Matthew Tkachuk #19 of the Calgary Flames and teammates celebrate their 6-5 overtime win against the Philadelphia Flyers after an NHL game on December 12, 2018 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

How the Flames have fared for December star selections

The Calgary Flames held first place in the Pacific Division for the entirety of December, and ascended their way atop the entire NHL. Thanks to spectacular play from their top players, they find themselves having one of their first halves in franchise history. The Flames were scheduled for 14 games in December and out of … Continue reading How the Flames have fared for December star selections

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The Win Column NHL Power Rankings data visualization for the Pacific Division from Weeks 1 through 9.

TWC Power Rankings year-to-date summary

The 2018-19 NHL season is rapidly approaching the mid-way mark. Stanley Cup favourites have differentiated themselves from the rest of the league, the foggy playoff picture has cleared up more and more with each passing game, and all the same, anything can happen by the end of the regular season. Now is a good a … Continue reading TWC Power Rankings year-to-date summary

Johnny Gaudreau, Sean Monahan, Mark Giordano, Elias Lindholm celebrate a goal.

How the Flames have fared for October star selections

The first month of the 2018-19 season is officially over for the Calgary Flames. They have played 13 games, and have a respectable 7-5-1 record. They have often looked dominant, but just as often looked dismal. As the Flames continue to work out what kind of team they are, certain players have already been standouts, … Continue reading How the Flames have fared for October star selections

Sean Monahan, Matthew Tkachuk, and Elias Lindholm celebrate after Lindholm scored the game-winning goal against Vancouver Canucks

About Last Night #2: Flames ride three PP goals to victory in home opener

It was a doozy at the 'Dome. The Calgary Flames, reeling after their uninspiring opening day loss to the Vancouver Canucks just three nights prior, hosted the same Canucks for a rematch last night. Travis Hamonic, out with a facial fracture after fighting Erik Gudbranson for a late hit on rookie Dillon Dube just eight … Continue reading About Last Night #2: Flames ride three PP goals to victory in home opener

Elias Pettersson watches the puck come out of the net after scoring past goalie Mike Smith

About Last Night #1: Death, taxes, and the Flames losing the season opener

Hockey is finally back! The Calgary Flames opened the 2018-19 season on the road in Vancouver last night to face the Canucks. The Flames entered the contest looking to put an end to the longest active losing streak in season openers in the NHL at 0-7-1. Dillon Dube and Juuso Valimaki were playing in their … Continue reading About Last Night #1: Death, taxes, and the Flames losing the season opener