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

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