About Last Night #64: Flames fire blanks as Bishop posts shutout

The Calgary Flames find themselves in the thick of the Western Conference playoff race. With so many games against opponents in a similar situation, every game matters, especially those against other bubble teams. Last night's showdown between the Flames and Dallas Stars was exactly that: a Western showdown with big playoff implications. Still without starting…

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About Last Night #63: Flames bury Colorado in an Avalanche on home ice

In between road trips, the Calgary Flames made a quick one game stop in Alberta to take on the visiting Colorado Avalanche. With only two points separating the teams in the Western Conference standings, these types of games become even more crucial. Colorado held two games in hand on the Flames entering Saturday afternoon's contest,…

About Last Night #62: Flames avoid embarrassing their moms by taking care of the Coyotes

After being "trashed" in Las Vegas, the Calgary Flames went right back to work against the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night. In what was the final game of the first ever "mothers trip", the Flames were clearly in a must win situation after losing their previous three games. Clearly looking like the team on the second…

About Last Night #61: Flames end up leaving Las Vegas in a hurry after blowout to the Golden Knights

What happens in Vegas definitely should stay in Vegas. The Calgary Flames made their first ever trip to the strip Wednesday evening to take on the Pacific Division leading Vegas Golden Knights. The Flames were looking for some revenge after their first meeting of the season ended in spectacular fashion. There was a bit of…

About Last Night #60: Family Day matinee doesn’t go the Flames’ way

Finishing a short home stretch, the Calgary Flames welcomed the Boston Bruins to town for an afternoon game on Alberta Family Day. The Flames looked to even the season series against one of the league's best teams in their final meeting of the season. This contest was a story of goaltending. Both Tuukka Rask and…

About Last Night #59: Flames get mangled by Panthers on home ice

The Calgary Flames returned home after a successful six game road trip to play host to the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. The Flames have struggled on home ice this season, which makes it even more difficult after a longer road trip. What made matter even more trying was that the game was against a Florida…

About Last Night #58: Flames finish six game road trip on a high note in Nashville

The Calgary Flames' recently completed six game road trip was probably one of the toughest of their season. Facing some of the best teams in the league, it was a real test for a group who were starting to find their footing in an up and down year. Losing Troy Brouwer and Mike Smith didn't…

About Last Night #57: Flames can’t keep up with powerhouse Bruins

The Boston Bruins have been the league's best and hottest team since the flip of the calendar. They've amassed 30 of a possible 36 points in that span for a whopping .833 points percentage. They are a fantastic team, and were the easy favourites heading into last night's contest. The Flames played the fifth of…

About Last Night #56: Flames stage brilliant comeback in New York, but leave on a sour note

What a night in Brooklyn. The Calgary Flames made their fourth stop of a six game road trip to the "Island" to face the New York Islanders. The teams are in similar positions this season, both fighting for a playoff spot albeit in different conferences. The Islanders are an interesting team this season as they…

About Last Night #55: Missed opportunities cost the Flames in a night of firsts

It was a night to forget in Madison Square Garden as the Calgary Flames put forth a disappointing effort against the New York Rangers on the second night of a back-to-back. The ideal situation presented itself for the Flames as they were facing a team that had just announced it was going into rebuild mode,…