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Saddledome will be ready for NHL season despite flooding

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03:27 PM ET 06.24 | The Calgary area has dealt with massive flooding and the Scotiabank Saddledome wasn't exempt from the damage done by the rising waters. The flooding submerged the lower 10 rows of the arena and the zambonis, video control room, dressing rooms, kitchens, media lounge and most of the team's memorabilia were all destroyed, casting doubt upon whether the Flames will be able to play there next season, but team president Ken King is confident that will not be a problem. "We're going to be ready for the opening of the season," King said at a press conference.

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June 24, 2013  03:36 PM ET

FN could you quit reminding Feaster the kitchens were ruined.

June 24, 2013  03:44 PM ET

They'll just raise the level of the ice surface to the 11th row.

June 24, 2013  04:16 PM ET

But will the Flames?

June 24, 2013  04:41 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

They'll just raise the level of the ice surface to the 11th row.

cool....more skating space for everyone

June 24, 2013  05:03 PM ET

If the Yotes move they can play in Glendale for a year. The Phoenix Phlames.

June 24, 2013  05:08 PM ET

Just change the name to the Scotiabank Paddledome. Simple.

June 24, 2013  05:22 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Just change the name to the Scotiabank Paddledome. Simple.

What 'row' are you in?

June 24, 2013  05:27 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

If the Yotes move they can play in Glendale for a year. The Phoenix Phlames.

Or in Atlanta.

June 24, 2013  05:30 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Or in Atlanta.

Of course. They could go retro.

June 24, 2013  05:42 PM ET

Innundation Displaces NHL Team. Water Puts Out Flames

June 24, 2013  05:46 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Or in Atlanta.

Or Seattle as the Flamboyant

June 24, 2013  05:55 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

FN could you quit reminding Feaster the kitchens were ruined.

Poor man. He'll just have to settle for take out.

June 24, 2013  06:02 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

...The Phoenix Phlegms.

Because it's a dry heat down there.

June 24, 2013  06:18 PM ET
QUOTE(#13):

Because it's a dry heat down there.

Nice switch up Otis.

They have plenty of time to drain the Puddle Dome!

June 24, 2013  06:41 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Just change the name to the Scotiabank Paddledome. Simple.

The could use Bobby Oar. :-)

June 24, 2013  06:55 PM ET

*They

June 24, 2013  07:25 PM ET
QUOTE(#13):

Because it's a dry heat down there.

115 by Friday, heading east Otis.

June 24, 2013  07:34 PM ET
QUOTE(#15):

The could use Bobby Oar. :-)

Or Natasha, bail, bail...or is she stroke, stroke?

June 24, 2013  07:49 PM ET
QUOTE(#17):

115 by Friday, heading east Otis.

We were at 89 two hours ago but a massive thunderstorm has it now pegged at 69!!!

 
June 24, 2013  07:50 PM ET
QUOTE(#15):

The could use Bobby Oar. :-)

*smack*

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