The Flames’ prospect pool is drying up

After nearly two months off since they exited the playoffs, the Calgary Flames will be getting back to action in the coming days. With the 2019 NHL Draft on Friday evening, there are bound to be fireworks that draw in a lot of attention. Knowing Brad Treliving, and the rumours of increased activity, there is … Continue reading The Flames’ prospect pool is drying up

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Mark Giordano of the Calgary Flames defends against Vladimir Tarasenko of the St. Louis Blues

About Last Night #4: Flames fall flat in St. Louis

In game two of an important tone setting road trip, the Calgary Flames were looking to win three straight games after starting the season with a loss. Coming off the strong shutout victory over the Predators, the Flames were facing a St. Louis Blues squad that were still looking for their first win to wrap … Continue reading About Last Night #4: Flames fall flat in St. Louis

Johnny Gaudreau and Brad Marchand pose for a picture at the All Star Game in Columbus

Changing of the guard: Small skill reigning tall in the new NHL

The NHL has a longstanding reputation of being a tough league. Players were always lauded for their size, grit and toughness. A set of grinders was seen as an essential part of every team’s lineup, despite their ability to actually play the game of hockey. If they generated a fight, that was a roster spot … Continue reading Changing of the guard: Small skill reigning tall in the new NHL

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