Flames Visual Recap 22: Calgary plays a complete game, find offence from familiar lines

The Calgary Flames matched up against the Ottawa Senators in the early hours of Saturday. After the outcome from their first game against the Senators, the Flames knew they had to make some major adjustments. Changes in personnel were out of the question, but were still in need of some form of shake up. Tweaking … Continue reading Flames Visual Recap 22: Calgary plays a complete game, find offence from familiar lines

Flames Visual Recap 21: Calgary served painful setback to Ottawa in series opener

The Calgary Flames were the last North Division team to face off against the Ottawa Senators. While other teams have more or less enjoyed feasting on a weaker team (aside from the Montreal Canadiens), the Flames entered the series in essentially must-win situations as the points left on the board are already far too valuable … Continue reading Flames Visual Recap 21: Calgary served painful setback to Ottawa in series opener

Flames Visual Recap 20: Despite pulling ahead late in the game, Flames drop to the Leafs in overtime

In the Calgary Flames' second game against the Toronto Maple Leafs during this road trip, the same goaltenders were slotted to play. It'd be David Rittich facing off against Michael Hutchinson for the second time in a row. Neither Jacob Markstrom nor Frederik Andersen would dress, as both remained on the sidelines. The Flames actually … Continue reading Flames Visual Recap 20: Despite pulling ahead late in the game, Flames drop to the Leafs in overtime

Flames Visual Recap 19: Rittich gets first win and shutout of the season, Flames crunch Leafs on the road

Off to the East the Calgary Flames went, continuing their season-long six-game road trip. After an embarrassing outcome against the Edmonton Oilers, the Flames faced the daunting task of facing the best team in the league in the Toronto Maple Leafs. Before the game started, it was announced that both Jacob Markstrom and Frederik Andersen … Continue reading Flames Visual Recap 19: Rittich gets first win and shutout of the season, Flames crunch Leafs on the road

Flames Visual Recap 18: Calgary gives up seven goals against in lopsided tilt versus Oilers

The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers got right back at it in the Rogers Arena after playing in Calgary the night before. The Flames were hoping to get vengeance on the road after losing on home ice. That did not happen. Jacob Markstrom and Mikko Koskinen were the starters, the former was leaky while the … Continue reading Flames Visual Recap 18: Calgary gives up seven goals against in lopsided tilt versus Oilers

Flames Visual Recap 17: Rittich puts together solid game against Oilers, gets no support on offence

The second iteration of this season's Battle of Alberta featured David Rittich playing in his first start since February 2, eight games ago. On the other end of the ice stood Mike Smith, making for two fresh goalies playing in the provincial battle. The Flames would be without Sean Monahan for the game, as it … Continue reading Flames Visual Recap 17: Rittich puts together solid game against Oilers, gets no support on offence

Flames Visual Recap 16: Nothing going right for the Flames other than their jerseys

The Flames returned to the Saddledome donning their Blasty jerseys to close out their four-game series against the Canucks. Heading into the series, the Canucks were reeling and there was a sense that the Flames could use the opportunity to propel themselves into the top of the division. Spoiler alert: That didn't happen. The Canucks … Continue reading Flames Visual Recap 16: Nothing going right for the Flames other than their jerseys

Flames Visual Recap 15: Calgary blows lead in final minute but secures victory in overtime with a Gaudreau power play beauty

The Calgary Flames opened up their second quarter of the season continuing their four-game series with the Vancouver Canucks. After a mediocre first quarter, the Flames looked to right the ship. The first period did not go the Flames' way as they were down early courtesy of a goal from Tanner Pearson. Calgary took four … Continue reading Flames Visual Recap 15: Calgary blows lead in final minute but secures victory in overtime with a Gaudreau power play beauty

Flames Visual Recap 14: Markstrom left out to dry as Flames offer little offence

The Calgary Flames had an opportunity to extended both their winning streak as well as the Vancouver Canucks' losing streak. That did not happen as it was a game where the Canucks executed their game plan while the Flames were discombobulated from start to finish. To put it shortly, in the first period the Flames … Continue reading Flames Visual Recap 14: Markstrom left out to dry as Flames offer little offence

Flames Visual Recap 13: Opportunistic Flames sink Canucks off a solid game from Markstrom

The Calgary Flames faced off against the Vancouver Canucks in the first of a four-game series, three of which are on the road in Vancouver. It could be a pivotal series as the Flames have a big opportunity to take advantage of their games in hand, whereas the Canucks are struggling and could quickly fall … Continue reading Flames Visual Recap 13: Opportunistic Flames sink Canucks off a solid game from Markstrom