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

About Last Night #76: Sharks feast on whatever is left of the Flames

The Calgary Flames made a rare afternoon appearance in California to take on the streaking San Jose Sharks. Only eight days removed from their 7-4 thrashing, the Sharks had extended their win streak to six games. Looking for lucky number seven, they easily handled a depleted Calgary team, earning a 5-1 victory in a spirited … Continue reading About Last Night #76: Sharks feast on whatever is left of the Flames

About Last Night #75: Anaheim Ducks up the Flames’ playoff hopes

It isn't even accurate to describe last night's game as a "must win". The Calgary Flames not only needed to beat the Anaheim Ducks, but also probably also bribe the NHL to award them more than two points for the victory. Sadly for the Flames, they fell to the Ducks in unspectacular fashion, 4-0. A … Continue reading About Last Night #75: Anaheim Ducks up the Flames’ playoff hopes

About Last Night #74: Done and dead in the desert

Now it's over. The Calgary Flames rolled into Phoenix on Monday evening to face the lowly Arizona Coyotes. After suffering a shutout against the Knights in Vegas, the Flames desperately needed a win to keep their marginal playoff hopes alive. You of course already know the story I am about to tell, as Calgary somehow … Continue reading About Last Night #74: Done and dead in the desert

About Last Night #73: The Hangover Part 4 – same story, different title

Well, the Calgary Flames were at it again on Sunday afternoon. Visiting the Pacific Division leading Vegas Golden Knights, who have been struggling as of late, the Flames were in desperate need of a win in any fashion. What they produced was another putrid outing, ending in a 4-0 shutout. We love our readers here … Continue reading About Last Night #73: The Hangover Part 4 – same story, different title

About Last Night #72: Flames’ playoff hopes all but extinguished by San Jose

In what was one of the most important games of the season for the Calgary Flames, the home team, yet again, completely crumbled against the visiting San Jose Sharks. Trailing the Sharks by only five points entering the night, the Flames pretty much eliminated themselves from the playoff contention, losing 7-4 to their Pacific Division … Continue reading About Last Night #72: Flames’ playoff hopes all but extinguished by San Jose

About Last Night #71: Mike Smith shuts out Oilers in thrilling victory

The writing was on the wall. The Edmonton Oilers had won seven straight contests against the Flames and after winning three straight games, looked poised to extend that streak to eight. The Flames desperately needed points to keep pace in the playoff hunt but with Mike Smith fresh off the IR and coming off a … Continue reading About Last Night #71: Mike Smith shuts out Oilers in thrilling victory

About Last Night #70: Different night, same perplexing result for the Flames

The Calgary Flames returned to the Scotiabank Saddledome to take on the struggling New York Islanders Sunday evening. Fresh off a successful road trip, where the Flames earned five of a possible six points, Calgary's recent success did not help foreshadow Sunday's outcome. In what was simply another disappointing effort on home ice, Calgary coughed … Continue reading About Last Night #70: Different night, same perplexing result for the Flames

About Last Night #69: Flames resist a late Senators surge, extend point streak to three games

After easily handing the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night, the Calgary Flames traveled to the nation's capital to take on the struggling Ottawa Senators. The final match-up of a three game east coast road trip had the Flames looking to finish with five of a possible six points. The Senators, although struggling this season, still … Continue reading About Last Night #69: Flames resist a late Senators surge, extend point streak to three games

About Last Night #68: Thankfully, the Flames take care of business in Buffalo

Everyone can now breathe a collective sigh of relief. The Calgary Flames were able to take the two points they desperately needed from the Buffalo Sabres, earning a dominant 5-1 victory Wednesday evening. Coming off of the disappointing OT loss to Pittsburgh on Monday, the Flames looked to eliminate the same narrative they displayed early … Continue reading About Last Night #68: Thankfully, the Flames take care of business in Buffalo