May 09 2015 07:00AM

Mikko Rantanen is a quality two-way winger who played in a top pro league (SM-Liiga) at age 18. His output in the Finnish elite league (56GP, 9-19-28) suggests real offensive ability.

How good is Mikko Rantanen?

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Playoff Post-Game: To The Brink

Ryan Pike
May 08 2015 10:49PM

In a crucial Game 4 for both sides, the Calgary Flames played a pretty strong first ten minutes and got a two-goal lead. However, the veteran Anaheim Ducks steadied themselves, and between some veteran poise from the Ducks and some errors by the team's youngsters led to a narrow 4-2 Ducks win.

The loss puts the Flames at a 3-1 disadvantage in the series, which continues with its fifth game on Sunday night in Anaheim. The Ducks can advance to the Western Conference Final with a win at home.

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Bouma and Ferland In, Jooris and Granlund Out for Game 4

Ryan Pike
May 08 2015 07:39PM

The Calgary Flames have made a single line-up change from Game 3 for tonight's Game 4, but it's a doozy.

Per the NHL's official game sheet for the game, the team has inserted Lance Bouma and Micheal Ferland into the line-up in place of Markus Granlund and Josh Jooris. It's Bouma's first game since April 7, when he was injured blocking a shot against the Arizona Coyotes, and Ferland's first since leaving Game 1 against Anaheim with an upper body injury.

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The Rally Tie

May 08 2015 02:42PM


We're starting trends here, today, Citizens.

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Bouma and Ferland Are "Game-Time Decisions"

Ryan Pike
May 08 2015 01:00PM

In more good news for a team that pulled another rabbit out of their hat in Game 3, the Calgary Flames may be getting some reinforcements tonight.

Per reports from morning skate, both Lance Bouma and Micheal Ferland were on the ice for the Flames. Bouma took part in line rushes, as he did yesterday, skating with Matt Stajan and David Jones.

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