Calgary Flames make the wrong choice in refusing to pay employees during COVID-19 pandemic

There's been a lot made about the "cursed" season that has been the 2019-20 Calgary Flames. Some of it is normal hockey stuff, like contract holdouts and losing streaks. Some of it is hockey (and pro sports in general) no longer being an old boys' club that tolerates racism throughout. Some of it has been … Continue reading Calgary Flames make the wrong choice in refusing to pay employees during COVID-19 pandemic

Sunday Census: Which recent offensive spark will truly light 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: Which recent offensive spark will truly light the Flames?

About Last Night 56: Flames snap losing streak with big win over Canucks

After their loss to the Nashville Predators, Geoff Ward publicly called out the Calgary Flames to show more compete and desperation. It appeared that their game last night against the Vancouver Canucks was going to be more of the the same after Tanner Pearson scored 34 seconds in. It makes sense as far as hockey … Continue reading About Last Night 56: Flames snap losing streak with big win over Canucks

A Tale of Two Coaches: Breaking down how the Flames have fared with Ward versus Peters

For the first time in the salary cap era, the Calgary Flames have had a season in which two different men were the head coach of the team. Since Bill Peters resigned on November 29th, Geoff Ward has been the man behind the bench, and gotten a much better record as the boss. However, have … Continue reading A Tale of Two Coaches: Breaking down how the Flames have fared with Ward versus Peters

About Last Night 47: Matthew Tkachuk has a laugh, Calgary Flames have first in the division

This one was fun for the whole family. With first place on the line, the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers seemed like they wanted to show off the skills of their respective teams, with the two trading beautiful and lucky (you have to be good to be lucky) goals up until the end of the … Continue reading About Last Night 47: Matthew Tkachuk has a laugh, Calgary Flames have first in the division

The ultimate Calgary Flames practice playlist

The Calgary Flames have been enjoying a moderate run of success to kick off Geoff Ward's career as an (interim) National Hockey League coach. Perhaps it's no longer playing for a coach who recently resigned in light of his racist and abusive actions, but it's just as possible that they enjoy taking turns being the … Continue reading The ultimate Calgary Flames practice playlist