November 28 2016 08:00AM
This road trip has been a roller coaster of emotions. The surreal highs of seeing intervals of this Calgary Flames team looking like a cohesive entity complete with goals and capable netminding; those crippling lows that a lot of us are growing accustom to. There have been bizarro-world situations where good and bad have transpired, too.
Last night was a weird mix of all three, plus the Stamps lost. For now at least, away from the teary eyes and reality that Calgary sports teams failed to win let's discuss three things intertwined with each other: penalties, shorthanded goals, and the penalty kill.
November 26 2016 08:00AM
If this team needed anything - and I mean literally anything - it was a strong road trip on their longest road trip of the year. The sort of road trip that Sportsnet, local media, and just about everyone talks about should these Calgary Flames find further success this season. You best believe that everyone will talk about it if this team somehow makes the playoffs, too.
But that's forever from now and last night we saw a glimmer of hope that Sam Bennett's game has rebounded. This team will definitely need the Bennett we saw last night to show up a lot more.
November 24 2016 12:00PM
Hi friends, we're back again this week with another edition of the FlamesNation podcast. We're still working out the kinks and flow of our program so we appreciate all listeners who've returned or are carving our names into the palms of their hands.
As a heads up: I'm waiting on a response from iTunes/Apple about our podcast being approved still so don't worry about that. Once we're approved on there, we'll have the first two episodes, and every future episode on iTunes for easy convenience.
November 22 2016 08:00AM
Losing to a team that is barely together due to injuries isn't nice. Losing after several decent wins by a team that has struggled to find any shred of consistency isn't fun. Why the reoccurring theme of the Calgary Flames this season is one step forward, two steps back is beyond me.
Even through the constant themes and noticeable deficiencies that everyone has seemed to catch onto, it still continues and it's not getting easier to watch.
November 17 2016 02:00PM
Hello friends, readers, listeners, individuals with murderous intent in their hearts, and the masochist fan base surrounding the Calgary Flames. Over the summer - and especially since the start of the season - we've been trying to align our personal lives and schedules around doing the podcast regularly and in a digestible format.