About Last Night #45: Flames enter bye week on seven game win streak

The Calgary Flames wrapped up their road trip with a 4-1 victory against the Carolina Hurricanes last night. Having won the previous six games, the Flames extended their season-long winning streak to seven, and moved into second place in the Pacific Division, eighth overall in the NHL, and 11 points ahead of the Oilers despite … Continue reading About Last Night #45: Flames enter bye week on seven game win streak

About Last Night #44: Flames extend season-long winning streak to six games

The Calgary Flames finished the Florida portion of their road trip with a 4-2 win over the Panthers last night. On the second half of a back-to-back, David Rittich made his fourth NHL start and after a 5-1 against the Tampa Bay Lightning the day before, the Flames were looking to continue their momentum. There … Continue reading About Last Night #44: Flames extend season-long winning streak to six games

About Last Night #43: Flames fire five past Lightning

The Calgary Flames are owner's of the League's best current winning streak, a positive goal differential, and the third spot in the Pacific Division after a 5-1 drubbing of the NHL's best team last night, the Tampa Bay Lightning. In his fourth consecutive game, Micheal Ferland opened the scoring. He struck just 29 seconds into … Continue reading About Last Night #43: Flames fire five past Lightning

About Last Night 42: Flames hang on for OT win in Minnesota

The Calgary Flames began a four game road trip in Minnesota last night against the Wild. Mike Smith tended the Calgary net, while Alex Stalock, who had beat the Flames in two consecutive matches, tended Minnesota's. The Flames were the better team in the first 40 minutes, taking a 2-0 lead into the third. Both … Continue reading About Last Night 42: Flames hang on for OT win in Minnesota

The curious case of the Detroit Red Wings’ roster

Yesterday, Karim (@karimkurji) broke down NHL team rosters based on how each team obtained their players. One team in particular raised some eyebrows: As of today, the Detroit Red Wings currently ice zero players acquired via a trade.That’s not to say Ken Holland hasn't been busy — the Red Wings have made 10 trades since … Continue reading The curious case of the Detroit Red Wings’ roster

Breaking down each team’s roster by acquisition method

After a mediocre first half of the season, the Calgary Flames decided to shake things up by making a flurry of roster moves. They dealt goaltender Eddie Lack to the New Jersey Devils, moved top prospect Tyler Parsons to the AHL, and recalled centre Marek Hrivik to the NHL. Hrivik, who posted 29 points in … Continue reading Breaking down each team’s roster by acquisition method

About Last Night #41: Fire and fury from Flames as Ducks fall in Calgary

The Calgary Flames started the game off with a first period to remember. After Glen Gulutzan's hammer throw trials for the 2020 Olympics, the Flames put together one of their most dominant first periods this season. The Anaheim Ducks barely mustered any measurable momentum, going long stretches without shot attempts. The Flames earned an early … Continue reading About Last Night #41: Fire and fury from Flames as Ducks fall in Calgary

About Last Night #40: Fast and furious Flames cause Kings to crumble

The Calgary Flames started off slowly, and were poised to play their trademarked "half-asleep until ten minutes left in the third" brand of hockey, but instead they woke up well before the first period was half over. Being down 2-0 after 20 was not indicative of how quickly they turned the game around. They thoroughly … Continue reading About Last Night #40: Fast and furious Flames cause Kings to crumble

About Last Night #39: Giordano pots OT winner on last shot of 2017

The Calgary Flames ended 2017 on a high note, beating the Chicago Blackhawks in overtime 4-3. The Flames were terrific in the first half of the game, establishing a 3-0 lead early in the second period. Matthew Tkachuk scored his eighth and ninth goals both on the powerplay, and Sean Monahan broke out of a … Continue reading About Last Night #39: Giordano pots OT winner on last shot of 2017