Canucks: Anticipating Life After Jacob Markstrom

Free agency opens October 9 and that means the Vancouver Canucks are watching their window to sign goalie Jacob Markstrom shrink by the day. There is still time to get something done and sign the 30-year-old to a new deal, but there are reasons to believe things aren’t going smoothly. Reports out of Vancouver suggestContinue reading “Canucks: Anticipating Life After Jacob Markstrom”

Stars: Dallas Eliminates Calgary with Historic Comeback Win

The Dallas Stars sent the Calgary Flames packing Thursday night, negating a three-goal lead with seven of their own in a row to close out Game Six at Rogers Place in Edmonton. It was astonishing and heartbreaking and bizarre all at once. The Flames jumped out with three goals in the first period, with AndrewContinue reading “Stars: Dallas Eliminates Calgary with Historic Comeback Win”

2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Calgary Flames vs. Dallas Stars

The Calgary Flames will lock up with the Dallas Stars in the first round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The clubs haven’t met in the post-season since 1981, when the Stars were the North Stars of Minnesota and the Flames were in their first playoffs. They met in the semifinals and the North StarsContinue reading “2020 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Calgary Flames vs. Dallas Stars”

Flames: Calgary Advances to Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Calgary Flames have eliminated the Winnipeg Jets from the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round. The victory came Thursday thanks to a 4-0 drubbing, closing out the best-of-five series in this qualifying set-up. As far as the NHL is concerned, this isn’t the “first round” of the Stanley Cup Playoffs but it does countContinue reading “Flames: Calgary Advances to Stanley Cup Playoffs”

Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Winnipeg Jets vs. Calgary Flames

Hockey is back a big way and there’s a lot to cover in a relatively short period of time. That means it’s time to cut back on the boilerplate introduction and get on with the show. Up next, the Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets. This is the all-Canadian clash that has people talking. Both teamsContinue reading “Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Winnipeg Jets vs. Calgary Flames”