About Last Night #73: Flames extend conference lead with win over Blue Jackets

CALGARY, AB - MARCH 19: Andrew Mangiapane #88 of the Calgary Flames scores against Sergei Bobrovsky #72 of the Columbus Blue Jackets during an NHL game on March 19, 2019 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames were back in the Saddledome after a quick trip to Winnipeg. They looked to capture a valuable two points over San Jose as their closest competition are in a slump. The Columbus Blue Jackets were in town hoping to get revenge on the Flames' 9-6 routing the last time the two teams…

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About Last Night #72: Flames miss out on clinching with a loss against the Jets

WINNIPEG, MB - MARCH 16: Mark Scheifele #55 and Kyle Connor #81 of the Winnipeg Jets stand between goaltender Mike Smith #41 and Mark Giordano #5 of the Calgary Flames as they keep an eye on the play during first period action at the Bell MTS Place on March 16, 2019 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames faced the Winnipeg Jets for the third and final time this (regular) season, looking to sweep the season series against their Western division-leading counterparts. Given that the Flames were tacked with travel and a second game of a back-to-back, coupled with Sean Monahan being out of the lineup due to illness, expectations…

About Last Night #71: Matthew Tkachuk’s career night leads Flames back to top spot

CALGARY, AB - MARCH 15: Matthew Tkachuk #19 of the Calgary Flames looks for an opportunity in front of the net of Alexandar Georgiev #40 of the New York Rangers during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on March 15, 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames headed into their Friday night match-up with the visiting New York Rangers hoping to reclaim first place in both the Pacific Division and Western Conference. The Flames went back to David Rittich in net. The first half of the first period was fairly uneventful, however at exactly the half way point of…

About Last Night #70: Flames score nine on Devils

Disclaimer: This recap is definitely not one day late, you're definitely dreaming. This recap actually showed up during the third period, just like the Flames. The Western Conference race is down to two teams, and they're playing shot for shot, point for point, win for win. On a night that saw the San Jose Sharks…

About Last Night #69: Nice

The Calgary Flames, on a four game losing streak, looked to snap their slide last night against the Vegas Golden Knights. For just the second day since mid-November, the Flames woke up yesterday morning not in first place in the West. But, with a division matchup against Vegas, they had a chance to start this…

About Last Night #68: Flames shutout by Coyotes; lose fourth straight in regulation

Despite losing a close match-up last night against the Vegas Golden Knights, the Calgary Flames were right back in action against the Arizona Coyotes. Embattled in the midst of a three game regulation losing streak, their first of the season, the Flames were in dire need of a victory. Their lead atop the Western Conference…

About Last Night #66: Flames outworked the Leafs; puck luck leaves them without the win

CALGARY, AB - MARCH 4: The Toronto Maple Leafs celebrate after Tyler Ennis #63 (not pictured) scored against the Calgary Flames of during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on March 4, 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames were looking to bounce back from a 4-2 setback against the Minnesota Wild on Saturday. Coming off a rough outing for Mike Smith, Calgary turned to David Rittich to backstop the Flames against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Oliver Kylington would also draw back into the lineup on the third defensive pairing. The…

About Last Night #65: Flames’ win streak comes to an end on Iginla night

The Calgary Flames had to follow the beautiful jersey retirement ceremony for Jarome Iginla, looking for their eight straight win against the visiting Minnesota Wild. It was a tough act to follow, but the Flames had been on a recent tear as of late and looked to continue their winning ways. Unfortunately, the Wild got…

About Last Night #64: Flames’ solid all around effort closes out a perfect road trip

NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 27: Mark Giordano #5 of the Calgary Flames scores a goal on Mackenzie Blackwood #29 of the New Jersey Devils during the game at Prudential Center on February 27, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames finished off their three game road trip with a stop in the Garden State. Coming off two solid yet unspectacular games against the Ottawa Senators and the New York Islanders, it was much of the same last night. The Flames looked to David Rittich for the second time on the trip as…

About Last Night #63: Flames beat Islanders to extend winning streak to six

Currently one of the hottest teams in the NHL, the Calgary Flames looked to extend their winning streak to six games as they took on the New York Islanders on the road last night. The Flames hosted the Islanders last week and put together one of their most complete and dominant games of the season…