About Last Night #48: Flames’ win streak ends at five with loss to Sabres

CALGARY, AB - JANUARY 16: Garnet Hathaway #21 of the Calgary Flames crashes the net against the Buffalo Sabres at Scotiabank Saddledome on January 16, 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames were finally back in action on Wednesday evening, after a much needed two day break. The Flames entered last night's contest against the Buffalo Sabres with a five game winning streak that they were looking to extend to a season-high six games. David Rittich would return to the crease, even after Mike…

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About Last Night #42: Flames fall to Bruins in a back and forth affair

The Flames were in action on Thursday night, in the second game of a back-to-back situation. After taking the victory in Detroit, the Flames looked to continue their 2019 winning ways against the Boston Bruins. In the second game of a four game road trip, Calgary would once again go back to Mike Smith in…

About Last Night #41: Flames storm back to start 2019 on a winning note

Welcome to 2019 Flames Fans! The Calgary Flames looked to start off the new year on the right foot, as they were in Detroit to take on the Red Wings Wednesday evening. The Flames were struck with bad news earlier in the day, as David Rittich would be listed as day-to-day with a lower body…

About Last Night #40: Flames finish 2018 atop the Pacific with big win over Sharks

It was probably one of the biggest games of the year. The Calgary Flames' final game of 2018 was a fierce battle against the San Jose Sharks, with the winner going home in first place in the Pacific Division to close out the calendar year. In a game with high stakes, it did not disappoint.…

About Last Night #39: Flames fall in overtime, cold streak continues

  With just one win in their last four games, the Calgary Flames looked to get back on track against the Vancouver Canucks last night. The season series was knotted at one win apiece going into the game, and unlike the Flames, the Canucks were on a roll as of late. The Canucks were the…

Sunday Census: Goalie prospects, first NHL goals, and unnecessarily early playoff predictions

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/1068725233253724160…

Sunday Census: First Quarter MVP, Dillon Dube, and personal achievements

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/1065818013486637056…

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…

TWC Calgary Flames Player Rankings: Quarter 1

The Calgary Flames wrapped up the first quarter of the 2018-19 season with an thrilling win over their rival Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. It was a game that seemed to right the Flames ship, marking a bounceback win after dropping three of their previous four contests. It's been a wild ride so far, and…

Sunday Census: James Neal, a Nylander trade, and bringing back an all time great

Welcome to The Win Column’s newest weekly feature: Sunday Census. Throughout the week, TWC 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…