About Last Night Playoff Game 4: Flames overwhelm Jets to win series

This one was one for the books. Right off the opening draw, Milan Lucic and Nathan Beaulieu dropped the gloves in a spirited fight, which set the tone for the game. While both players were in the box, Erik Gustafsson's point shot was stopped by Connor Hellebuyck, but the rebound was picked up by Dillon … Continue reading About Last Night Playoff Game 4: Flames overwhelm Jets to win series

About Last Night Playoff Game 3: Flames blow out Jets to take stranglehold on series

The first period was very back and forth but halfway through the first, Dmitri Kulikov played an incredible pass to Nikolaj Ehlers who put the puck past Cam Talbot far side. Just nine seconds later the Jets took a careless penalty, and just nine seconds after that, the Flames evened the score. Elias Lindholm redirected … Continue reading About Last Night Playoff Game 3: Flames blow out Jets to take stranglehold on series

EDMONTON, ALBERTA - JULY 28: Gaetan Haas #91 of the Edmonton Oilers battles with Andrew Mangiapane #88 of the Calgary Flames during the first period of the exhibition game prior to the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place on July 28, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta. (Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images)

About Last Night Exhibition Game 1: Calgary Flames push hard but cannot beat McDavid, Oilers

Hockey is finally back! The Flames took a few minutes to get settled into this one, and in that time, they fell behind early on a goal from Kailer Yamamoto. They then took an early penalty against the league's best power play team, and Connor McDavid made them pay, putting them down 2-0. In the … Continue reading About Last Night Exhibition Game 1: Calgary Flames push hard but cannot beat McDavid, Oilers

Sunday Census: Playoffs! The goalie debate and x-factors for the Flames

Welcome back to The Sunday Census. Throughout the week, The Win Column will be posing topical and intriguing polls on Twitter (@wincolumnblog) to gauge the fan-base’s stance on pressing issues. Want to make sure your opinion is taken into effect? Vote in the polls, start a debate, and propose alternative suggestions on the polls! The … Continue reading Sunday Census: Playoffs! The goalie debate and x-factors for the Flames

Visualising team scoring across the NHL at the time of the COVID-19 pause

It's been ten days since there was an NHL hockey game. It's felt way longer, hasn't it? There's undoubtedly been much more time to look back at what's ensued so far in the 2019-20 NHL season as we are all making do without sports. Let's keep up the social distancing and explore some stories of … Continue reading Visualising team scoring across the NHL at the time of the COVID-19 pause

The Comeback Kids – Part 3: A look back at the Flames’ craziest comebacks

The comebacks get up to date in Part 3 of our Comeback Kids series. Missed the first two parts? Relive the magic here: The Comeback Kids - Part 1: 2014-15 Season The Comeback Kids - Part 2: 2015-16 - 2017-18 NHL Seasons Finally, we look at the last two seasons. The Flames didn't accomplish the … Continue reading The Comeback Kids – Part 3: A look back at the Flames’ craziest comebacks

The Comeback Kids – Part 2: A look back at the Flames’ craziest comebacks

The comebacks continue in Part 2 of our Comeback Kids series. Missed the first part that covered the ridiculous 2014-15 season? Get up to date here: The Comeback Kids - Part 1: 2014-15 Season Today, we take a look at the next three seasons. Each with their own memorable moments, including big wins, heartbreak losses, … Continue reading The Comeback Kids – Part 2: A look back at the Flames’ craziest comebacks

About Last Night 70: Flames come back but can’t hold on against Vegas Golden Knights

The Flames started this game the wrong way — Tomas Nosek and Nick Holden scored on David Rittich in the first period for the early lead. Not the start the Flames' netminder was looking for after sitting out the previous three games. Max Pacioretty added to Vegas' lead on the power play early in the … Continue reading About Last Night 70: Flames come back but can’t hold on against Vegas Golden Knights

Sunday Census: Big blueline decisions, and potential playoff seeds

Welcome back to The Sunday Census. Throughout the week, The Win Column will be posing topical and intriguing polls on Twitter (@wincolumnblog) to gauge the fan-base’s stance on pressing issues. Want to make sure your opinion is taken into effect? Vote in the polls, start a debate, and propose alternative suggestions on the polls! The … Continue reading Sunday Census: Big blueline decisions, and potential playoff seeds

About Last Night 69: The Flames pick up nice win over Arizona Coyotes

Image The Coyotes opened this one up quickly. Taylor Hall opened the scoring just 1.11 into the first on the Coyotes' first shot on net. However just a few minutes after that, the Flames got two quick goals. The first one was on the power play, where Johnny Gaudreau got his 18th of the season … Continue reading About Last Night 69: The Flames pick up nice win over Arizona Coyotes