About Last Night #77: Flames lose to Kings, season turning into royal disaster

In what once looked like it would be one of the most critical games in the season, the Calgary Flames dropped a 3-0 decision to the Los Angeles Kings last night. Because of the monumental collapse of the local hockey heroes over the last few weeks, this game was utterly meaningless. Mike Smith looked decent … Continue reading About Last Night #77: Flames lose to Kings, season turning into royal disaster

About Last Night #75: Anaheim Ducks up the Flames’ playoff hopes

It isn't even accurate to describe last night's game as a "must win". The Calgary Flames not only needed to beat the Anaheim Ducks, but also probably also bribe the NHL to award them more than two points for the victory. Sadly for the Flames, they fell to the Ducks in unspectacular fashion, 4-0. A … Continue reading About Last Night #75: Anaheim Ducks up the Flames’ playoff hopes

About Last Night #71: Mike Smith shuts out Oilers in thrilling victory

The writing was on the wall. The Edmonton Oilers had won seven straight contests against the Flames and after winning three straight games, looked poised to extend that streak to eight. The Flames desperately needed points to keep pace in the playoff hunt but with Mike Smith fresh off the IR and coming off a … Continue reading About Last Night #71: Mike Smith shuts out Oilers in thrilling victory

About Last Night #67: Flames’ playoff hopes take another hit with OT loss to Penguins

All signs pointed to last nights outing against the defending champions being another deflating loss for the Flames. Jon Gillies surrendered two goals in the first 3:05 of the game and the Flames were playing comeback almost since the opening faceoff. It did not look promising, and the Flames desperately needed points to climb back … Continue reading About Last Night #67: Flames’ playoff hopes take another hit with OT loss to Penguins

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

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

About Last Night #53: Flames sweep season series against Blackhawks

The Calgary Flames opened a six game road trip at the United Center last night to face the Chicago Blackhawks in their final meeting of the season. The Flames had won the previous two matches by identical 4-3 overtime decisions, and looked to sweep the season series against the Blackhawks for the first time since … Continue reading About Last Night #53: Flames sweep season series against Blackhawks

About Last Night #48: Flames lose third straight in extra time

The Flames played host the Los Angeles Kings last night, looking to extend their point streak to 10 games and get back into the win column after dropping two straight contests. One point ahead of the Kings with a game in hand, this game was a great chance to get some breathing room in the … Continue reading About Last Night #48: Flames lose third straight in extra time

About Last Night #44: Flames extend season-long winning streak to six games

The Calgary Flames finished the Florida portion of their road trip with a 4-2 win over the Panthers last night. On the second half of a back-to-back, David Rittich made his fourth NHL start and after a 5-1 against the Tampa Bay Lightning the day before, the Flames were looking to continue their momentum. There … Continue reading About Last Night #44: Flames extend season-long winning streak to six games