About Last Night #53: Flames sweep season series against Blackhawks

The Calgary Flames opened a six game road trip at the United Center last night to face the Chicago Blackhawks in their final meeting of the season. The Flames had won the previous two matches by identical 4-3 overtime decisions, and looked to sweep the season series against the Blackhawks for the first time since … Continue reading About Last Night #53: Flames sweep season series against Blackhawks

About Last Night #52: Thanks to Mr. Overtime, the skid stops at six

Two crushing regulation defeats in a row made Saturday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks a must win for the Calgary Flames. With Chicago only a few points behind them in the playoff race, the Flames needed to shake their six game losing streak before too much ground was lost. The Flames got off to a … Continue reading About Last Night #52: Thanks to Mr. Overtime, the skid stops at six

About Last Night #51: Lightning strikes twice, Flames find another spectacular way to lose

After suffering one of their most devastating losses of the season against the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday, the Calgary Flames faced a tough rebound game as the Tampa Bay Lightning rolled into town. Facing the best team in the league is never an easy task, but on the heels of a five game losing … Continue reading About Last Night #51: Lightning strikes twice, Flames find another spectacular way to lose

About Last Night #50: Flames feel weird winning in regulation, decide to give game away to Vegas

For 58 minutes, the Calgary Flames were the better team. For 58 minutes, the Flames outscored, outchanced, and outplayed the Western Conference leading Vegas Golden Knights, and looked to flip their recent four game losing streak around with a big win. For 58 minutes, the Flames seemed to be on the up and up and … Continue reading About Last Night #50: Flames feel weird winning in regulation, decide to give game away to Vegas

Connor McDavid, License to Extinguish? #97 and the Battle of Alberta

If you had to name one of the most noteworthy and historic rivalries in the NHL, the Battle of Alberta would find itself near the top of that list. During its peak when both teams were Stanley Cup contenders, the games between these the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers were filled with nastiness, hall of … Continue reading Connor McDavid, License to Extinguish? #97 and the Battle of Alberta

About Last Night #49: Flames lose in similar fashion, twice in one game.

In what is being called the best game of the season by many hockey pundits, the Calgary Flames suffered their fourth straight overtime defeat. This also happened to be their seventh straight loss to the Edmonton Oilers in the Battle of Alberta, as Connor McDavid continues to dominate Calgary during his NHL career. Calgary once … Continue reading About Last Night #49: Flames lose in similar fashion, twice in one game.

About Last Night #48: Flames lose third straight in extra time

The Flames played host the Los Angeles Kings last night, looking to extend their point streak to 10 games and get back into the win column after dropping two straight contests. One point ahead of the Kings with a game in hand, this game was a great chance to get some breathing room in the … Continue reading About Last Night #48: Flames lose third straight in extra time

About Last Night #45: Flames enter bye week on seven game win streak

The Calgary Flames wrapped up their road trip with a 4-1 victory against the Carolina Hurricanes last night. Having won the previous six games, the Flames extended their season-long winning streak to seven, and moved into second place in the Pacific Division, eighth overall in the NHL, and 11 points ahead of the Oilers despite … Continue reading About Last Night #45: Flames enter bye week on seven game win streak

About Last Night #44: Flames extend season-long winning streak to six games

The Calgary Flames finished the Florida portion of their road trip with a 4-2 win over the Panthers last night. On the second half of a back-to-back, David Rittich made his fourth NHL start and after a 5-1 against the Tampa Bay Lightning the day before, the Flames were looking to continue their momentum. There … Continue reading About Last Night #44: Flames extend season-long winning streak to six games