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It’s not bad, it’s just not great. Flames Near Playoffs

It’s not bad, it’s just not great. Flames Near Playoffs

Flames dropped last night's game to the LA Kings 0-3. I mean, LA isn't good, they're second last in the league, but they have been winning as of late. Plus, Calgary has a bit of a cushion a top of the Western Conference with SJ on a 5 game losing skid. But...

Everyone Gets a Goal! Flames Blow Out Devils

Everyone Gets a Goal! Flames Blow Out Devils

The Flames are entering the stretch run before April's opening of this year's playoff series. Calgary will be there, but in what place remains to be seen. Since the All-Star break the team has struggled to find a rhythm of consistency. Particularly concerning was the...

Flames New Arena Talks Shrouded in Secrecy

Some interesting tidbits emerging as the talks for a new Flames arena continues behind closed doors led by new Councillors. The curious part, FOIP requests for details on the "deals" being made behind closed doors are being rejected. Anyways, have a read, and remember...

3 Straight and a Dominant Win

And just like that the Calgary Flames have strung together three consecutive victories. After an up and down play following the All-Star break, Calgary returned home and put in a dominant game versus the Islanders. After facing stiff competition in Pittsburgh last...

Panic Mode? Flames Lose 3 Straight & Look Weak

Is it time to hit the panic button ? The Calgary Flames, with their loss last night against the league-leading Tampa Bay Lightning, are now in a three-game losing streak which they've only experienced three times this season. The cause for concern? Their play as of...

Back to Winning Ways – Flames Sweep Hurricanes

Calgary are back to their winning ways after the All-Star game with a win vs. Carolina. The team struggled to up their intensity versus Washington in a loss. Tonight there were many times they were hemmed in their own zone, with all 4 lines getting out worked down...

Still Surprised – Flames 2nd in League at All-Star Break

I'm surprised. I shouldn't be, but I am. I'm used to decades of inconsistent Flames. And suddenly this team is good. I can't even recall a time they were this good. I was too young. That shows you how long ago it was since the Calgary Flames were a legitimate threat...

Tops in the West – Flames Beat Philly

The Calgary Flames continued their Eastern road trip swing by getting back on winning track versus Philly. The Flames seem to have trouble beating up on non-playoff teams, Philly being no exception. Twice now they've had to come from behind in the third and pull out a...

Gaudreau and Big Wiener Rittich Show

A West Division classic between two of the leading teams took place in Winnipeg. Both teams were shrugging off their Christmas hangover, the Flames looking to get back to winning ways after losing 3 straight. This team seems to have the capability to get up for big...

Cap Trouble for Flames? Losers in Dallas

The Flames strolled into Dallas, a non-playoff team, and looked out of place. Lacklustre effort, D troubles, and zero offence to speak of. The PP went 0 for 5 is in dire need of help. What's worse, is that of 2 of 3 games on the road the Flames had to ice 7 D men due...

Dramatic Come From Being Win

Calgary 6 - Philadelphia 5 (OT) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Calgary Flames (@nhlflames) on Dec 12, 2018 at 8:37pm PST How did it happen? One minute remaining, Rasmus Andersson's clutch goal gave the Flames a chance....to score another just to tie....

Smitty Back – Calgary 2 – Minnesota 0

Mike Smith posted a shut out in his continued bid to rise above a slow season start. Here are three thoughts on the Flames win. Continued dominance of the top line with Gaudreau setting up Lindholm for two beauties. Mike Smith once again closing the door with huge...