Handing out NHL Awards to Flames players

TWC wishes everyone good health and hopes everyone is staying safe. It is looking increasingly unlikely that the NHL will return to action this season. With that in mind, we wanted to hand out NHL awards to Flames players. We took all of the league awards and awarded them to the most deserving Flame. Some … Continue reading Handing out NHL Awards to Flames players

Visualising the Calgary Flames’ 2019-20 shootout successes

The Calgary Flames of 2019-20 are quite different from the team they were last year. That includes their shootout performance too. In 2018-19, the Flames went 0-4 in the shootout. This season, they're 6-1. How did they turn the script inside out with such a drastic difference in the shootout? Let's breakdown what ensued during … Continue reading Visualising the Calgary Flames’ 2019-20 shootout successes

Connor Mackey could crack the opening-night lineup

Calgary, unfortunately, is not usually a go-to destination for unrestricted free agents. You don’t generally see the Artemi Panarins, the John Tavareses, the Steven Stamkoses of the world in serious talks with Flames brass about lucrative UFA deals. Personally, I think Calgary has a lot more to offer than people may think, but I digress. … Continue reading Connor Mackey could crack the opening-night lineup

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

What happened the last time an epidemic stopped the NHL?

The deadly coronavirus, or COVID-19, is sweeping the globe. Almost all major sports leagues in North American have suspended play, the NHL being among them. Yesterday, the league announced an indefinite suspension of all activities, and left more questions than answers with fans, media, and other stakeholders. With how rapidly the virus can and is … Continue reading What happened the last time an epidemic stopped the NHL?

The Comeback Kids – Part 3: A look back at the Flames’ craziest comebacks

The comebacks get up to date in Part 3 of our Comeback Kids series. Missed the first two parts? Relive the magic here: The Comeback Kids - Part 1: 2014-15 Season The Comeback Kids - Part 2: 2015-16 - 2017-18 NHL Seasons Finally, we look at the last two seasons. The Flames didn't accomplish the … Continue reading The Comeback Kids – Part 3: A look back at the Flames’ craziest comebacks

The Comeback Kids – Part 2: A look back at the Flames’ craziest comebacks

The comebacks continue in Part 2 of our Comeback Kids series. Missed the first part that covered the ridiculous 2014-15 season? Get up to date here: The Comeback Kids - Part 1: 2014-15 Season Today, we take a look at the next three seasons. Each with their own memorable moments, including big wins, heartbreak losses, … Continue reading The Comeback Kids – Part 2: A look back at the Flames’ craziest comebacks