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…

Advertisements

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…

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…

About Last Night #80: Flames get stomped out by surging Coyotes

It's not over yet! The Calgary Flames played host to the surging Arizona Coyotes last night, and it went exactly how you would think it would. The Flames would drop this contest 4-1 on home ice in front of a depleted Saddledome crowd. Arizona has been outstanding in the latter part of the season, with…

The Flames should move Dougie Hamilton to the wing

One of the biggest issues that has plagued the Calgary Flames for the better part of two seasons is the absence of a capable right winger to play with Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan on the first line. The right side has been an organizational weakness for several years, and efforts to fill this particular…

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…