Creating the Calgary Flames’ New Years resolutions

2020 was not a good year for most things. Between a global pandemic, numerous lockdowns, economic uncertainty, and so much more, there were fewer moments of joy for most than there were in previous years. For the Flames, a similar story emerged. A marginal season ended prematurely, and while they won their first round series … Continue reading Creating the Calgary Flames’ New Years resolutions

The Calgary Flames have big questions to answer on defence

Although there are still at least a couple months until the NHL season gets going, it feels as though the Flames have made many of their big roster moves for this season. With little space left under the cap and with little in the way of movement right now, the Flames seem to have finalized … Continue reading The Calgary Flames have big questions to answer on defence

The Flames are set to lose a key player in the Seattle Expansion Draft

The Calgary Flames have been busy this offseason re-tooling and re-vamping their roster in hopes of a Stanley Cup push in the 2020-21 season. On paper, the team looks to be deeply improved compared to how they finished at the end of last season. Time will tell just exactly how much the team has improved, … Continue reading The Flames are set to lose a key player in the Seattle Expansion Draft

Assessing the rumours and moves the Calgary Flames didn’t make during free agency

The Calgary Flames made a number of moves over the past week since the completion of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. They lost a number of lineup regulars from last season, while also adding a number one goaltender in Jacob Markstrom and a solid defensive defenseman in Chris Tanev. There were handful of other decisions … Continue reading Assessing the rumours and moves the Calgary Flames didn’t make during free agency

Appreciating everything TJ Brodie did with the Calgary Flames

After 634 games in a Flames uniform, TJ Brodie's time with the Calgary Flames has officially come to an end. Although the team would have loved to keep him around for another few seasons, Brodie opted to sign a four year, $20M contract with his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs. Although there was easily enough space … Continue reading Appreciating everything TJ Brodie did with the Calgary Flames

Assessing the Calgary Flames’ 2020 NHL Draft results

After what seemed like an eternity, the remaining rounds of the 2020 NHL Entry draft came to a close on Wednesday evening. The Calgary Flames, who had a total of eight selections through seven rounds, now have a number of fresh prospects joining the pipeline. There were some slam dunks, some well regarded picks, and … Continue reading Assessing the Calgary Flames’ 2020 NHL Draft results

Recapping the news and notes from the Flames ‘virtual’ locker cleanout

After being eliminated in six games on Thursday evening to the Dallas Stars, the Flames were finally back in action. That is of course on the annual "locker cleanout" or "garbage bag day" that the Flames hosted virtually this year due to obvious reasons. There were lots of important topics covered by a wide range … Continue reading Recapping the news and notes from the Flames ‘virtual’ locker cleanout

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: Thoughts from Game #1

Opponent   Edmonton Oilers vs CGY Result Led by a Connor McDavid opening night hat trick, the Flames were shutout on opening night losing 3-0. Calgary was only able to muster 26 shots to Edmonton's 45, and were only able to generate 10 scoring chances the whole game. While there may be an overwhelming "Fire … Continue reading About Last Night: Thoughts from Game #1