Robyn Regehr couldn't resist.
The Saskatchewan native and longtime CFL Saskatchewan Roughrider football fan just had to take a shot at buddy Henry Burris, the Calgary Stampeder quarterback.
Regehr wore a furry Roughriders hat to practice at McMahon Stadium Saturday as the Flames prepared for the Heritage Classic. And he even wore it in the Stamps dressing room -- a gutsy call considering the rivalry between the Stamps and the Roughriders. It was all in good fun, of course. --> READ MORE
Steve Staios surveyed the media-crowded Calgary Flames dressing room Friday as he was asked about what advice he had imparted to his teammates about playing in the Heritage Classic.
"Be ready for this," he said, waving towards the media crammed into the room.
Oh, and be ready for ticket requests and the arrival of friends and family. Sure, take it all in. All the hoopla, all the attention.
But then. Focus, boys, focus. >> Read complete post
"We have got to have an alumni game," Fleury chirped into the ear of Kerr.
Lo and behold, there is an alumni game featuring the Calgary Flames and Montreal Canadiens. Many players from the 1989 Stanley Cup winning team, including Fleury, are set to dress for Calgary. Others include Lanny McDonald, Al MacInnis, Joe Nieuwendyk, Jim Peplinski, Gary Roberts -- who just got over a bout of pneumonia -- and Mike Vernon.
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