Comparing the 2000-01 Penguins to the 2018-19 Flames

During the Saturday night matchup between the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks, the Flames reached a feat that hasn't been accomplished by any team in nearly two decades. Five Flames have managed to reach the 70 point milestone this season: Johnny Gaudreau, Elias Lindholm, Matthew Tkachuk, Sean Monahan, and the latest Flame to do so, … Continue reading Comparing the 2000-01 Penguins to the 2018-19 Flames

Calgary Flames captain Jarome Iginla takes to the ice. (Jeff McIntosh/CP)

Revisiting Jarome Iginla’s best games, year by year

Well, it's finally here. It's Jarome Iginla Day, and by the time the clock turns to tomorrow, Iginla's banner will be hanging high in the Saddledome alongside Lanny McDonald and Mike Vernon's. No doubt about it, it will be a highly emotional day for the city of Calgary as well as all Flames supporters around … Continue reading Revisiting Jarome Iginla’s best games, year by year

Jarome Iginla’s greatest moments on every team he played for

Jarome Iginla has had himself one of the best NHL careers of all-time. Falling just shy of winning the Stanley Cup, he's done virtually everything else he could have ever hoped for in his hockey career. He's won almost every trophy, medal, and title a hockey player could ask for, and will surely be inducted … Continue reading Jarome Iginla’s greatest moments on every team he played for

Johnny Gaudreau poses with the Lady Byng Trophy he won in 2017.

Johnny Gaudreau might be the best left winger in the NHL

When the Calgary Flames selected Johnny Gaudreau 104th overall in the 2011 Draft, they had no idea how big of an impact he would make in the NHL. Listed generously at 5’-9” and 175 pounds, the 2018 version of Gaudreau is, if you can believe it, bigger, and stronger than the one who slipped on … Continue reading Johnny Gaudreau might be the best left winger in the NHL

Weekly Win Column: Week 7

What a week in the NHL. The Vadim Shipachyov saga has finally concluded with his repayment of his $2M signing bonus and a "voluntary" retirement from the NHL. His frustration and apparent feud with the Vegas Golden Knights is unlikely to blow over just yet, however. After returning to Russia, Shipachyov sounded off about how … Continue reading Weekly Win Column: Week 7