“I think, at first, when I heard the news, I was mostly excited. Then for a second you realize where you’re going and there’s a real healthy rivalry between the two clubs. The fact that I’m the first one, I think it’s something to talk about. But for me, personally, it’s not a big deal. I’m a Flame now and I’ll have no problem doing what I do once I get the jersey on.”
– Calgary defenseman Steve Staios, who was involved in the first trade between the Flames and Oilers during Wednesday’s deadline.