Gaudreau’s Whippy Stick Has Flex Appeal

Johnny Gaudreau is one of the most exciting players in the National Hockey League. A creative puck handler with tremendous vision and hockey sense. Speedy, slippery, poised and patient. Gaudreau has more than earned the nickname “Johnny Hockey” since going to the Calgary Flames with their fourth-round pick in the 2011 draft. Three times an … Continue reading Gaudreau’s Whippy Stick Has Flex Appeal

About This Season: Flames crumble under heightened expectations in an inexplicable season

It seems like ages ago now when the Flames were entering the 2017/18 season with such joy and excitement towards a potential cup run. The team had just acquired a bonafide starting goaltender in Mike Smith, traded for Travis Hamonic to boast one of the best bluelines in the league, and were able to add to … Continue reading About This Season: Flames crumble under heightened expectations in an inexplicable season

About Last Night #82: Jankowski helps Flames end disappointing season on a positive note

That's all she wrote folks. The Calgary Flames 2017/18 season finally came to a close last night after 82 games of unfulfilled expectations. The Flames made sure that they entered the off-season with a sense of potential and purpose, as they dominated the Pacific Division Champion Vegas Golden Knights 7-1. The goals came early, and … Continue reading About Last Night #82: Jankowski helps Flames end disappointing season on a positive note

About Last Night #79: Flames finally win again, second straight in the Battle of Alberta

Yes the Calgary Flames' season is still going! If you had checked out early, like some people have, then you probably missed one of the most exciting meaningless games of the season last night. The Flames played host to their provincial rivals in the final Battle of Alberta this season. Both teams are limping towards … Continue reading About Last Night #79: Flames finally win again, second straight in the Battle of Alberta

About Last Night #77: Flames lose to Kings, season turning into royal disaster

In what once looked like it would be one of the most critical games in the season, the Calgary Flames dropped a 3-0 decision to the Los Angeles Kings last night. Because of the monumental collapse of the local hockey heroes over the last few weeks, this game was utterly meaningless. Mike Smith looked decent … Continue reading About Last Night #77: Flames lose to Kings, season turning into royal disaster

About Last Night #76: Sharks feast on whatever is left of the Flames

The Calgary Flames made a rare afternoon appearance in California to take on the streaking San Jose Sharks. Only eight days removed from their 7-4 thrashing, the Sharks had extended their win streak to six games. Looking for lucky number seven, they easily handled a depleted Calgary team, earning a 5-1 victory in a spirited … Continue reading About Last Night #76: Sharks feast on whatever is left of the Flames

About Last Night #75: Anaheim Ducks up the Flames’ playoff hopes

It isn't even accurate to describe last night's game as a "must win". The Calgary Flames not only needed to beat the Anaheim Ducks, but also probably also bribe the NHL to award them more than two points for the victory. Sadly for the Flames, they fell to the Ducks in unspectacular fashion, 4-0. A … Continue reading About Last Night #75: Anaheim Ducks up the Flames’ playoff hopes

About Last Night #74: Done and dead in the desert

Now it's over. The Calgary Flames rolled into Phoenix on Monday evening to face the lowly Arizona Coyotes. After suffering a shutout against the Knights in Vegas, the Flames desperately needed a win to keep their marginal playoff hopes alive. You of course already know the story I am about to tell, as Calgary somehow … Continue reading About Last Night #74: Done and dead in the desert