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The Heart of the Continent Doesn’t Need to Love Bryzgalov

By Jason MenardThe Phoenix Coyotes haven’t even called in the moving truck, but one player already has an early invitation to visit their once and presumptive-future home. But instead of rolling out the red carpet for Ilya Bryzgalov, Winnipeg’s mayor should have turned on The River City’s No Vacancy sign.

Bryzgalov, you see, went on an ignorance-filled rant against the Manitoban capital, castigating it for it’s cold winters, lack of excitement, and death of parks and family oriented activities. Of course, Bryzgalov is speaking from the vast experience he’s gleaned from at most two games played in Manitoba during his stint in the AHL. Continue reading