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Gary Roberts hangs up the skates after a 22-season bout

Posted in My Brand of Sports, Reminiscing with tags , , on March 12, 2009 by Nickolaus

sad to say the stud Gary Roberts has finally chose to end his 22-season career.

…I really wish Calgary would have been able to take Roberts to the playoffs this season… i really thought it would happen, but then you have to look at the big names and the salary cap….

Original Article by John McGourty from NHL.com 

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Roberts rode with the Flames in ’89 all the way to the Stanley Cup… a game six victory in Montreal… the only visiting Cup victory in Montreal by the way… of course Lanny McDonald got the fitting game winner.72466461BB013_Legends_Class

Roberts was the first round pick for the Flames in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft and played a hell of a bout for the Flames. lotsa years. lotsa games.

anyhow… i’m still kind of surprised that the Flames didn’t pick him up for the ride this season. I guess the Olli deal was the closer.

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