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”

Flames: Talbot Stops 44 as Calgary Thrashes Ducks

Cam Talbot picked up his first shutout for the Calgary Flames Thursday and his team knocked off the Anaheim Ducks by a final score of 6-0. It was a thrashing, bolstered by four goals in the first period that took the home team right out of it. And Talbot made a career-high 44 stops forContinue reading “Flames: Talbot Stops 44 as Calgary Thrashes Ducks”

Flames: Calgary Flounders Through Fourth Straight Loss

The Calgary Flames are struggling. This is a statement of fact. The club has lost four straight and Sunday’s 6-0 trouncing at the hands of the Vegas Golden Knights may have been a breaking point of sorts. The Flames are now 10-10-3 this season and have been shutout the past two contests. They’ve been outscoredContinue reading “Flames: Calgary Flounders Through Fourth Straight Loss”

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”