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Blues Coach To Flames Fans: Be Patient

Posted By Blake Bass On September 27, 2013 @ 11:41 AM In NHL | No Comments

Blues_Ken_Hitchcock_2013 [1]Anything could happen, but the Calgary Flames are expected to be bad this season. They have young and new players and while that gives them hope for the future, it might not make the fanbase feel much better in the short term.

Still, St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock thinks it’s important for those fans to let this process play out.

“Folks in Calgary have to understand that in order for this to build, patience in the fan base is going to have to be great because it’s going to be frustrating at times,” Hitchcock said, according to the Calgary Sun. “But when it gets built, it can stay built for a long time. Look at Chicago or L.A. – teams built for a cause that will be championship-caliber teams for at least the next five or six years.”

Source: Ryan Dadoun, Pro Hockey Talk [2]

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