About Last Night #59: Flames knock off Coyotes, earn back-to-back victories

The Calgary Flames were back in the Saddledome on Monday afternoon to face the Arizona Coyotes. After a rollercoaster of a trip through the east coast, the Flames were looking to extend their winning ways after just recently ending their slump against the Penguins. The Coyotes, on paper, presented that prime opportunity, as the past…

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About Last Night #58: Flames hold off late Penguins push, snap losing streak

PITTSBURGH, PA - FEBRUARY 16: Andrew Mangiapane #88 of the Calgary Flames celebrates his first period against the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena on February 16, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames looked to wrap up their four-game road trip on a high note during Saturday's matinee game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Going 0-1-2 so far on the trip, ending with a win would give the Flames much needed relief heading back to Calgary. It was a high scoring tilt between two of the…

Sunday Census: Confidence in David Rittich, a Jimmy Howard trade, and the Curtis Lazar recall

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/1095759680373018625…

About Last Night #57: Calgary Flames losing streak hits four games

The Calgary Flames continued their road trip through the Sunshine State, stopping in Sunrise to face the Florida Panthers. Coming off a stale loss to the Lightning, the Flames were looking to avoid their first four game losing streak of the season. The team would turn to Mike Smith between the pipes; David Rittich isn't doing himself…

About Last Night #56: Flames fall in rematch against the Lightning

TAMPA, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 12: Brayden Point #21 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates a goal during a game against the Calgary Flames at Amalie Arena on February 12, 2019 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

The highly anticipated rematch between two of the league's top teams had many folks excited to see some Grade-A hockey. The Calgary Flames were looking to break out of mini-slump and show the Lightning that they've got some competition. The game started off with fast action going both ways. Active sticks caused turnovers on both…

About Last Night #55: Flames lose in a shootout to Canucks

The Calgary Flames finally did not have a multiple day break in between games, jumping right back into action against the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night. The Flames looked to avoid back-to-back regulation losses for the first time since mid-November. After being pulled against the San Jose Sharks, David Rittich would once again man the…

Sunday Census: Optimal first round opponent, Matthews money impact, and the never ending goaltender debate

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/1093622878799417344…

About Last Night #54: Sharks beat Flames in key divisional tilt

It was the biggest game of the year. Or at least, that's what it was being made out to be. The Calgary Flames entered last night's game against the San Jose Sharks four points up in the Pacific Division and in first place. The Sharks, right behind them. Unfortunately for the Flames, this game was…

The Flames’ Fantastic Five Pace the League

Enjoying one of their best offensive seasons in franchise history, the Calgary Flames are the only team to boast five 50+ point scorers on their roster. Not even the league-leading Tampa Bay Lightning can say that. In fact, there are only 37 players in the entire NHL that have at least 50 points on the…

About Last Night #53: Flames overcome ‘Canes in sentimental victory

The Calgary Flames visited the Carolina Hurricanes yesterday afternoon for a pre-Superbowl matinee showdown. It was the first time Bill Peters, Derek Ryan, Noah Hanifin, and Elias Lindholm were in Carolina since the big trade between the two clubs in the offseason, and they were the stars of the show. The Flames went down early,…