How the Flames couldn’t counter the Avalanche’s onslaught

Now that the ashes have settled, most fans will remember the 2018-19 Calgary Flames as the top seed in the West that bowed out in the first round, rather than the 50 win Pacific Division Champions. The recency of the first round exit, losing in five games against the underdog team, will mask a lot … Continue reading How the Flames couldn’t counter the Avalanche’s onslaught

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CALGARY, AB - MARCH 19: Matthew Tkachuk #19, Noah Hanifin #55 and teammates of the Calgary Flames celebrate a goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets during an NHL game on March 19, 2019 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

Flames’ solid defensive corps optimal for the playoffs

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are just around the corner, and the Calgary Flames are adding the finishing touches to their lineup. Between resting some players and doing everything they can to get Johnny Gaudreau to the elusive 100 point mark, the Flames close out the season with luxuries they wouldn't have afforded had they not … Continue reading Flames’ solid defensive corps optimal for the playoffs

CALGARY, AB - JANUARY 18: Johnny Gaudreau #13 and teammates of the Calgary Flames celebrate a goal against the Detroit Red Wings during an NHL game on January 18, 2019 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

Revisiting The Win Column’s Calgary Flames over/under predictions at the All-Star break

At the start of the 2018-19 season, we put out The Win Column's over/under predictions for this year's iteration of the Calgary Flames. As Johnny Gaudreau is spending his weekend in San Jose to participate in the 2019 All-Star Game, let's take a look at which predictions are holding true and which are probably doomed. … Continue reading Revisiting The Win Column’s Calgary Flames over/under predictions at the All-Star break

Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan celebrate an overtime victory, David Rittich and Matthew Tkachuk celebrate in the background.

About Last Night #13: Flames use some late game magic to complete the comeback in Buffalo

The Calgary Flames didn't have much time to celebrate their spectacular win over the Toronto Maple Leafs, as they made the quick drive across the border to face the Buffalo Sabres last night. On the tail end of a back-to-back, amid a quick two game Eastern Conference road-trip, the odds were stacked against the Flames as … Continue reading About Last Night #13: Flames use some late game magic to complete the comeback in Buffalo

Mike Smith of the Calgary Flames celebrates with his team after winning against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

About Last Night #12: Flames beat the Maple Leafs in convincing fashion

The Calgary Flames started their week with Monday Night hockey against the Toronto Maple Leafs. After managing just one point in three games last week, the Flames were looking to fix their issues and get back into their winning ways. Facing the league's highest scoring team, the Flames emerged victorious. The Flames opened up the game … Continue reading About Last Night #12: Flames beat the Maple Leafs in convincing fashion

CALGARY, AB - OCTOBER 25: Pittsburgh Penguins Right Wing Phil Kessel #81 celebrates a goal with teammates against the Calgary Flames during an NHL game on October 25, 2018 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

About Last Night #10: Flames play historically pathetic game in 9-1 blowout loss to Penguins

The Calgary Flames returned home after a short road trip out east to face the Pittsburgh Penguins at home. Coming off three uninspiring performances, two of which saw them get hopelessly outplayed by lesser opponents, they set out to rebound against the powerhouse Penguins and stay above .500. If you've made it this far, I commend … Continue reading About Last Night #10: Flames play historically pathetic game in 9-1 blowout loss to Penguins

MONTREAL, QC - OCTOBER 23: Paul Byron #41 of the Montreal Canadiens misses the net against goaltender David Rittich #33 of the Calgary Flames in the NHL game at the Bell Centre on October 23, 2018 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty Images

About Last Night #9: Flames deliver embarrassing effort in loss to Canadiens

  The Calgary Flames wrapped up a short road trip Tuesday night against the Montreal Canadiens. The Canadiens, a consensus pick among pundits to be among the worst teams in the NHL, had started the season with an impressive 4-1-2 record and a chance to rise to first in the Atlantic with a win over … Continue reading About Last Night #9: Flames deliver embarrassing effort in loss to Canadiens