Oh boy. This was an ugly one for the Flames. They started the game out ok, but a few bad bounces left them in an early hole. But when adversity struck, the team completely fell apart, and in the third period when they were down a defensemen, that was when the wheels really came off … Continue reading About Last Night #23: Shutout streak continues, Flames lose big to Golden Knights
Earlier this week we gave report cards out to the Calgary Flames forwards and now we will turn our attention to the defensive corps. Before we get into the ratings, it is important to remember that we are all privileged to watch, write, and read about hockey, not to mention play it. TJ Brodie suffered … Continue reading Calgary Flames Quarterly Report Cards: Defence
Having just finished their 20th game of the season, the Calgary Flames have finished one quarter of the regular season. After a rocky start to the season, it finally feels like the team is finding some consistency and is starting to play like the team they were last season. While a lot has been made … Continue reading Calgary Flames first quarter report cards: Forwards
While the Flames have been looking for depth scoring all year, it finally came through in a big win Thursday night over New Jersey. A good start to the game was hampered by an early Devils goal from Jack Hughes off a great stretch pass by Taylor Hall. The Flames answered though, with a beautiful … Continue reading About Last Night 19: Depth scoring helps Flames beat Devils
Despite a slow start to the season points wise, the Flames have been excellent when down a man early in the season. While the power play has really struggled, and the Flames have struggled to keep up in the standings, the Penalty Kill has helped the Flames to avoid a disastrous start and keeps them … Continue reading Red-hot penalty kill keeping the Flames afloat
The Flames started fast in this game, taking the lead with an Andrew Mangiapane goal five minutes in. The Capitals came roaring back with two quick goals by Jakub Vrana, the first on an odd man rush and the second off a turnover in the Flames zone. Elias Lindholm scored in the dying seconds of … Continue reading About Last Night 17: First line’s bad night spoils solid effort for the Flames.
The Calgary Flames looked to be carrying the game for large stretches, but couldn't overcome a series of gaffes that ultimately wound up in the back of their net. After a good showing against the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday, it was tough to see them go down like this. 5v5 SVACF%SCF%HDCF%xGF%49.646.944.649.150.453.155.450.9 5V5 PLAYER STATS CALGARY … Continue reading About Last Night #11: Bad bounces doom Flames in loss to Capitals