The Flames should match up well vs. the Jets at even strength

With their lone exhibition game in the books, the Flames now face a five-game series against the Winnipeg Jets. It has all the makings for a compelling, tight series, and what makes this qualifying round matchup even more interesting than the rest is that the two teams did not face each other even once for … Continue reading The Flames should match up well vs. the Jets at even strength

Sunday Census: Playoffs! The goalie debate and x-factors for the Flames

Welcome back to The Sunday Census. Throughout the week, The Win Column will be posing topical and intriguing polls on Twitter (@wincolumnblog) to gauge the fan-base’s stance on pressing issues. Want to make sure your opinion is taken into effect? Vote in the polls, start a debate, and propose alternative suggestions on the polls! The … Continue reading Sunday Census: Playoffs! The goalie debate and x-factors for the Flames

The Juuso Valimaki decision is more complicated than it seems

The NHL officially unveiled the name of its 32nd franchise yesterday. The newest team will be the Seattle Kraken, and just like the 31st team, they will be joining the Flames in the Pacific Division in less than two years time. The Vegas Golden Knights, the first expansion team in the NHL since 2001 when … Continue reading The Juuso Valimaki decision is more complicated than it seems

Global Flames Fan Series – Canada outside of Calgary

Earlier in June, we asked for Flames fans from around the world to tell us about their experiences cheering for the team from outside of Calgary. We did not expect to receive so many amazing replies from great fans all around the world. So far, we've heard from fans spanning 102 cities and towns, 23 … Continue reading Global Flames Fan Series – Canada outside of Calgary

Global Flames Fan Series – Tajikistan, Morocco, Tunisia

Earlier in June, we asked for Flames fans from around the world to tell us about their experiences cheering for the team from outside of Calgary. We did not expect to receive so many amazing replies from great fans all around the world. So far, we've heard from fans spanning 102 cities and towns, 23 … Continue reading Global Flames Fan Series – Tajikistan, Morocco, Tunisia

Global Flames Fan Series – Czech Republic, Netherlands, Switzerland

Earlier in June, we asked for Flames fans from around the world to tell us about their experiences cheering for the team from outside of Calgary. We did not expect to receive so many amazing replies from great fans all around the world. So far, we've heard from fans spanning 102 cities and towns, 23 … Continue reading Global Flames Fan Series – Czech Republic, Netherlands, Switzerland