FGD: A Yale-ian vs. Predators

In the final 12 games of the season or so, the Flames and Preds are battling it out for who can be more mediocre. The Predators’ playoff hopes are completely extinguished while the Flames are still just those loveable little scamps who don’t know when to quit or when to just stop throwing themselves in…



Now most of my hockey fantasies include Jordan Eberle, a bottle of sherry, a roaring fire and a DVD of All Dogs Go To Heaven. So when I heard about a video called the Fantasy Minute I was understandably excited. Today we are introducing the Fantasy Minute but be forewarned – it’s about fantasy hockey not…


News and Notes – March 20 2014

It’s a practice day for your Calgary Flames as they prepare for a clash on Friday night with NHL Draft implications with the Nashville Predators! Here’s what’s happening.



Via Flickr For a period of time in November, the Flames were awful. Like, just horrible and awful and garbage and every other word that you can think of that meant bad. Their record in October was a perfectly fine 5-5-2,  but the November record of 4-7-2 wasn’t. The question is: why did this happen?


Five things: All college

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….

Quick Flames Contract Rundown

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 (**).

Post-Game: Hospital Hockey

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…

FGD: A Visit From Buffalo

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…

Flames Sign Ken Agostino

Amidst a flurry of rumours, the Calgary Flames officially signed LW Ken Agostino, the club announced this morning.