2017-2018 Season Preview: Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames have made the post-season two times in the past three seasons and that’s been making some people kind of optimistic about their chances going forward. There are still questions, as there always are, and the team is still transitioning away from a rebuild phase to something more dependable. But such is life,Continue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Calgary Flames”

Anaheim Ducks Sweep Calgary Flames

The Anaheim Ducks have swept the Calgary Flames out of the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Ducks put the Flames away with a 3-1 victory on Wednesday night. They burst out to a 2-0 lead that seemed to catch Calgary flat-footed, with goalie Brian Elliott chased from the net after theContinue reading “Anaheim Ducks Sweep Calgary Flames”

2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Anaheim Ducks vs. Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames find themselves back in the playoffs for the second time in three seasons and the first under head coach Greg Gulutzan. They’ll meet the Anaheim Ducks, who won the Pacific Division again but will be looking to move past the conference final for the first time since winning it all in 2007.Continue reading “2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Anaheim Ducks vs. Calgary Flames”

Johnny Gaudreau Out with Broken Finger

The Calgary Flames can’t catch a break. News broke on Wednesday morning that Johnny Gaudreau was set for surgery on a broken finger he suffered on Tuesday against the Minnesota Wild and there is currently no timetable for his return. “It can be four [weeks], it can be six…you don’t know,” Flames coach Glen GulutzanContinue reading “Johnny Gaudreau Out with Broken Finger”

2016-2017 Season Preview: Calgary Flames

Like all Canadian teams last season, the Calgary Flames ended things on an unacceptable note. They finished 35-40-7, 10 points behind the Minnesota Wild for the second wild card spot in the Western Conference. As a result, the Flames canned head coach Bob Hartley in May and brought in Greg Gulutzan. Calgary has its workContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Calgary Flames”