About Last Night #33: Flames pay for putrid powerplay as Preds prevail

The Calgary Flames played host to the conference leading Nashville Predators last night. Unable to solve Pekka Rinne (or the iron which they hit four times), the Nashville goaltender earned the team's second consecutive shutout, winning the game 2-0. The Flames played a strong game yet again, but their inability to capitalize on several powerplay … Continue reading About Last Night #33: Flames pay for putrid powerplay as Preds prevail

About Last Night #32: Flames Fail to Solve Sharks

It was more of the same last night. The Flames, at home to face the San Jose Sharks, played a game that perfectly embodied their recent stretch of games. Throwing more pucks at Sharks goalie Aaron Dell, controlling play for the majority of the contest, a late go-ahead goal by the Sharks that just sneaked … Continue reading About Last Night #32: Flames Fail to Solve Sharks

About Last Night #31: A Wild Shootout in the Midwest

The Calgary Flames were on a quick road trip to visit the Minnesota Wild in Saint Paul on Tuesday. The Flames were the more dominant team the entire game, out-chancing the Wild at every turn, but were unable to capitalize on a number of high danger opportunities. Calgary eventually dropped the contest in the fifth … Continue reading About Last Night #31: A Wild Shootout in the Midwest

About Last Night #30: Flames Torch Canucks in Dying Minutes

The Calgary Flames returned home after a quick Eastern Conference road trip to face the Vancouver Canucks. Calgary looked to be the better team the majority of the night, but found themselves trailing after two periods. Two goals from Matthew Tkachuk and the GWG from Sam Bennett with just over a minute left led the … Continue reading About Last Night #30: Flames Torch Canucks in Dying Minutes

TWC Power Rankings: Week 10 – Buyer’s Remorse Edition

The Win Column Power Rankings is a weekly feature that highlights the current rankings of every team during that specific week. While their place in the standings will be considered, each team’s weekly performance will have a greater effect on how high or low they end up ranking. Black Friday was two weeks ago, and … Continue reading TWC Power Rankings: Week 10 – Buyer’s Remorse Edition

About Last Night #28: Flames Fail to Figure out Freddie Andersen

The Calgary Flames couldn't get out of town fast enough after a bleak home stand, and faced the Maple Leafs in Toronto last night. In the first game of a quick road trip, the Flames once again put forth a valiant effort against a well rested Leafs team, but fell 2-1 in a shootout. Toronto didn't have their … Continue reading About Last Night #28: Flames Fail to Figure out Freddie Andersen

About Last Night #27: Flames Lose Silly to Philly

The Calgary Flames finished their home-stand with a whimper against the visiting Philadelphia Flyers losing 5-2. It was a tough one to take as Calgary dominated possession for the majority of the game. Out-shooting the Flyers 45-21, it is safe to say that former Flame, Brian Elliott, was a key factor in stymieing the Flames. Mike … Continue reading About Last Night #27: Flames Lose Silly to Philly

About Last Night #26: Flames Show Little Fight in the Battle of Alberta

A late game comeback overshadowed a dreadful effort from the Calgary Flames as they fell 7-5 to the Edmonton Oilers. This was the sixth straight loss in the Battle of Alberta for the Flames, and they never really stood a chance in this contest. Falling behind early - and substantially - the Flames ended up … Continue reading About Last Night #26: Flames Show Little Fight in the Battle of Alberta

TWC Power Rankings: Week 9 – Holiday Wish List Edition

The Win Column Power Rankings is a weekly feature that will highlight the current rankings of all the NHL teams during that specific week. While their place in the standings will be taken into affect, each team’s’ weekly performances will have the greater effect on how high, or low, they end up ranking. It's officially … Continue reading TWC Power Rankings: Week 9 – Holiday Wish List Edition