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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...

Flames Assert Themselves in Two Convincing Wins

Two big games against divisional rivals and two big wins. Starting Saturday against the Oilers. The Flames met the Oilers push with a come-from-behind victory against their provincial rivals. Oilers fans were losing their minds over the play of Matthew Tkachuk when...

Same ol Problems for Flames

The Calgary Flames completed a brief Southern California road trip and came away with two of a possible six points. Consistency remains the obvious key factor that will determine whether this year's version will be any better than previous. So far, although there are...

Vancouver Canucks Home Jersey Review

Welcome to a new segment on FlamesForum: NHL sweater reviews. Our friend Adam at @adams_sweater_reviews will now deliver his review of NHL sweaters for your reading pleasure.  These are my favourite sweaters in the league, which says a lot because the Canucks are my...

Come Back Kids: Calgary 6 – Colorado 5

After an uneventful first period that saw the Calgary Flames control most of the play, the goals started to come fast and furious. 11 goals in total, with Colorado taking the second, and Calgary closing it out with a commanding third period of play. Why did the Flames...

Roller Coster of Emotions: Flames 2 – Leafs 1

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by NHL (@nhl) on Oct 29, 2018 at 6:45pm PDT Flames deserved this one. Arguably their best defensive game of the season put together for two points at the Scotiabank Arena. They dominated the game apart from a...

Colorado Avalanche Third Jersey Review

Welcome to a new segment on FlamesForum: NHL sweater reviews. Our friend Adam at @adams_sweater_reviews will now deliver his review of NHL sweaters for your reading pleasure.  Love these for so many reasons. This is the right way to blend classic jersey design with...

Calgary Flames Suffer Worst Defeat Since Young Guns Era

Calgary Flames Suffer Worst Defeat Since Young Guns Era

That was a bad team, a bad team for nearly a decade. A 9-1 loss in front of home fans who paid good money to see a complete meltdown. What's there to say 10 games in other than this is a bad team that's lost. It's worse than last year despite BT's attempts to build a...