How much will this Flames’ season be dictated by Mike Smith?

Goaltending is an enigma. It's the one position that seems to defy logic and predictability, and yet is the most important position in the game. Goalies can literally steal a game for their team one night and on another, practically gift the win to their opponent. Finding a true number one goalie is incredibly difficult … Continue reading How much will this Flames’ season be dictated by Mike Smith?

Gaudreau’s Whippy Stick Has Flex Appeal

Johnny Gaudreau is one of the most exciting players in the National Hockey League. A creative puck handler with tremendous vision and hockey sense. Speedy, slippery, poised and patient. Gaudreau has more than earned the nickname “Johnny Hockey” since going to the Calgary Flames with their fourth-round pick in the 2011 draft. Three times an … Continue reading Gaudreau’s Whippy Stick Has Flex Appeal

About This Season: Flames crumble under heightened expectations in an inexplicable season

It seems like ages ago now when the Flames were entering the 2017/18 season with such joy and excitement towards a potential cup run. The team had just acquired a bonafide starting goaltender in Mike Smith, traded for Travis Hamonic to boast one of the best bluelines in the league, and were able to add to … Continue reading About This Season: Flames crumble under heightened expectations in an inexplicable season

About Last Night #82: Jankowski helps Flames end disappointing season on a positive note

That's all she wrote folks. The Calgary Flames 2017/18 season finally came to a close last night after 82 games of unfulfilled expectations. The Flames made sure that they entered the off-season with a sense of potential and purpose, as they dominated the Pacific Division Champion Vegas Golden Knights 7-1. The goals came early, and … Continue reading About Last Night #82: Jankowski helps Flames end disappointing season on a positive note

About Last Night #79: Flames finally win again, second straight in the Battle of Alberta

Yes the Calgary Flames' season is still going! If you had checked out early, like some people have, then you probably missed one of the most exciting meaningless games of the season last night. The Flames played host to their provincial rivals in the final Battle of Alberta this season. Both teams are limping towards … Continue reading About Last Night #79: Flames finally win again, second straight in the Battle of Alberta

About Last Night #77: Flames lose to Kings, season turning into royal disaster

In what once looked like it would be one of the most critical games in the season, the Calgary Flames dropped a 3-0 decision to the Los Angeles Kings last night. Because of the monumental collapse of the local hockey heroes over the last few weeks, this game was utterly meaningless. Mike Smith looked decent … Continue reading About Last Night #77: Flames lose to Kings, season turning into royal disaster