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A look at the Calgary Flames’ disappointing coaching history since 2000

With the Calgary Flames struggling to begin the season and currently sitting at 9-9-1 and outside the playoffs, questions regarding their coaching have arose. Geoff Ward has certainly made some puzzling decisions so far this season and is arguably one of the reasons the Flames have started the year so poorly. Many fans have begun … Continue reading A look at the Calgary Flames’ disappointing coaching history since 2000

Calgary Flames Prospect Roundup: Slow start for Heat, continued heat from Pelletier

Welcome to the TWC Flames prospect update. Each week, we’ll take a dive into how the Flames’ prospects have done in their respective leagues. We have defined a prospect as a skater who has played fewer than 65 NHL games, and is younger than 25 years of age. All data is from QuantHockey and EliteProspects. … Continue reading Calgary Flames Prospect Roundup: Slow start for Heat, continued heat from Pelletier

Flames Visual Recap 19: Rittich gets first win and shutout of the season, Flames crunch Leafs on the road

Off to the East the Calgary Flames went, continuing their season-long six-game road trip. After an embarrassing outcome against the Edmonton Oilers, the Flames faced the daunting task of facing the best team in the league in the Toronto Maple Leafs. Before the game started, it was announced that both Jacob Markstrom and Frederik Andersen … Continue reading Flames Visual Recap 19: Rittich gets first win and shutout of the season, Flames crunch Leafs on the road

While the Calgary Flames continue to struggle, their rivals are taking advantage

It’s been a tough stretch for the Flames. Like, really tough. What began as a prime opportunity to join the duo of the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs at the top of the North Division with four games in a row against the Canucks quickly turned to disaster as the team split the series, … Continue reading While the Calgary Flames continue to struggle, their rivals are taking advantage

CALGARY, AB - FEBRUARY 19: David Rittich #33 of the Calgary Flames could no stop the shot of Jesse Puljujarvi #13 (not pictured) of the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on February 19, 2021 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Flames Sunday Census: What Calgary needs to do to immediately improve

The Calgary Flames made a handful of offseason moves that were supposed to elevate the team into a different level of Stanley Cup contention. In a weak North Division, the Flames were given an opportunity to show what they could. Apparently, playing mediocre hockey is what they had to show the North. There is an … Continue reading Flames Sunday Census: What Calgary needs to do to immediately improve

Flames Visual Recap 18: Calgary gives up seven goals against in lopsided tilt versus Oilers

The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers got right back at it in the Rogers Arena after playing in Calgary the night before. The Flames were hoping to get vengeance on the road after losing on home ice. That did not happen. Jacob Markstrom and Mikko Koskinen were the starters, the former was leaky while the … Continue reading Flames Visual Recap 18: Calgary gives up seven goals against in lopsided tilt versus Oilers

“The team is not good enough right now” Breaking down GM Brad Treliving’s talk on Sportsnet 960

Prior to last night’s 2-1 loss, GM Brad Treliving sat down with Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 to discuss the season. Through 16 games, the Flames were 8-7-1 and much had, and continues to be made of the team’s lackluster start. This interview was incredibly candid, and is well worth a listen for any Flames … Continue reading “The team is not good enough right now” Breaking down GM Brad Treliving’s talk on Sportsnet 960

The top 10 powerplay specialists in the NHL this season

They say the team that wins the special teams battle will probably win the game. Whoever they are, they’re right. Special teams, both sides, have a huge impact on every hockey game and contribute heavily to the swing of momentum in games. In fantasy hockey, powerplay points are a standard category and always at a … Continue reading The top 10 powerplay specialists in the NHL this season

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