While most teams have reached their mid-season break, a trio of Calgary Flames and the rest of the NHL All-Stars prepare for their weekend in St. Louis. Now's a perfect moment to pause and reflect on the half season that was. The Flames go into the break sitting at 26-19-5, good for third in the … Continue reading Calgary Flames mid-season awards
Going into this season, it was expected that the Flames would lean more heavily on David Rittich while Cam Talbot would play the backup role. However, halfway through the season, Rittich's form has taken a bit of a dip. In his last ten starts, he has given up four goals four times and three goals … Continue reading Who should be the Flames' starting goaltender?
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! https://twitter.com/wincolumnblog/status/1218582123763752966 … Continue reading Sunday Census: Jersey debates, Ol' Blasty, and Flames coaching
Coming off a bounce back win over the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Calgary Flames looked to enter the all-star break on a winning note as they took on the Ottawa Senators yesterday afternoon. The Senators got off to an early start with Brady Tkachuk scoring the opening goal off a broken play. Unfortunately for the … Continue reading About Last Night 50: Flames get run over by Senators, fall to third in Pacific
David Rittich was excellent three nights ago in Montreal. He was even more excellent last night in Toronto. The 2020 NHL all-star was stellar as the Flames engaged in a netminding war with the Maple Leafs, ultimately coming out on top with a big win. The Flames opened the scoring in the first period off … Continue reading About Last Night 49: David Rittich stands on his head as Flames beat Leafs
It was announced yesterday that the Calgary Flames will have not one, not two, but three representatives at the NHL All-Star Game this month in St. Louis. Joining the previously named Matthew Tkachuk and Mark Giordano is goaltender David Rittich, named to the Pacific Division team as Arizona Coyotes' goaltender Darcy Kuemper is currently sidelined … Continue reading A history of Flames at the All-Star Game
To say the Flames started this one slowly would be an understatement. Out-shot 17-7 and out-chanced 13-4, the Flames were lucky to end the first down by only one goal. In the second, the Flames were a little better but could not get one past Carey Price. Ryan Poehling got his first goal of the … Continue reading About Last Night 48: Rittich came to play, but the Flames did not in loss to Canadiens