About Last Night #59: Flames knock off Coyotes, earn back-to-back victories

The Calgary Flames were back in the Saddledome on Monday afternoon to face the Arizona Coyotes. After a rollercoaster of a trip through the east coast, the Flames were looking to extend their winning ways after just recently ending their slump against the Penguins. The Coyotes, on paper, presented that prime opportunity, as the past…

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About Last Night #58: Flames hold off late Penguins push, snap losing streak

PITTSBURGH, PA - FEBRUARY 16: Andrew Mangiapane #88 of the Calgary Flames celebrates his first period against the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena on February 16, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames looked to wrap up their four-game road trip on a high note during Saturday's matinee game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Going 0-1-2 so far on the trip, ending with a win would give the Flames much needed relief heading back to Calgary. It was a high scoring tilt between two of the…

About Last Night #57: Calgary Flames losing streak hits four games

The Calgary Flames continued their road trip through the Sunshine State, stopping in Sunrise to face the Florida Panthers. Coming off a stale loss to the Lightning, the Flames were looking to avoid their first four game losing streak of the season. The team would turn to Mike Smith between the pipes; David Rittich isn't doing himself…

About Last Night #55: Flames lose in a shootout to Canucks

The Calgary Flames finally did not have a multiple day break in between games, jumping right back into action against the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night. The Flames looked to avoid back-to-back regulation losses for the first time since mid-November. After being pulled against the San Jose Sharks, David Rittich would once again man the…

About Last Night #52: Flames fall flat out of the break, lose to Capitals

The Calgary Flames were finally, finally, back in action last night after an extended nine day break. It was a long hiatus without Flames hockey, especially with the team being on an absolute tear as of recent. The Flames entered Friday night's contest against the Washington Capitals on a nine game point streak, and remained…

A mid-season visualisation of Calgary Flames goals by scorer and game-state

The Calgary Flames are having some kind of run in 2018-19. Not only are they second in the NHL standings, they're also second in terms of goals for. At 190 goals scored in 51 games played, they're scoring at a prolific rate of 3.73 goals per game. Historically, in any given hockey game, a team…

Revisiting The Win Column’s Calgary Flames over/under predictions at the All-Star break

CALGARY, AB - JANUARY 18: Johnny Gaudreau #13 and teammates of the Calgary Flames celebrate a goal against the Detroit Red Wings during an NHL game on January 18, 2019 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

At the start of the 2018-19 season, we put out The Win Column's over/under predictions for this year's iteration of the Calgary Flames. As Johnny Gaudreau is spending his weekend in San Jose to participate in the 2019 All-Star Game, let's take a look at which predictions are holding true and which are probably doomed.…

About Last Night #48: Flames’ win streak ends at five with loss to Sabres

CALGARY, AB - JANUARY 16: Garnet Hathaway #21 of the Calgary Flames crashes the net against the Buffalo Sabres at Scotiabank Saddledome on January 16, 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames were finally back in action on Wednesday evening, after a much needed two day break. The Flames entered last night's contest against the Buffalo Sabres with a five game winning streak that they were looking to extend to a season-high six games. David Rittich would return to the crease, even after Mike…

About Last Night #47: Flames tie a franchise record in win against the Coyotes

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The Calgary Flames were back in action yesterday, looking to secure their 30th win of the season on Mark Giordano's 800th career NHL game. They faced the Arizona Coyotes, who had just played against the Edmonton Oilers the night prior. https://twitter.com/wincolumnblog/status/1084562403021316096 The game started slowly for both teams much of the first, but it was…

About Last Night #46: Flames battle back to beat the Panthers

CALGARY, AB - JANUARY 11: Sean Monahan #23 and Mark Giordano #5 of the Calgary Flames celebrate a goal against the Florida Panthers during an NHL game on January 11, 2019 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Friday night game between the Calgary Flames and the Florida Panthers got off to a slow start for the home team, while the visitors were hungry for redemption after blowing three separate leads to lose in the shootout against the Edmonton Oilers the night before. The Flames looked uncomfortable and it wasn't look before…