Calgary Flames 2020 draft preview: potential mid-first round picks

All signs point to the NHL moving forward with an early-June 2020 NHL draft. While we don't know exactly what this will look like, how the final draft order will be determined, or what will happen with the many unresolved conditional picks, it looks like the Flames will be picking somewhere around the middle of … Continue reading Calgary Flames 2020 draft preview: potential mid-first round picks

The best Flames win of the 2019-20 season – fan bracket

This season wasn't as dominating as the previous one that saw the Flames amass 50 wins and finish atop the Western Conference. However, they were still one of the better teams in the West, and were sitting in a playoff spot at the pause. It's been a turbulent season, to say the least. There were … Continue reading The best Flames win of the 2019-20 season – fan bracket

Breaking down the unresolved conditional 2020 NHL draft picks

If the NHL season does get cancelled, and the Stanley Cup playoffs do not occur, this would open up lots of questions about the NHL Draft. Currently, there are 14 unresolved conditional draft picks, which range from playoff participation, to playoff performance, to individual player performance during the course of the 2019-20 NHL season and … Continue reading Breaking down the unresolved conditional 2020 NHL draft picks

Breaking down where the Flames will pick in the 2020 draft

It's very possible that the Flames' season is over. Heading into the pause, the Flames sat in third place in the Pacific Division, primed for a first round playoff matchup against the Edmonton Oilers. It would have been the first Battle of Alberta playoff series in decades, and with all the drama surrounding the two … Continue reading Breaking down where the Flames will pick in the 2020 draft

Draft day questions looming if the NHL season is cancelled

It's beginning to look a lot like the NHL season will be cancelled. Just this week, commissioner Gary Bettman was interviewed by NBCSN, and discussed the possibility that if there are still games that will be played this season, they could happen in neutral locations away from regular home rinks. There has also been the … Continue reading Draft day questions looming if the NHL season is cancelled

Visualising the Calgary Flames’ 2019-20 shootout successes

The Calgary Flames of 2019-20 are quite different from the team they were last year. That includes their shootout performance too. In 2018-19, the Flames went 0-4 in the shootout. This season, they're 6-1. How did they turn the script inside out with such a drastic difference in the shootout? Let's breakdown what ensued during … Continue reading Visualising the Calgary Flames’ 2019-20 shootout successes