About Last Night #32: The Flames complete another miraculous comeback

The Calgary Flames were back in action on Wednesday night after a two day break since their Battle of Alberta loss. They played host to the Philadelphia Flyers, who are embroiled in the midst of an organizational shift. The visiting team hasn't been playing their best hockey, but still only find themselves seven points out…

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About Last Night #31: Flames’ win streak ends with shutout loss to Oilers

Johnny Gaudreau of the Calgary Flames takes a sharp angle shot on Mikko Koskinen of the Edmonton Oilers. December 9, 2018.

The Calgary Flames woke up yesterday morning atop the Pacific Division and the Western Conference. They were on a five game winning streak and despite a difficult schedule and set to play their third game in four nights, had a chance to rise to second overall in the NHL with a win over their rival…

About Last Night #28: Flames storm back against the Blue Jackets in an absolute barn burner

The final leg of the Flames' annual fathers trip was an absolute wild one. Coming off their grinding win against the Chicago Blackhawks, the Flames and their fathers were in for a much greater emotional roller-coaster on Tuesday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets. In what was originally projected to be a showdown between two of…

How the Flames have fared for November star selections

Elias Lindholm celebrates a goal with Johnny Gaudreau, Travis Hamonic, Sean Monahan, and Noah Hanifin.

The second month of the season concluded with the Calgary Flames comfortably in a playoff spot. As the calendar flipped over to December, they were first the Pacific with games in hand to boot. They entered December with a 15-9-2 record. How did star selections look for them in November? In 13 games played, 39…

About Last Night #27: Flames hang on to defeat Blackhawks on the road

The Calgary Flames opened up a short two-game road trip last night at the United Center to face the Chicago Blackhawks. The Flames won the previous meeting between the two teams, and looked to win the season series with a second win. Also on the table: a return to the top of the Pacific Division…

About Last Night #26: Flames take care of business against Kings

After what was a disappointing outcome against the Dallas Stars for many reasons, the Flames were right back to work against the lowly Los Angeles Kings. The Flames held the edge in the season series, after previously blanking the Kings on home ice early in the season. It has been a season to forget already for…

About Last Night #25: Flames stage third period comeback, but fall in OT to the Stars

The Calgary Flames returned home from a desert road trip that produced mixed results. On one hand they dominated the Coyotes, but on the other they were shutout by the Golden Knights. The Flames were looking for more of the former as they were back in the Saddledome to face the visiting Dallas Stars. Playing…

About Last Night #24: Flames dominate Coyotes to regain top spot in Pacific

After suffering their first shutout loss against the Vegas Golden Knights, the Calgary Flames looked to bounce back against the struggling Arizona Coyotes yesterday afternoon in Glendale. Mike Smith returned to the Flames' crease after David Rittich had started the previous four games, and it was a critical game for him to show the Flames…

About Last Night #23: Flames draw a blank and get shutout in Vegas

The Calgary Flames faced off against the Vegas Golden Knights for the second time this week. Reverse jersey night was in full effect as the home team opted to wear their white jerseys. The team wearing red couldn't score and were ultimately shutout for the first time this season. The game got off to a…

About Last Night #22: Flames use another hot start and more Rittich brilliance to down Jets

The Calgary Flames faced one of their toughest opponents so far in 2018-19 in the Winnipeg Jets. Looking to earn their third win in their four game home-stand, the Flames showed up, played their hockey, and got their two points. They head into American Thanksgiving atop the Pacific division. The game started off on the…