The Calgary Flames returned home on a four-game road trip where they were winners of three. They met the Colorado Avalanche for their third and final meeting of the season. The Flames got up to an early 1-0 lead from a mix-and-match forward line. With Elias Lindholm taking a breather after a penalty kill, James … Continue reading About Last Night #45: Rittich rescues the Flames to sweep the season series against the Avalanche
The Calgary Flames gave up three separate leads in their bout against the Dallas Stars. One day removed from American Thanksgiving, the Stars were probably adding the Flames' defensemen onto their list of things they're thankful for. On multiple occasions, the Flames were unable to clear the puck from their zone and instead gifted the … Continue reading About Last Night #22: Down in Dallas
It was a night to forget for the Calgary Flames as they fell 1-0 to the Columbus Blue Jackets in overtime. After appearing nearly unbeatable in extra time the last few seasons, a costly TJ Brodie turnover led to the only goal of the game, reducing the Flames' overtime record to 12-3 over the last … Continue reading About Last Night #21: Feeling Blue in Ohio
The Flames found themselves in a 3-1 hole at the end of the first period, but managed to battle back to beat the Philadelphia Flyers in overtime yesterday afternoon. This was the first time ex-Flames goaltender Brian Elliott faced his old teammates, and was burned for five goals in the Flyers loss. Mike Smith made his … Continue reading About Last *Afternoon* #19: Monahan Scores Hatty against Elliott
Opponent Monday: St. Louis Blues @ CGY Result Dominating the Blues in all situations, the Flames capped their seven game home stand with a 7-4 win last night. With a 5-2 record over this stretch, the Flames finally appear to be living up to their potential and are starting to get scoring from the bottom … Continue reading About Last Night: Thoughts From Game #17
Opponent Sunday: New Jersey Devils @ CGY Result The Calgary Flames recovered from another rough start to beat the New Jersey Devils 5-4 in a shootout. Mike Smith probably had his worst game as a Flame, yet still made several incredible saves to bail out his teammates during a less than stellar first period. This … Continue reading About Last Night: Thoughts from Game #14
When Jarome Iginla was traded from the Calgary Flames in 2013, a hole was left both on and off the ice. He wore the “C” for over 10 years, was firmly integrated into the greater Calgary community, and was the quintessential embodiment of a leader. Besides being a highly accomplished hockey player, he was a … Continue reading O Captain! My Captain! – Who Wears the Flames’ “C” Next?
Opponent Carolina Hurricanes vs CGY Result Coming off a four day break, the Calgary Flames were not ready for this one. The Carolina Hurricanes were better in almost every aspect of the game, out shooting the Flames 33-26 and winning the game by a final score of 2-1. Jeff Skinner gave the Flames a serious … Continue reading About Last Night: Thoughts on Game #7