Revisiting Micheal Ferland with Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan

Embed from Getty Images Since Jiri Hudler in the 2014-15 season, the Flames have had a fair bit of trouble with finding a right winger to play with Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan. Hudler was magic with the duo in the year the Flames went to the playoffs, but he fell off a cliff the…

WWYD Wednesday: Solve the Flames’ goaltending problem

Embed from Getty Images Brad Treliving probably thought he’d solved the Flames’ goaltending woes last summer. At least, he likely thought he was inching closer to a long-term solution.  In the 2016 offseason, Treliving traded for Brian Elliott and signed Chad Johnson to a cheap, one-year deal. Together, Elliott and Johnson promised to improve Calgary’s…

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What should the Flames do with Sam Bennett?

With just one goal and two points in his last 22 games, Sam Bennett is in another prolonged scoring slump. Now in his second full season with the Calgary Flames, Bennett continues to struggle with offensive inconsistency as he adapts to playing centre at the highest level. The Flames project Bennett as a centre long term, but that…

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Flames 6, Predators 5 (OT) post-game embers: Wow

Embed from Getty Images That game was a roller coaster of emotions. It had everything: big leads. Devastating comebacks. Fights. Big saves. A Micheal scoring two goals and a Mikael scoring another two, with two Michaels out there along for the ride. And two points – while giving up another point to a team the…

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Three Under the Radar Trade Targets

  As the trade deadline approaches, it’s only logical to talk about the most popular names on the rumour mill. While it’s fun to discuss the possibility of Matt Duchene, Gabriel Landeskog, or Kevin Shattenkirk getting dealt, there are other names that are just as likely, maybe even more likely, to be actually be traded…

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Post-Game: The best of times, the blurst of times

(Christopher Hanewinckel / USA Today Sports) Sometimes it seems like the Calgary Flames are allergic to making life easier on themselves. How many times this season have they had a chance to take a big step – getting to .500, getting into a wildcard spot, getting into a divisional spot, or giving themselves some breathing…