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by Paul on 09/19/09 at 09:55 AM ET
from Dan Barnes of the Edmonton Journal,
But as he warmed up his offensive act, they warmed up to him. When he thanked them in a second-intermission interview shown on the video scoreboard, the support was loud and unanimous. When he fought, they chanted his name. And when the 4-0 drubbing of a watered-down Panthers roster was over, and Comrie had drawn the first star for his four assists, they cheered again.
He saluted them and the love-in was an officially registered happening.
“That was pretty emotional out there,” Comrie said afterwards. “I’ve said since I signed I was going to try to earn their respect back. For them to chant my name, I’d be lying if I didn’t say it felt unbelievable. I just felt rejuvenated. I felt excited.”
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