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

Behind the Bruise: Evaluating the Force of a Blocked Shot

Introduction One of the most fundamental aspects of engineering mechanics is the study of moving objects. Referred to as dynamics, this area of study aims to determine and predict the behaviour of various bodies as they move, accelerate, collide, and deform. This applies directly to hockey in many ways including the physics behind shots, passes, … Continue reading Behind the Bruise: Evaluating the Force of a Blocked Shot

Calgary Flames New Arena Timeline

Come September 18th, 2017, the Calgary Flames will be a part of a split squad game against the Edmonton Oilers. Half the club will be playing in Rogers Place, one of the league’s newest arenas, and the other half will be playing in the Scotiabank Saddledome, the league’s oldest. The search for a new home … Continue reading Calgary Flames New Arena Timeline

Why The Flames Must Protect Troy Brouwer

With the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft coming up in less than a week, it’s clear that the Calgary Flames have several decisions to make before they have to submit their protected players list. By 7 pm MDT, June 17, 2017, the Flames will have committed to who they’re going to protect and who they’re going … Continue reading Why The Flames Must Protect Troy Brouwer

Penguin vs. Predator: Who Would Win in a Fight?

The Stanley Cup Final is underway and features two very yellow teams in the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators. Like any classic Final matchup, we have a clear favourite and a clear underpredator. The Penguins have a chance to become the first team post lockout to repeat as Cup champions, and PK Subban has … Continue reading Penguin vs. Predator: Who Would Win in a Fight?

Brad Treliving’s Real Offseason Checklist

Phew. The Edmonton Oilers are finally eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs after losing game 7 last night to the Anaheim Ducks. That was a tough series for Flames fans; cheering for either team felt morally wrong on many levels. Not to mention the fact that the entire league has become accustomed to the Oilers … Continue reading Brad Treliving’s Real Offseason Checklist

High-stick? Scientific Analysis of Nate Thompson’s “Goal”

Introduction The Flames let a 4-1 lead slip away last night which ultimately resulted in an overtime loss and left their season in serious jeopardy. Reactions around the league are all over the spectrum: most Flames fans are screaming over a questionable goal that was under review for a high-stick, most Oilers fans are telling … Continue reading High-stick? Scientific Analysis of Nate Thompson’s “Goal”