March 08 2010 10:49AM
With the Flames posting back-to-back wins for the first time in recent memory last week, their chances of securing a playoff spot increased to about 35% after bottoming out at around 20% after the 4-0 loss to the Wild. The source of the link, Sports Club Stats, determines playoff probabilities by weighting a number of factors and then simulating the season 25 million times. The most recent round of simulations have the Flames making the playoffs 35% of the time.
That's not terribly comforting. To break the hypothetical 93 point post-season barrier, the Flames will have to go 9-6-2 or better in their final 17 games (.588 WIN%). That doesn't seem overly unrealistic...until you glance at the club's remaining opponents:
March 07 2010 03:29PM
Brent Sutter's netminder choice on Sunday afternoon shed some light on Darryl Sutter's trade-deadline activity earlier this week.
March 07 2010 12:44PM
Welcome to the Game Day Fire Drill, for this, Calgary’s 65th game of the season on March 7, 2010.
March 05 2010 09:30PM
The Flames didn't do so hot against Jacques Lemaire's old squad earlier this week, but they took care of business against his current club on Friday night at the Saddledome.
March 05 2010 03:50PM
Welcome to the Game Day Fire Drill, for this, Calgary’s 64th game of the season on March 5, 2010.