About Last Night #18: Flames fall to San Jose, referees

With a nail-biter win against the Los Angeles Kings the night before, the Calgary Flames looked to close out their first California road trip with a winning record. Facing the surging San Jose Sharks, it was a tough task for the Flames who opted to insert Michael Stone into the lineup in favour of Rasmus…

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About Last Night #17: Big Save Dave shuts out Kings

After suffering a streak-ending loss to the Anaheim Ducks a few nights ago, the Calgary Flames continued their California road trip in the Staples Center last night against the Los Angeles Kings. With David Rittich tending the net, the Flames looked to get back into the win column against a Kings team that has struggled…

About Last Night #16: Flames’ third period magic fails against the Ducks

After a three day break that felt like an eternity, the Calgary Flames made their way south to start a three game California road trip. Starting off against the Anaheim Ducks, the Flames looked to extend their four game winning streak, while simultaneously attempt to exorcise more of their Honda Center demons. The Flames got…

About Last Night #14: Flames beat the odds and come back to beat the Avalanche

Sam Bennett of the Calgary Flames fights Ian Cole of the Colorado Avalanche.

Well, that was fun. After a successful quick two game road trip, with a dominant win against the Toronto Maple Leafs and comeback magic against the Buffalo Sabres, the Calgary Flames returned to the Saddledome to face the Colorado Avalanche. The Flames took the first meeting between the two teams, with a thrilling overtime victory…

About Last Night #11: Flames rebound strong, but fall in shootout to Capitals

Mike Smith of the Calgary Flames makes a save while Sean Monahan defends against Niklas Backstrom.

The Calgary Flames were in need of a major revitalization after Thursday's embarrassingly pathetic outing against the Penguins. Unfortunately, they weren't getting a break in as easy opponent, as the reigning Stanley Cup winners, the Washington Capitals, were in town for a Saturday matinee. With tensions high in Calgary, the Flames needed a solid performance…

About Last Night #8: Rittich shines bright on Broadway

Rittich makes save versus New York Rangers, October 21, 2018

Having not won at Madison Square Garden for nearly 10 years, The Calgary Flames looked to reverse their luck on Sunday night in their first matchup against the New York Rangers of the season. The Flames started the game off very flat. Were it not for a beautiful spin-o-rama goal by Johnny Gaudreau and a number of…

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

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

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…

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

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

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…

The ins and outs of the Calgary Flames opening night roster

Calgary Flames practising at the Rogers Arena prior to their 2018-19 season opener on October 3, 2018.

The Calgary Flames open their season on the road against the Vancouver Canucks. Eight players from last season are no longer a part of the organization, and seven players will make their official Flames debut. Ryan Pike of FlamesNation wrote an article about how the opening roster has changed from previous years, and this season…

About This Morning: O.R.G. NHL China Game #2

In their second overseas contest in the ORG NHL China Games, The Calgary Flames fell to the Boston Bruins 3-1 this morning. Playing in the Cadillac Arena in Beijing, the Flames will make the long journey back to Calgary with bonds and memories that will hopefully help them start the season on a high note.…