April 30 2015 07:00AM
The second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs begin today! And the Calgary Flames have survived the opening round to live another day, and for another round!
Can the Flames continue their dream season? Can they extend their miraculous run? Or will they taste the sour flavour of defeat? We asked the FlamesNation bunch to give their thoughts.
April 29 2015 01:00PM
The Calgary Flames face a familiar foe as they move onto the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs in the form of the Anaheim Ducks. The Ducks are the Pacific Division champions, and the one team among the entire division that the Flames didn't beat in the season series.
The Ducks are riding high, having swept the Winnipeg Jets and shattering the hearts of Canadian hockey fans. The Flames have a chance to avenge their Western Canadian brethren and move on to the conference finals, a round the club has only ever been to four times in its history.
Here are five reasons why the Flames will win this series.
April 29 2015 11:45AM
The rich got richer this week in the National Hockey League, as reports are that KHL star Artemi Panarin has agreed to a deal with the Chicago Blackhawks.
But our old pal Elliotte Friedman shared his weekly 30 Thoughts earlier today, and revealed that the Flames were nearly the North American landing spot for the talented Russian.
April 28 2015 03:00PM
As we've continued our walk down memory lane this week, reflecting on the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs as we prepare for the Calgary Flames' second round series with the Anaheim Ducks.
So far, there's been a common thread, and I'm prepared to make a fairly bold declaration.
Matt Stajan was Calgary's most valuable player in the opening round.
April 28 2015 01:00PM
The National Hockey League today announced a pair of potential schedules for the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The scenarios vary depending on whether Tampa Bay or Detroit win their series' Game 7 on Wednesday evening.
And yes, because the universe loves watching Canadians squirm, it does impact Calgary's post-season scheduling.