About Last Night #50: Flames feel weird winning in regulation, decide to give game away to Vegas

For 58 minutes, the Calgary Flames were the better team. For 58 minutes, the Flames outscored, outchanced, and outplayed the Western Conference leading Vegas Golden Knights, and looked to flip their recent four game losing streak around with a big win. For 58 minutes, the Flames seemed to be on the up and up and … Continue reading About Last Night #50: Flames feel weird winning in regulation, decide to give game away to Vegas

Connor McDavid, License to Extinguish? #97 and the Battle of Alberta

If you had to name one of the most noteworthy and historic rivalries in the NHL, the Battle of Alberta would find itself near the top of that list. During its peak when both teams were Stanley Cup contenders, the games between these the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers were filled with nastiness, hall of … Continue reading Connor McDavid, License to Extinguish? #97 and the Battle of Alberta

About Last Night #49: Flames lose in similar fashion, twice in one game.

In what is being called the best game of the season by many hockey pundits, the Calgary Flames suffered their fourth straight overtime defeat. This also happened to be their seventh straight loss to the Edmonton Oilers in the Battle of Alberta, as Connor McDavid continues to dominate Calgary during his NHL career. Calgary once … Continue reading About Last Night #49: Flames lose in similar fashion, twice in one game.

About Last Night #48: Flames lose third straight in extra time

The Flames played host the Los Angeles Kings last night, looking to extend their point streak to 10 games and get back into the win column after dropping two straight contests. One point ahead of the Kings with a game in hand, this game was a great chance to get some breathing room in the … Continue reading About Last Night #48: Flames lose third straight in extra time

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