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 … Continue reading About This Season: Flames crumble under heightened expectations in an inexplicable season

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 … Continue reading About Last Night #82: Jankowski helps Flames end disappointing season on a positive note

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 … Continue reading About Last Night #79: Flames finally win again, second straight in the Battle of Alberta

About Last Night #76: Sharks feast on whatever is left of the Flames

The Calgary Flames made a rare afternoon appearance in California to take on the streaking San Jose Sharks. Only eight days removed from their 7-4 thrashing, the Sharks had extended their win streak to six games. Looking for lucky number seven, they easily handled a depleted Calgary team, earning a 5-1 victory in a spirited … Continue reading About Last Night #76: Sharks feast on whatever is left of the Flames

About Last Night #74: Done and dead in the desert

Now it's over. The Calgary Flames rolled into Phoenix on Monday evening to face the lowly Arizona Coyotes. After suffering a shutout against the Knights in Vegas, the Flames desperately needed a win to keep their marginal playoff hopes alive. You of course already know the story I am about to tell, as Calgary somehow … Continue reading About Last Night #74: Done and dead in the desert

About Last Night #73: The Hangover Part 4 – same story, different title

Well, the Calgary Flames were at it again on Sunday afternoon. Visiting the Pacific Division leading Vegas Golden Knights, who have been struggling as of late, the Flames were in desperate need of a win in any fashion. What they produced was another putrid outing, ending in a 4-0 shutout. We love our readers here … Continue reading About Last Night #73: The Hangover Part 4 – same story, different title

About Last Night #72: Flames’ playoff hopes all but extinguished by San Jose

In what was one of the most important games of the season for the Calgary Flames, the home team, yet again, completely crumbled against the visiting San Jose Sharks. Trailing the Sharks by only five points entering the night, the Flames pretty much eliminated themselves from the playoff contention, losing 7-4 to their Pacific Division … Continue reading About Last Night #72: Flames’ playoff hopes all but extinguished by San Jose

About Last Night #70: Different night, same perplexing result for the Flames

The Calgary Flames returned to the Scotiabank Saddledome to take on the struggling New York Islanders Sunday evening. Fresh off a successful road trip, where the Flames earned five of a possible six points, Calgary's recent success did not help foreshadow Sunday's outcome. In what was simply another disappointing effort on home ice, Calgary coughed … Continue reading About Last Night #70: Different night, same perplexing result for the Flames

About Last Night #69: Flames resist a late Senators surge, extend point streak to three games

After easily handing the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night, the Calgary Flames traveled to the nation's capital to take on the struggling Ottawa Senators. The final match-up of a three game east coast road trip had the Flames looking to finish with five of a possible six points. The Senators, although struggling this season, still … Continue reading About Last Night #69: Flames resist a late Senators surge, extend point streak to three games