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”

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”

Flames: Calgary Ready for More After Clinching Division

With a 5-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night, the Calgary Flames clinched the Pacific Division title. It marked the first time in 13 years that the Flames accomplished the feat. They’ll also end the regular season as the Western Conference champs, the first time in 29 years they’ve done that andContinue reading “Flames: Calgary Ready for More After Clinching Division”

Flames: Calgary Tops the Western Conference

Don’t look now, but the Calgary Flames are atop the Western Conference. It seems it was only a month ago that we were talking about goalie Mike Smith’s stumbles between the pipes and how the Flames were struggling, but here we are a month later and things are going beyond well in Calgary. The FlamesContinue reading “Flames: Calgary Tops the Western Conference”