Sunday Census: Playoff performers, first round match-up, scariest team in the West, and Infinity Stone madness

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! https://twitter.com/wincolumnblog/status/1112002422027620352…

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How the Flames have handled back-to-backs this season

This weekend, the Calgary Flames will play on back to back nights for the 10th and final time against the San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings. This mark of 10 ties the Flames for the fewest number of back-to-backs in the NHL this season with the Colorado Avalanche, Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers, and…

About Last Night #78: Flames score six unanswered to roast the Ducks

CALGARY, AB - MARCH 29: Sean Monahan #23 of the Calgary Flames skates against Adam Henrique #14 of the Anaheim Ducks during an NHL game on March 29, 2019 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

The last two games haven't been the Calgary Flames' best, but luckily the same can be said for the rest of the Pacific division. Therefore, the Flames still control their own destiny in terms of clinching home ice throughout the playoffs, but a win against the lowly Anaheim Ducks would surely help right the ship.…

The Calgary Flames will win the Cup because they have all six Infinity Stones

Bill Peters coaching the Calgary Flames. Photo by Mark Humphrey/Associated Press/File

Come April 2019, the Avengers will be doing #WhateverItTakes to stop Thanos, and the Calgary Flames will be doing #WhateverItTakes to win the Stanley Cup. Not unlike the Avengers, the Flames have enjoyed their fair share of stopping the bad guys. They've ascended to the top of the NHL, only behind the Thanos Bay Lightning.…

About Last Night #77: Penalty kill falters, Flames fall short in loss to the Stars

CALGARY, AB - MARCH 27: Matthew Tkachuk #19 of the Calgary Flames tries to tip the puck past Ben Bishop #30 of the Dallas Stars during an NHL game on March 27, 2019 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames looked to get back into the win column on Wednesday night in the middle game of a three game home-stand as they took on the Dallas Stars. The Flames turned back to David Rittich in net, who backed up Mike Smith for a few games due to sickness. The first period had…

About Last Night #76: Flames can’t solve Campbell, get shutout by Kings

CALGARY, AB - MARCH 25: Andrew Mangiapane #88 of the Calgary Flames and Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings compete for position in front of Jack Campbell #36 of the Los Angeles Kings during an NHL game where the Calgary Flames hosted the Los Angeles Kings on March 25, 2019 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

On the heels of three straight victories and increasing their point cushion on the Western Conference to six points, the Flames were back in action against the Los Angeles Kings. The second worst team in the NHL this season didn't present an interesting match-up, but pre-game comments from Drew Doughty made things much more interesting.…

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,…

About Last Night #75: Giordano leads Flames to win over Canucks; continues to build case for Norris

VANCOUVER, BC - MARCH 23: Jacob Markstrom #25 of the Vancouver Canucks looks on dejected as Garnet Hathaway #21 of the Calgary Flames celebrates a Calgary goal during their NHL game at Rogers Arena March 23, 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames traveled to Vancouver to take on the Canucks on an abbreviated road trip before a three game home stand. With the Flames looking to further pad their lead atop the Pacific Division and Western Conference, the Canucks wouldn't go down easy as they fight for their playoff lives. The scoring got started…

Sunday Census: Game One starter, bringing back an old Flame, and possible Stockton call ups

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! https://twitter.com/wincolumnblog/status/1109470029987213312…

About Last Night #74: Flames dominate at home against the Senators

CALGARY, AB - MARCH 21: Andrew Mangiapane #88, TJ Brodie #7 and teammates of the Calgary Flames celebrate a goal against the Ottawa Senators during an NHL game on March 21, 2019 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames welcomed the Ottawa Senators for the second instalment of the Battle of the Tkachuks. On a night where little brother Brady Tkachuk was oft seen frustrated, big brother Matthew Tkachuk got the last laugh with a goal and an assist, and more importantly, the win. The Senators opened up the scoring on…