Flames: Calgary Hopes New Faces Will Make Difference in 2020-2021

The Calgary Flames made significant moves in the off-season and hope the new hires translate to Stanley Cup Playoff success. The challenge is getting everyone on board and creating a cohesive unit to push deep into the post-season. The Flames snagged two former Vancouver Canucks in goalie Jacob Markstrom and defenceman Chris Tanev. Markstrom signedContinue reading “Flames: Calgary Hopes New Faces Will Make Difference in 2020-2021”

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: Does Calgary Need More Scoring?

The Calgary Flames are in the thick of it as they venture into their All-Star break, with a 26-19-5 record and a total of 57 points. That ties them with the Edmonton Oilers, Arizona Coyotes and Vegas Golden Knights in the Pacific, while the Vancouver Canucks top the joint with 58 points. The San JoseContinue reading “Flames: Does Calgary Need More Scoring?”

Flames: Calgary Mounts Impressive Comeback to Topple Toronto

The Calgary Flames and Toronto Maple Leafs met Thursday night in Cowtown, each team boasting new coaches and new narratives this December. When the dust cleared at the Scotiabank Saddledome, the Flames stood tall with the 4-2 victory and the Maple Leafs were left holding the proverbial bag. The game was vital as a sortContinue reading “Flames: Calgary Mounts Impressive Comeback to Topple Toronto”