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

About Last Night #43: Flames fire five past Lightning

The Calgary Flames are owner's of the League's best current winning streak, a positive goal differential, and the third spot in the Pacific Division after a 5-1 drubbing of the NHL's best team last night, the Tampa Bay Lightning. In his fourth consecutive game, Micheal Ferland opened the scoring. He struck just 29 seconds into … Continue reading About Last Night #43: Flames fire five past Lightning

Breaking down each team’s roster by acquisition method

After a mediocre first half of the season, the Calgary Flames decided to shake things up by making a flurry of roster moves. They dealt goaltender Eddie Lack to the New Jersey Devils, moved top prospect Tyler Parsons to the AHL, and recalled centre Marek Hrivik to the NHL. Hrivik, who posted 29 points in … Continue reading Breaking down each team’s roster by acquisition method

About Last Night #39: Giordano pots OT winner on last shot of 2017

The Calgary Flames ended 2017 on a high note, beating the Chicago Blackhawks in overtime 4-3. The Flames were terrific in the first half of the game, establishing a 3-0 lead early in the second period. Matthew Tkachuk scored his eighth and ninth goals both on the powerplay, and Sean Monahan broke out of a … Continue reading About Last Night #39: Giordano pots OT winner on last shot of 2017

About Last Night #34: Flames fantastic, crush Canucks

Bouncing back admirably from a 2-0 deficit the night before, the Flames dominated the Canucks en route to a commanding 6-1 road victory. The Flames were clearly the better team the entire night. They outshot the Canucks 38-17 and chased Jacob Markstrom from the crease. Sam Bennett had a four point outing with one goal … Continue reading About Last Night #34: Flames fantastic, crush Canucks

About Last Night #33: Flames pay for putrid powerplay as Preds prevail

The Calgary Flames played host to the conference leading Nashville Predators last night. Unable to solve Pekka Rinne (or the iron which they hit four times), the Nashville goaltender earned the team's second consecutive shutout, winning the game 2-0. The Flames played a strong game yet again, but their inability to capitalize on several powerplay … Continue reading About Last Night #33: Flames pay for putrid powerplay as Preds prevail