While most teams have reached their mid-season break, a trio of Calgary Flames and the rest of the NHL All-Stars prepare for their weekend in St. Louis. Now's a perfect moment to pause and reflect on the half season that was. The Flames go into the break sitting at 26-19-5, good for third in the … Continue reading Calgary Flames mid-season awards
Earlier this week we dished out some midterm report cards to the forward crew of the Calgary Flames! Today we are turning our attention to the defensive corps of the Flames. Just like the forwards, these rankings are generated from the statistics compiled from Game 21 (November 13th, a 3-1 loss to Dallas) to Game … Continue reading Calgary Flames Midterm Report Cards: Defence
Unfortunately we are a few games late for the true midterm report cards, but with the hustle and bustle of the holidays behind us, we thought it would be a good idea to dish out some grades for the Flames for the second quarter. The rankings are made up from statistics gathered from Game 21 … Continue reading Calgary Flames midterm report cards: Forwards
It was not exactly the smoothest game, but the Flames will take the win. Johnny Gaudreau started a wild first period for the Flames with a slick breakaway goal four minutes in. Soon after, while killing a five on three powerplay, Mikael Backlund finished his own breakaway attempt. But the Rangers kept their two man … Continue reading About Last Night 43: Gaudreau, Monahan lead Flames over Rangers
The Flames continued the recent trend of starting the first period strong, which led to Andrew Mangiapane's goal to open the scoring. Seconds later though, Denis Gurianov had a spectacular individual effort to tie the game at one. The story from there was the Flames Powerplay which scored three times and looked dangerous all night. … Continue reading About Last Night 38: Dominant special teams lead to win over Stars
While the Flames have recently put their forward lines into the proverbial "blender," their defensive pairings have been relatively consistent. With the exception of Rasmus Andersson and TJ Brodie occasionally flip flopping, the pairings have been pretty much the same. The only thing that really changes is whether Michael Stone or Oliver Kylington plays as … Continue reading Stone or Kylington? Who should be the Flames' 6th defensemen?
'Tis the season! As the calendar flips over to December, the holiday season is upon us. With this season comes holiday wishes, whether they be for gifts, for good fortune, or for some new developments. Flames fans are sure to have their own holiday wish lists for their club, especially considering the slow start through … Continue reading TWC Roundtable: Calgary Flames Holiday Wishes