Back by popular demand - The Gaudfather

Kent Wilson
April 13 2014 09:53AM


Two time NCAA player of the year. Bean Pot MVP. Two time First team all star. Bill Flynn trophy winner. National Champion. World Junion Championship gold medalist. Hobey Baker finalist. Hobey Baker award winner.

And now...Calgary Flame. 

Read Article | 14 Comments

Let's Talk Rosters

Ryan Pike
April 12 2014 10:15AM

It's an off-day today. The Flames are traveling to Vancouver for Game 82 tomorrow. The Heat are resting after a hard-fought 3-2 win over the Oklahoma City Barons (the Baby Oilers) last night.

There's a big double-header on Sunday: Heat/Barons at 2pm MT on Sportsnet 360, then Flames/Canucks on Sportsnet West at 7pm MT.

For giggles, let's take a quick gander at the roster of the playoff-bound Abbotsford Heat.

Read Article | 70 Comments

Post-Game: Jets Spoil The Party!

Ryan Pike
April 11 2014 10:14PM

The Flames entered tonight's game poised to finish off their home schedule in style. Unfortunately, the Winnipeg Jets spoiled the party, taking a 5-3 decision to push the Flames to "just" a .500 record at home. The difference-maker was a fairly uninspired first period and a few lapses in the defensive zone.

Here's how it shook down.

Read Article | 27 Comments

Flames Sign Gaudreau & Arnold

Ryan Pike
April 11 2014 05:00PM

And it's official.

The Calgary Flames have formally announced the signing of NCAA standouts Johnny Gaudreau and Bill Arnold to entry-level contracts. Both are expected to meet the team in Vancouver and may be in the line-up for Sunday's finale against the Vancouver Canucks.

Read Article | 98 Comments

FGD: Prelude

Taylor McKee
April 11 2014 04:26PM

Alright folks, I know we are all a little buzzed from the teasing of the  OFFICIAL news that our loveable group of try-hards is about to get an extra special dose of hobbit magic. BUT. There is still a game to play before that against the Winnipeg Jets. We are going to have a whole lot more on the big day in a little bit but in the meantime, there is still another hockey game to be played tonight.

So, consider this Gaudreaustmas Eve, but first your parents are making you go to church. And Kevin Westgarth is giving the sermon.

Lineups and abbreviated preview after the jump!

Read Article | 29 Comments