancouver’s dominance in the North West division and the rest of the teams out right crapping of the winning games bed, it would appear that rivalries are few and far between in the division anymore. That is unless you’re a Minnesota Wild fan and in that case the Wild/Canucks feud is just one that won’t die. I hope you were able to cut through that sarcasm with relative ease, but either way, I wanted to take a look at some of the classic Flames and Canucks games over the years. Games that sent one team home, brought one back from the brink of elimination and one that shows that as intense as some of the games between these two teams were, there’s a level of respect between the two. Enjoy. Joel Otto – April 15th, 1989 The strange part about this is I remember ...
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