About Last Night Round 1 Game 5: The season’s over for the Flames

CALGARY, AB - APRIL 19: Teammates of the Calgary Flames acknowledge the crowd after Game Five of the Western Conference First Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Colorado Avalanche on April 19, 2019 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames returned to the Saddledome trying to extend their postseason. With their backs against the wall, the Flames needed to string together three straight wins to get past the Colorado Avalanche. Things went south early for the Flames. Midway through the first, the Avalanche opened up the scoring. Gabriel Landeskog tipped a Tyson…

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About Last Night Round 1 Game 4: Flames undone by poor puck possession in crucial Game 4 loss

DENVER, CO - APRIL 17: Mikko Rantanen #96 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrates after scoring the game winning goal against the Calgary Flames in Game Four of the Western Conference First Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Pepsi Center on April 17, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Flames 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images)

After what can only be described as a nightmare of a Game 3, the Calgary Flames looked to bounce back and tie their Round 1 series up at two games a piece. Mike Smith got his fourth straight start in net and looked to lock it down for the Flames. The first period started out…

About Last Night Round 1 Game 3: Flames dominated by Avalanche, blown out in Denver

DENVER, CO - APRIL 15: Erik Johnson #6 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrates after scoring a goal against the Calgary Flames in Game Three of the Western Conference First Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Pepsi Center on April 15, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Flames 6-2. (Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images)

With the series tied at one game a piece, the Calgary Flames and Colorado Avalanche headed to the mile high city for game three on Monday night. Coming off the overtime defeat on Saturday, the Flames were looking to regain their home ice advantage edge. The Flames would make one alteration to their lineup, with…

About Last Night #81: Flames fall against the Ducks, Gaudreau inches closer to 100 points

ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 3: David Rittich #33 of the Calgary Flames makes the save with help from Juuso Valimaki #8 and Alan Quine #89 during the game against the Anaheim Ducks on April 3, 2019 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/NHLI via Getty Images)

While they anxiously await confirmation over their first round opponent, the Calgary Flames have two more games in the regular season to polish off before the chase begins. Having just defeated the Anaheim Ducks last week in convincing fashion, the Flames were looking to make it back-to-back wins against their Pacific division rivals. The Flames…

About Last Night #79: Flames crush Sharks, clinch the Pacific Division and Western Conference

SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 31: Michael Frolik #67 and Rasmus Andersson #4 of the Calgary Flames celebrate scoring a goal at SAP Center on March 31, 2019 in San Jose, California (Photo by Brandon Magnus/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames had to embrace their inner BTO and take care of business themselves against the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night. After the Sharks came back to win against the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night, the Flames needed a victory in any matter to clinch both the Pacific Division and Western Conference.…

About Last Night #78: Flames score six unanswered to roast the Ducks

CALGARY, AB - MARCH 29: Sean Monahan #23 of the Calgary Flames skates against Adam Henrique #14 of the Anaheim Ducks during an NHL game on March 29, 2019 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

The last two games haven't been the Calgary Flames' best, but luckily the same can be said for the rest of the Pacific division. Therefore, the Flames still control their own destiny in terms of clinching home ice throughout the playoffs, but a win against the lowly Anaheim Ducks would surely help right the ship.…

About Last Night #77: Penalty kill falters, Flames fall short in loss to the Stars

CALGARY, AB - MARCH 27: Matthew Tkachuk #19 of the Calgary Flames tries to tip the puck past Ben Bishop #30 of the Dallas Stars during an NHL game on March 27, 2019 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames looked to get back into the win column on Wednesday night in the middle game of a three game home-stand as they took on the Dallas Stars. The Flames turned back to David Rittich in net, who backed up Mike Smith for a few games due to sickness. The first period had…

About Last Night #76: Flames can’t solve Campbell, get shutout by Kings

CALGARY, AB - MARCH 25: Andrew Mangiapane #88 of the Calgary Flames and Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings compete for position in front of Jack Campbell #36 of the Los Angeles Kings during an NHL game where the Calgary Flames hosted the Los Angeles Kings on March 25, 2019 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

On the heels of three straight victories and increasing their point cushion on the Western Conference to six points, the Flames were back in action against the Los Angeles Kings. The second worst team in the NHL this season didn't present an interesting match-up, but pre-game comments from Drew Doughty made things much more interesting.…

About Last Night #75: Giordano leads Flames to win over Canucks; continues to build case for Norris

VANCOUVER, BC - MARCH 23: Jacob Markstrom #25 of the Vancouver Canucks looks on dejected as Garnet Hathaway #21 of the Calgary Flames celebrates a Calgary goal during their NHL game at Rogers Arena March 23, 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames traveled to Vancouver to take on the Canucks on an abbreviated road trip before a three game home stand. With the Flames looking to further pad their lead atop the Pacific Division and Western Conference, the Canucks wouldn't go down easy as they fight for their playoff lives. The scoring got started…

About Last Night #74: Flames dominate at home against the Senators

CALGARY, AB - MARCH 21: Andrew Mangiapane #88, TJ Brodie #7 and teammates of the Calgary Flames celebrate a goal against the Ottawa Senators during an NHL game on March 21, 2019 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames welcomed the Ottawa Senators for the second instalment of the Battle of the Tkachuks. On a night where little brother Brady Tkachuk was oft seen frustrated, big brother Matthew Tkachuk got the last laugh with a goal and an assist, and more importantly, the win. The Senators opened up the scoring on…