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Eriksson Can Thank Draper For Nickname

from the Calgary Herald,

...Because Detroit, too, is where Anders Eriksson got saddled with that nickname.

“I guess I had a large behind when I got there,” he was recalling after the Calgary Flames practice Sunday afternoon. “That was Kris Draper’s funny joke. First it was Big Swede, then Big Ass, then Bubble Butt, then Bubba. Now, most of the guys just call me Bubs. That’s the evolution of the whole thing. It’s stuck for 12 years.”

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Filed in: NHL Teams, Calgary Flames, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: anders+eriksson, calgary+flames, kris+draper

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