Flames Visual Recap 3: Flames comeback with a torching second period, win second straight over Canucks

The Calgary Flames got off to a shaky start against the Vancouver Canucks, but after the first period, they came out ablaze in the second and never looked back. Johnny Gaudreau, Mikael Backlund, and Elias Lindholm scored three straight goals in the second frame. In the third, Mark Giordano added a power play goal and … Continue reading Flames Visual Recap 3: Flames comeback with a torching second period, win second straight over Canucks

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Flames Visual Recap 2: Markstrom shuts out Canucks, Flames get first win of the year

The Calgary Flames picked up their first win of the 2020-21 campaign, winning with a 3-0 shutout over the Vancouver Canucks. Jacob Markstrom stopped all 32 shots against him, while the Flames got three power play goals from Sean Monahan, Dillon Dube, and Matthew Tkachuk. Check out these data visualisations to see how the Game … Continue reading Flames Visual Recap 2: Markstrom shuts out Canucks, Flames get first win of the year

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Flames Visual Recap 1: Calgary earns a point in overtime, Jets extend Flames’ opening night losing streak

The Calgary Flames opened up their 2020-21 season on the road against the Winnipeg Jets. Goals from Matthew Tkachuk, Johnny Gaudreau, and Elias Lindholm weren't enough as the Jets were able to rally back and win in overtime. Check out these data visualisations to see how the Game 1 went down for the Flames. Game … Continue reading Flames Visual Recap 1: Calgary earns a point in overtime, Jets extend Flames’ opening night losing streak

About Last Night Round 1 Game 6: Flames blow 3-0 lead to lose series

It was the best start the Flames have had in any game in the bubble. Facing elimination, they came out absolutely flying. They took advantage of a shaky Anton Khudobin and put three goals past the Dallas goaltender in the first 6:34 of the game. Andrew Mangiapane led the charge with a slick tip-in goal, … Continue reading About Last Night Round 1 Game 6: Flames blow 3-0 lead to lose series

About Last Night Round 1 Game 5: Flames slow start burns them as Stars take 3-2 lead

Another day, another game where the Flames did not start on time. They came out very flat, and the Stars most certainly did not. At the tail end of a four on four, the Stars made a play up ice and as the Flames went to the man-advantage, Jamie Benn took a pass from Tyler … Continue reading About Last Night Round 1 Game 5: Flames slow start burns them as Stars take 3-2 lead

About Last Night Playoff Round 1 Game 4: Special Teams Not Enough For Flames, Stars Even the Series.

Opportunistic special teams play was almost enough, but the Flames couldn't hang on long enough to secure the victory. Joe Pavelski opened the scoring late in the first, but was answered quickly by Johnny Gaudreau on the power play. The two teams then traded goals. Pavelski scored on a bullet shot on a two on … Continue reading About Last Night Playoff Round 1 Game 4: Special Teams Not Enough For Flames, Stars Even the Series.

About Last Night Playoff Round 1 Game 3: Talbot slams the door as the Flames take a 2-1 series lead

The Flames came out very flat to start this second game in as many nights, and Dallas had an early opportunity to make it 1-0, but Alexander Radulov hit the bar on a wide open net. The Stars had a couple other early chances before the Flames finally woke up and started playing. They came … Continue reading About Last Night Playoff Round 1 Game 3: Talbot slams the door as the Flames take a 2-1 series lead

About Last Night Playoff Round 1 Game 2: Flames come close but cannot beat surging Stars

The Flames started this one off right. Just 19 seconds into the game, a shot from the point bounced off the back boards and right to Dillon Dube who put it past Ben Bishop. Unfortunately, that lead would not last long. With Tyler Seguin and Alexander Radulov pressed in front of the net, the puck … Continue reading About Last Night Playoff Round 1 Game 2: Flames come close but cannot beat surging Stars

About Last Night Round 1 Game 1: Flames young guns get it done to beat the Stars

The first period was the Dillon Dube Show. On a Flames powerplay, a beautiful three way passing play found its way from Milan Lucic to Dube, who one timed it past Anton Khudobin. Later in the frame, Dube made a great play to get around the Dallas defender and put the puck in far side. … Continue reading About Last Night Round 1 Game 1: Flames young guns get it done to beat the Stars

About Last Night Playoff Game 4: Flames overwhelm Jets to win series

This one was one for the books. Right off the opening draw, Milan Lucic and Nathan Beaulieu dropped the gloves in a spirited fight, which set the tone for the game. While both players were in the box, Erik Gustafsson's point shot was stopped by Connor Hellebuyck, but the rebound was picked up by Dillon … Continue reading About Last Night Playoff Game 4: Flames overwhelm Jets to win series