Flames: Calgary Loses Sixth Straight Game

It seemed like only yesterday that we were talking about the Calgary Flames losing four straight. Fast-forward to today and we’re looking back on what was a sixth straight loss. This one came at the hands of the St. Louis Blues Thursday and the Flames were, to put it kindly, absolutely shelled. Calgary was blownContinue reading “Flames: Calgary Loses Sixth Straight Game”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames are entering 2019-2020 with designs on winning it all, as you might expect from all 31 NHL teams. But this time, Calgary stands a more-than-fair chance of making the playoffs in back-to-back seasons for the first time in about a decade and winning it all. The Flames finished first in the WesternContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Calgary Flames”

What Went Wrong: Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames had, by most standards, a very good 2018-2019 campaign. With a 50-25-7 record, they finished first in the Pacific Division and first in the Western Conference. The Flames clinched their playoff berth in mid-March and their 50 wins put many in mind of the 1988-1989 edition of the franchise, with that StanleyContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Calgary Flames”

Playoff Preview: Colorado Avalanche vs. Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames enter the playoffs first in the Pacific Division, gaining 107 points in the regular season, and they’ll tangle with the Colorado Avalanche in what could be a wide-open first round. The Avalanche pulled into the second wild card spot in the Western Conference, with 90 points. The Flames hold the edge inContinue reading “Playoff Preview: Colorado Avalanche vs. Calgary Flames”

Flames: Toronto Tilt Highlights Calgary’s Goaltending “Difficulties”

It’s funny to imagine, but it’s entirely possible that the Calgary Flames and Toronto Maple Leafs could meet in the Stanley Cup Final. This Canadian dream isn’t unthinkable and that’s what made Monday’s encounter so captivating. The Maple Leafs took the win by a final score of 6-2. On the surface, that’s brutal for theContinue reading “Flames: Toronto Tilt Highlights Calgary’s Goaltending “Difficulties””