Michael Cammalleri could be forgiven for feeling slightly disoriented.

"I'm not going to lie to you,'' murmurred the once and current Calgary Flame. "It's 11 o'clock, I'm sitting here in Boston and I am wired.

"All these crazy emotions.

"Holy ---! What a 48 hours!

"I just don't know where to begin.

"With the way those comments were taken a certain way, then to get traded in the middle of a game ... it's been a whirlwind.''