In the second game of a five-game road trip, the Calgary Flames started off well with a strong first period capped off by a Matthew Tkachuk goal. Brad Marchand answered back in the second while shorthanded to pull the Boston Bruins back even, but Sean Monahan put two past Tuukka Rask to put the Flames … Continue reading About Last Night 64: Flames put together complete effort, get revenge on the Bruins
The Calgary Flames started off very strong against a Detroit Red Wings team that was missing several key pieces, held out of the lineup prior to the trade deadline. Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan put the Flames up by two in the first period before Dylan Larkin pulled the Wings back to within one. In … Continue reading About Last Night 63: Flames fry Red Wings in Motor City
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! The … Continue reading Sunday Census: How should the Flames approach the trade deadline?
In what was a franchise record setting start, the Flames scored three goals in the first 3.23, but end the period tied with the Bruins. The visitors scored a fourth goal just seconds into the third, but a Matthew Tkachuk fight and a number of good chances late could not give them the win. Statistical … Continue reading About Last Night 62: Flames start red hot but lose to Boston Bruins
After giving up eight goals to the Chicago Blackhawks two days prior, the Calgary Flames bounced back in a big way with a 6-4 win over the Anaheim Ducks yesterday afternoon. Andrew Mangiapane led the way with three goals in his first career hat-trick performance, and Cam Talbot out dueled Ryan Miller to record his … Continue reading About Last Night 61: Mangiapane hat-trick leads Flames over Ducks
Returning home from a largely successful road trip, the Flames looked to win their first game in the Saddledome since January 11th. Things got off to a bad start with Jonathan Toews scoring on the Blackhawks' first shot on net. The Flames answered back and Sam Bennett tied it up. Chicago scored again later in … Continue reading About Last Night 60: Flames lose fifth straight at home, doubled up by Blackhawks
The Flames came out absolutely flying in this one. Elias Lindholm jammed a loose puck past John Gibson to open the scoring, then Andrew Mangiapane picked up an errant pass and fed Mikael Backlund, who made no mistake in popping it into the back of the net. The goals kept coming. Oliver Kylington walked in … Continue reading About Last Night 59: Flames demolish Ducks at Honda Center
In the opening period, the Flames looked like a team that was missing defencemen. They were giving the Kings a number of clear chances, but David Rittich shut the door. The Flames opened the scoring midway through the second. Cal Petersen misplayed the puck to Matthew Tkachuk, who fed Mikael Backlund in front of the … Continue reading About Last Night 58: Rittich shines, Flames struggle in loss to Kings
Another game, another huge 6-2 victory. The Flames started quickly with three goals in the first ten minutes, from Milan Lucic, Tobias Rieder, and Zac Rinaldo. San Jose would add one before the end of the period from Erik Karlsson. The teams traded goals in the second, with Mark Jankowski getting the goal for the … Continue reading About Last Night 57: Flames win second straight in convincing fashion, take down Sharks 6-2
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! Mark … Continue reading Sunday Census: How do the Flames respond to Giordano’s injury?