March 20 2014 09:00AM
1. A big surprise
With the college hockey season now winding down and the NCAA tournament slated to start in just eight days, I figure this is a good time to look at the season enjoyed by the Flames' various prospects in the NCAA, with a bit more of a focus on the notable ones. This feeling, though, is precipitated largely by one person, who I never expected: Mark Jankowski.
March 19 2014 03:10PM
Tonight, LIVE via Google Hangouts, YouTube and the magic of the Internet, join FlamesNation's Ryan Pike, Christian Roatis and Kent Wilson - and perhaps some special guests maybe - to discuss the hottest topics of the day.
March 19 2014 09:37AM
The Flames have added two contracts of late, inking Kenny Agostino and Brett Kulak this week. This leads to some questions about how many bodies they have under contract for the coming 2014-15 season.
Here's a quick and dirty contract primer for y'all. Two way deals are noted with a double asterisk (**).
March 18 2014 10:15PM
Back in 2004, Ville Nieminen coined a term - “hospital hockey.” It referred to low-event, low-pace games were each team basically tried to wait each other out. It was in many ways a throwback night at the Scotiabank Saddledome, as the Flames came out of the gate flat, gave up a goal and then had to wait for their chance to claw back in.
They succeeded, and skated away with a 3-1 victory over the NHL's cellar-dweller, evening their home ice record at .500 (16-16-3).
March 18 2014 03:00PM
Tonight's game is the 69th game of the regular season for your Calgary Flames, and also the 69th for the visiting Buffalo Sabres. Neither team is on the way to the playoffs. Both teams are looking forward to the NHL Draft and next season. Both teams have rosters plum full of guys from the AHL - and guys fighting for NHL jobs.
That's one of the reasons this game could actually be pretty fun.