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When the Goalie Steals the Game: SJ 2 – Calgary 5

Flames Clinch Playoff Spot A post shared by Calgary Flames (@nhlflames) on Mar 31, 2017 at 9:16pm PDT 36 saves on the night for Brian Elliott, who stole two tonight. When you enter into the playoffs, or any game for that matter, the goalie is the one player who can...

Flames Fail to Clinch in Rough and Tumble Game

63 penalty minutes handed out in a game that could've seen Calgary clinch a playoff spot. They'll eventually get there, but this was more of a statement game, and the Flames failed miserably. All eyes on Matthew Tkachuck, his first game vs the Kings after the elbow to...

Nine in a Row: Calgary 3 – Winnipeg 0

Reposted from CJsAviOr from Reddit You are going to be so proud of your team. Because we’re gonna turn it around, and we’re gonna start winning again! We’re gonna win so much! We’re going to win at every level. We’re going to win vs the Predators. We’re going to win...

8 in a Row iN Costly Win: Calgary 5 – Montreal 0

The last time these two teams met the Flames put in a stinker. Now it was Montreal's turn to drop a turd. With two streak on the line, Montreal's 6 game win streak, and Clagary's 7, somebody was going home unhappy. There were a few keys to this win, here's the...

Flames 2 – LA 1 (OT)

The Calgary Flames have had a significant February month. Up until February, very few fans thought they had a chance of making the postseason. Now they are threatening to take third (or dare I say second) place in the Pacific division. The team continues struggles to...

Flames 3 – Lightning 2

It was close in the end, but when the final buzzer sounded the Flames strung together another road win in their SE US trip that continues tomorrow night in Florida. Glen Gulutzan gives his analysis of tonight's win in Tampa! pic.twitter.com/9h2xVXGf2c—...

Referee Bias Evident: Flames 3 – Flyers 1 #widemaneffect

After putting up one of the worst efforts of the entire season Monday against the Phoenix Coyotes, the Calgary Flames had a chance to right the ship tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers. Three thoughts from tonight's game. 1) Everyone is talking about how the...

Road Swing Wins

The Flames take their mandatory 5 day break that will let other teams pick up some games in hand. We'll see where the Flames sit come Monday when they face the Coyotes again. The recent trip to the Metro Division was an opportunity to play some consistent hockey, or...

Brian Burke on Hockey Analytics – Agree or Disagree?

I found this clip interesting. Part of my agrees, analytics is the poster child of arm chair enthusiasts and anybody who took a stats class in college. It's a tool in the toolbox. But part of my disagrees simply because, ironically, the stats on scouting shows that...

Flames 5 – Wild 1

For some reason the Calgary Flames can beat the Minnesota Wild. They aren't particularly good against teams with a better record, but the Wild, they swept the season series. Here's the post-game. Coming off the All-Star break the Flames have a light schedule for the...

Much Needed Win: Calgary 3 – Ottawa 2 (OT)

The Flames are back in the win column but that doesn't mean they've solved their problems, which are significant, particularly on 5v5 play. The inability to generate offence 5v5 is killing the team. It's only tonight that the lines finally got a major shakeup, save...