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

About Last Night #67: Flames’ playoff hopes take another hit with OT loss to Penguins

All signs pointed to last nights outing against the defending champions being another deflating loss for the Flames. Jon Gillies surrendered two goals in the first 3:05 of the game and the Flames were playing comeback almost since the opening faceoff. It did not look promising, and the Flames desperately needed points to climb back … Continue reading About Last Night #67: Flames’ playoff hopes take another hit with OT loss to Penguins

About Last Night #66: King Henrik deems the Flames not playoff worthy

The Calgary Flames returned home to face the rebuilding New York Rangers on a cold and snowy Alberta evening. After losing their previous two games in regulation, Friday night's contest was undoubtedly viewed as a must win for the team. Unfortunately what can only be described as pathetic fallacy, the team suffered another puzzling defeat, as … Continue reading About Last Night #66: King Henrik deems the Flames not playoff worthy

About Last Night #65: Flames keep digging themselves a bigger hole after losing their composure to Colorado

Well, that wasn't very fun. The Calgary Flames finished their quick back-to-back road trip in Denver against the Colorado Avalanche. Coming off of being shutout by the Stars, the Flames were in dire need of a victory to keep their playoff chase alive in the west. What we got was just another bizarre and disappointing … Continue reading About Last Night #65: Flames keep digging themselves a bigger hole after losing their composure to Colorado

About Last Night #64: Flames fire blanks as Bishop posts shutout

The Calgary Flames find themselves in the thick of the Western Conference playoff race. With so many games against opponents in a similar situation, every game matters, especially those against other bubble teams. Last night's showdown between the Flames and Dallas Stars was exactly that: a Western showdown with big playoff implications. Still without starting … Continue reading About Last Night #64: Flames fire blanks as Bishop posts shutout

About Last Night #63: Flames bury Colorado in an Avalanche on home ice

In between road trips, the Calgary Flames made a quick one game stop in Alberta to take on the visiting Colorado Avalanche. With only two points separating the teams in the Western Conference standings, these types of games become even more crucial. Colorado held two games in hand on the Flames entering Saturday afternoon's contest, … Continue reading About Last Night #63: Flames bury Colorado in an Avalanche on home ice