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

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

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…

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

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

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…

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

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)

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…

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

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

  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…

About Last Night #7: Flames fall to the Predators and lose at home for the first time

The Nashville Predators celebrate a win against the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Juuso Valimaki and Michael Stone are pictured skating off the ice.

The Calgary Flames welcomed the Nashville Predators to the Saddledome last night to play their second match of the season. The last time these two teams faced off, the Flames were dominant and convincingly beat the Predators with a 3-0 shutout. Things were a bit different this time around. Less than one minute into the game,…

About Last Night #5: Flames complete the comeback and dazzle in overtime

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 13: Elias Lindholm #28 of the Calgary Flames celebrates with teammates Sam Bennett #93 and Rasmus Andersson #4 after scoring a goal against the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on October 13, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. The Flames defeated the Avalanche 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames came into Denver looking to bounce back from their loss against the St. Louis Blues. On the last stop of their three game road trip, the Flames looked to end things strong against the Colorado Avalanche. Things didn't start off too well, as Nathan MacKinnon and JT Compher both capitalised early on…

The Calgary Flames must set their season tone on the road

PK Subban of the Nashville Predators defends against Mikael Backlund of the Calgary Flames in front of Pekka Rinne of the Predators.

After splitting a home-and-home against the Vancouver Canucks to open the season, the Calgary Flames embark on their first road trip. They will be paying visits to three Central teams: last year's Presidents' Trophy winners, the Nashville Predators; and two playoff bubble teams, the St. Louis Blues and Colorado Avalanche. This road trip will be…

About Last Night: Thoughts from Game #14

Opponent Sunday:  New Jersey Devils @ CGY Result  The Calgary Flames recovered from another rough start to beat the New Jersey Devils 5-4 in a shootout. Mike Smith probably had his worst game as a Flame, yet still made several incredible saves to bail out his teammates during a less than stellar first period. This…

About Last Night: Thoughts From Game #12

Opponent Sunday: Washington Capitals @ CGY Result  After losing four of their past five games, the Calgary Flames were in dire need of a positive outing for their Halloween game against the Washington Capitals. Small tweaks were made to the group to address Friday's listless effort, mainly by the reinsertion of Brett Kulak and Curtis Lazar…

About Last Night: Thoughts from Game #10

Opponent Wednesday: St. Louis Blues @ STL Result  Exactly a year ago, Mikael Backlund and Michael Frolik met a new linemate named Matthew Tkachuk. After a full season's worth of playing time together, 3M came to St. Louis with intentions of showing why they've been the best line in the league. What better way to…