Posted by TheHockeyGuy on 3rd February 2010
There were some nerves and maybe even a little jet lag. Also a clear lack of chemistry.
But the four newest members of the Calgary Flames, flown in late Sunday after a seven-player swap with the Toronto Maple Leafs, were just as disappointed with the result as the rest of the team following Monday’s loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.
“Lots of nerves, actually,” smiled defenceman Ian White, who is now the owner of the No. 3 jersey after trading places with Dion Phaneuf. “It’s the first time I’ve been in this position and obviously first impressions are lasting.
“There was a lot of nervous energy but I think I managed to channel it into a positive.”
White was caught chasing the puck, maybe trying to be a little too aggressive on his first couple of shifts, but settled in as the game went on. As did forwards Niklas Hagman, Matt Stajan and Jamal Mayers.
Click here to read the full article – By Calgary Herald