EDMONTON, ALBERTA - JULY 28: Gaetan Haas #91 of the Edmonton Oilers battles with Andrew Mangiapane #88 of the Calgary Flames during the first period of the exhibition game prior to the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place on July 28, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta. (Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images)

About Last Night Exhibition Game 1: Calgary Flames push hard but cannot beat McDavid, Oilers

Hockey is finally back! The Flames took a few minutes to get settled into this one, and in that time, they fell behind early on a goal from Kailer Yamamoto. They then took an early penalty against the league's best power play team, and Connor McDavid made them pay, putting them down 2-0. In the … Continue reading About Last Night Exhibition Game 1: Calgary Flames push hard but cannot beat McDavid, Oilers

Sunday Census: Playoffs! The goalie debate and x-factors for the Flames

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: Playoffs! The goalie debate and x-factors for the Flames

About Last Night 70: Flames come back but can’t hold on against Vegas Golden Knights

The Flames started this game the wrong way — Tomas Nosek and Nick Holden scored on David Rittich in the first period for the early lead. Not the start the Flames' netminder was looking for after sitting out the previous three games. Max Pacioretty added to Vegas' lead on the power play early in the … Continue reading About Last Night 70: Flames come back but can’t hold on against Vegas Golden Knights

Sunday Census: Big blueline decisions, and potential playoff seeds

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: Big blueline decisions, and potential playoff seeds

About Last Night 69: The Flames pick up nice win over Arizona Coyotes

Image The Coyotes opened this one up quickly. Taylor Hall opened the scoring just 1.11 into the first on the Coyotes' first shot on net. However just a few minutes after that, the Flames got two quick goals. The first one was on the power play, where Johnny Gaudreau got his 18th of the season … Continue reading About Last Night 69: The Flames pick up nice win over Arizona Coyotes

About Last Night 68: Flames complete the comeback, knock off Columbus Blue Jackets in OT

The Flames started this one off very slowly. A number of defensive breakdowns and they were down 2-0 on goals from Devin Shore and Gustav Nyquist. From there the Flames applied some pressure, but the Jackets played a strong defensive game through the second, and held the Flames mostly to the outside. It seemed that … Continue reading About Last Night 68: Flames complete the comeback, knock off Columbus Blue Jackets in OT

SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 1: Johnny Gaudreau #13 of the Calgary Flames celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on March 1, 2020 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images)

About Last Night 67: Flames finish road trip on a high note, shutting out Panthers

The Calgary Flames are heading back to the Saddledome finding themselves third in the Pacific Division thanks to a successful road trip and some out of town help. They capped it off with a shutout win over the Florida Panthers. The game had several big stories worth mentioning. Johnny Gaudreau scored an emotional goal after … Continue reading About Last Night 67: Flames finish road trip on a high note, shutting out Panthers

Sunday Census: NHL Trade Deadline thoughts and identifying the Flames top players

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: NHL Trade Deadline thoughts and identifying the Flames top players

About Last Night #66: Flames no match for Lightning in Tampa Bay

A few days after suffering a heart breaking OT loss to the Nashville Predators, the Flames were back in action against the insufferable Tampa Bay Lightning. The Lightning entered the game having lost their previous four contests, but you wouldn't have known watching this match-up. The Flames fell behind 3-0 at one point, and although … Continue reading About Last Night #66: Flames no match for Lightning in Tampa Bay

About Last Night 65: Flames squander regulation win, lose in overtime

The Flames started off strong, but with seconds left in the first, Colton Sissons put the Predators up by a goal. That would not last long. Just 26 seconds into the second, Rasmus Andersson put the Flames level. Just a few minutes after that Mikael Backlund pulled the Flames ahead by a goal. The Flames … Continue reading About Last Night 65: Flames squander regulation win, lose in overtime