Pending significant change, all signs point to the NHL moving forward with an early-June 2020 NHL draft. While we don't know exactly what this will look like, how the final draft order will be determined, or what will happen with the unresolved conditional picks, it looks like the Flames will be picking somewhere around the … Continue reading Calgary Flames 2020 draft preview: Dark Horses
All signs point to the NHL moving forward with an early-June 2020 NHL draft. While we don't know exactly what this will look like, how the final draft order will be determined, or what will happen with the many unresolved conditional picks, it looks like the Flames will be picking somewhere around the middle of … Continue reading Calgary Flames 2020 draft preview: potential first round reaches
Trying to find a competent goalie is one of the most complex tasks of an NHL GM. Numerous goalies have been selected in the first couple of rounds of the draft, and while some like Carey Price and Marc-Andre Fleury have been standout success stories, others like Chet Pickard and Marc Visentin are more likely … Continue reading How smart is it to draft a goalie?
The Flames started this game the wrong way — Tomas Nosek and Nick Holden scored on David Rittich in the first period for the early lead. Not the start the Flames' netminder was looking for after sitting out the previous three games. Max Pacioretty added to Vegas' lead on the power play early in the … Continue reading About Last Night 70: Flames come back but can’t hold on against Vegas Golden Knights
The Flames made two important adds to their blueline at the deadline in Erik Gustafsson and Derek Forbort, along with finding a new home for Brandon Davidson in San Jose. The addition of these two new pieces, along with the return of Mark Giordano to the lineup has pushed Oliver Kylington and Michael Stone to … Continue reading Oliver Kylington lost the Trade Deadline
Image The Coyotes opened this one up quickly. Taylor Hall opened the scoring just 1.11 into the first on the Coyotes' first shot on net. However just a few minutes after that, the Flames got two quick goals. The first one was on the power play, where Johnny Gaudreau got his 18th of the season … Continue reading About Last Night 69: The Flames pick up nice win over Arizona Coyotes
The Flames started this one off very slowly. A number of defensive breakdowns and they were down 2-0 on goals from Devin Shore and Gustav Nyquist. From there the Flames applied some pressure, but the Jackets played a strong defensive game through the second, and held the Flames mostly to the outside. It seemed that … Continue reading About Last Night 68: Flames complete the comeback, knock off Columbus Blue Jackets in OT